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The State of Working for American Indians in Maryland

October 10, 2016 by Christopher Meyer
Maryland is home to about 58,000 American Indians, about 1 percent of the state’s population. Although they have the longest read more

Unemployment Rate Drops but Many Working Families Still Struggle to Make Ends Meet

March 3, 2016 by Mark Scott
Maryland’s standard of living is not increasing, even though more residents have jobs than at any point in recent history. read more

Women’s Economic Security Agenda Would Create Greater Economic Security For Working Families

February 12, 2016 by Kristina Li
  Many working families in Maryland aren’t paid enough to make ends meet, can’t take time off work when a read more

Economic Clouds Persist Despite Drop in Unemployment

March 17, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Maryland’s unemployment rate is lower than the national rate, and more Marylanders are back to work since the recession. However, read more

Statement in Support of SB 652- Expungement of Records

February 19, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Position Statement Supporting Senate Bill 652 Given before the Senate Judiciary Proceedings Committee  Repealing the subsequent conviction rule is critical read more

Statement in Support of SB 526- Maryland’s Second Chance Act 2015

February 19, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Second Chances are Vital to Our Economy Position Statement Supporting Senate Bill 526 Given before the Senate Judiciary Proceedings Committee    read more

Fewer suspensions, expulsions will help students graduate

August 27, 2014 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
On Wednesday, August 20th, the Anne Arundel County Board of Education approved a new policy for student suspensions and expulsions read more

MD unemployment rate drops

December 20, 2013 by Benjamin Orr
Maryland’s unemployment rate fell to 6.4 percent (PDF) in November, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, read more

Federal Budget Deal Fails to Extend Unemployment Benefits for Over 82,000 Marylanders

December 16, 2013 by Sean Miskell
Over 82,000 Maryland residents will lose their unemployment benefits in 2014 if federal lawmakers do not act to extend them. read more

MD unemployment rate 6.7% in Sept/Oct

November 22, 2013 by Benjamin Orr
Maryland’s unemployment rate was 6.7 percent for the past two months, according to data released today by the Bureau of read more