state budget

Eliminating Federal Deduction to Fund Tax Cuts for the Wealthy and Corporations is a Bad Deal for Maryland

October 23, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
Eliminating the deduction for state and local taxes, as proposed in Republican leaders’ tax plan, would be a bad tradeoff read more

Federal Aid Supports Essential State and Local Investments in Maryland

June 12, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
As weak revenues continue to make it challenging for Maryland’s state and local governments to provide the services we all read more

Political Power Struggles Hurt Baltimore Communities

April 20, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
Freddie Gray died two years ago yesterday while in police custody. As anger, unrest, and litigation made Baltimore a fixture read more

Tax Day: Our Shared Investments in Maryland

April 14, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
What kind of state do you want Maryland to be? For most of us, the answer is straightforward. We want read more

Maryland Made Progress in the 2017 General Assembly Session

April 12, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
Maryland’s 2017 General Assembly Session came to a close Monday night. While there were also plenty of good ideas left read more

Proposed Budget Moves Maryland Backwards by Cutting Key Investments in Health, Education, Housing

January 24, 2017 by MDCEP
As a whole, the governor’s proposed budget for fiscal 2018 fails to make the investments we need to continue to read more

Maryland Must Preserve Critical Investments When Addressing Budget Shortfall

October 28, 2016 by Natalie Neill
Without major changes in the economy or state fiscal practices, Maryland policymakers will continue to face small budget shortfalls each read more

Governor Should Allow Programs to Use the Money They Need

June 22, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
Marylanders may once again see schools and other services essential for broad prosperity funded at levels below what meets public read more

Maryland Threatens Broad Prosperity by Weakening Estate Tax

May 11, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
Maryland has more millionaires per capita than any other state, and asks less of them when it comes time to read more

Approved State Budget Leaves Unmet Needs

April 1, 2016 by MDCEP
Maryland’s new state spending plan does not do all it could to meet the needs of families still struggling to read more
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