state budget

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

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

Exempting Pass-through Income from Taxation Would Harm Maryland’s Economy

March 2, 2016 by MDCEP
Position Statement Opposing House Bill 1250 Given before the House Ways and Means Committee Implementing a tax cut for one read more

Providing 10 Days of Notification Prior to Making Budget Cuts Promotes Transparency and Inclusion

February 16, 2016 by MDCEP
Position Statement in support of House Bill 368 Given before the House Appropriations Committee Requiring the Board of Public Works read more

Penny-Wise, Pound-Foolish Policies Could Threaten Projects that Help Economy Grow

November 24, 2015 by Mark Scott
Against a backdrop of growing revenues and an improving economy, Maryland might still face eliminating or delaying important transportation projects, read more

Maryland Immigrants Pay Millions into State Revenue System and Contributions Increase Post Immigration Reform

April 16, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Undocumented workers already pay many local and state taxes, particularly the sale tax and property tax. Two recent executive actions read more
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