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2016 Session Leaves Missed Opportunities to Help Working Marylanders

April 13, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
When this year’s legislative session began, there was the potential for the General Assembly to take meaningful steps to help read more

State Budget Should Plan for People Returning to Medicaid

March 16, 2016 by Kristina Li
Decision makers in Annapolis appear willing to gamble on passing a budget that likely won’t meet the state’s needs. It read more

Tax Day 2015! Let’s Celebrate Our Investments

April 15, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
On April 15th our taxes are due and it’s a good time to pause and consider what we’ve invested in. read more

Cuts-only approach outlined by governor will hurt Maryland’s economy

February 5, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Author: Benjamin Orr, Executive Director  In his State of the State speech, Governor Hogan outlined an approach to the state’s read more

Bridging the Great Divide

December 19, 2014 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Yesterday, a key legislative committee recommended that the incoming governor dramatically reduce state investments, limit state borrowing, and increase transparency read more

The importance of childcare for working women

October 7, 2014 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Working women and childcare Funding for childcare is dwindling. The primary federal funding source, the Childcare and Development Fund, is read more

The Cost of Not Treating Young Offenders in Their Communities

September 29, 2014 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Today’s blog is by guest blogger Ann Blyberg Incarcerating juveniles takes a big toll on them — and the communities read more

Approved Budget Cuts Hinder Maryland’s Ability to Invest in Higher Education and Other Necessities

July 2, 2014 by MDCEP
Benjamin Orr, Executive Director of the Maryland Center on Economic Policy, issued the following statement today in response to Governor read more

Statement Opposing SB 602 – Estate Tax Expansion

March 5, 2014 by Sean Miskell
Raising the estate tax exemption increases inequality, harms Maryland’s economy Given before the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee read more

Statement Regarding the Impact of Social Safety Net Programs on Poverty in Maryland

February 7, 2014 by MDCEP
Given before the House Appropriations and Senate Budget and Taxation Committees Poverty is Sixth Largest County, but Investments Make a read more
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