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For Many Marylanders, Prosperity is Still Out of Reach

August 28, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
Marylanders overall tend to fare better financially than the average American, according to the latest Prosperity Now Scorecard. However, even 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

Pay Stub Transparency Ensures Everyone is Paid What They Are Owed

March 7, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement in support of House Bill 1143 Given before the House Economic Matters Committee The Maryland Pay Stub Transparency read more

Low-Wage Workers Should be Eligible for Overtime

February 21, 2017 by MDCEP
Position statement supporting House Bill 665 Given before the Economic Matters Committee Tens of thousands of Marylanders working for low read more

Low-Wage Workers Should be Eligible for Overtime

February 21, 2017 by MDCEP
Position statement supporting Senate Bill 607 Given before the Senate Finance Committee Tens of thousands of Marylanders working for low read more

Ensuring Equal Wages Will Support Maryland Families, Boost Local Economy

February 16, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement in support of Senate Bill 404 Given before the Senate Finance Committee Ensuring that employers don’t pay lower read more

Combining Food Assistance, Farmers Markets is a Win-Win for Families and Farmers

February 16, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement Supporting Senate Bill 278 Given before the Senate Finance Committee The Maryland Market Money program matches purchases made read more

New Overtime Rules Expected to Benefit Thousands of Marylanders

May 26, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
More than 200,000 Marylanders who until now couldn’t receive overtime pay even when they worked extra hours stand to benefit read more

A $15 Minimum Wage Would be Good for Maryland Workers and Boost the Economy

May 23, 2016 by MDCEP
Many hardworking Maryland families struggle to pay bills and put food on the table because they are not paid enough read more

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
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