Working & the Economy

Fiscal Analysts Recommend Attacking Structural Deficit

Fiscal analysts encouraged the General Assembly’s budget committees on Monday to do more this year to address the state’s structural deficit ― particularly before...

On MLK Day, Md. Rated 9th Most Racially Integrated State

Just in time for the national holiday honoring the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a financial news website has rated Maryland the ninth...

All About the Hunger Industry

Second in a seriesThere is something missing on the website for The Partnership to End Childhood Hunger in Maryland.Under the dropdown menu of "Goals...

The Tax Deduction Recipe That Feeds Hunger

“We did work with the Maryland Food Bank one time,” Chuck Yocum recalls. While Yocum’s day job is working for the Anne Arundel County...

Marylanders Back Insurance Help for Small Business Workers

By a wide margin, Maryland voters support a proposal to help small business owners provide health coverage for their workers, according to a public...

Frosh Sues to Stop Trump Rule Cutting Back on Food Stamps

Maryland on Thursday joined a multi-state lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans.The lawsuit challenges a U.S....

Hogan Proposes Tax Cut to Keep Retirees in Md.

Hoping to shake Maryland from its perch as the “worst state in the nation” for retirement, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) said Thursday...

Meet the Food Stamp Firms of Maryland

First in a seriesAnne Arundel County is one of the richest counties in the richest state in the nation. Yet over the last decade...

Bum Blockade: How We Got the Food Stamp Data

In February 1936 Los Angeles Police Chief James E. "Two-Gun" Davis sent 136 cops to the California border to set up "bum blockades."The blockades...

Progressives Push Tax Reform Proposals to Fund Kirwan Plan

Progressive House Democrats rolled out a package of bills on Wednesday that they say will bring more equity to Maryland’s tax code and create...