Economy

Senate & House Leadership Announce Middle-Class Economics Package

Senate & House Leadership Announce Middle-Class Economics Package Legislation highlights common sense solutions for Maryland’s middle class ANNAPOLIS, MD – Joined by legislators and advocates, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., and House Speaker Michael E. Busch today announced legislation to support the middle-class by focusing on College Affordability, Pay Equity, and Retirement Security. […]

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Baltimore Sun: Bill calls for $40 million investment in clean energy job training

By Christina Jedra Lawmakers and environmental advocates gathered in Annapolis to push for the Clean Energy Job Act on the first day of the General Assembly session. “We have to take this precious earth and leave it as well or better than we found it,” said State Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton, D-Charles County. The bill […]

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Washington Post: Maryland panel recommends major changes to police practices

By Ovetta Wiggins A Maryland legislative panel on Monday offered sweeping changes in police policies, including giving officers periodic psychological evaluations and allowing the public to attend police trial boards. Under the proposed changes, residents would also be given more time to file brutality complaints. The Public Safety and Policing Work Group voted to submit […]

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Baltimore Sun: Lawmakers pressure Hogan on Planned Parenthood funding

By Yvonne Wenger and Erin Cox, The Baltimore Sun Republican Gov. Larry Hogan declined Tuesday to take a position on whether state tax dollars should be given to Planned Parenthood as he faced mounting pressure from both sides of the aisle to make a decision. Nearly 75 Democratic state lawmakers wrote Hogan a letter Tuesday, urging […]

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