Progressives Push Tax Reform Proposals to Fund Kirwan Plan

Danielle E. Gaines

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 more than $1 billion in annual revenues to fund education reforms. The lawmakers, joined by education reform advocates from The Maryland Fair Funding Coalition, plan to introduce 10 bills that they…

Read More »

To Fund Kirwan, Union Proposes Corporate and Income Tax Reforms

Danielle E. Gaines

An influential labor union is pressing for changes to Maryland’s tax code that would result in higher tax rates for the wealthy and corporations ― and, in turn, fund the ambitious Kirwan Commission education reform plans. SEIU Local 500, which represents Maryland workers at colleges, universities, public schools, and nonprofits, is releasing a report that outlines how…

Read More »

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro announces new Economic Development Platform with County Executive Marc Elrich, Councilmembers and business and community leaders

Sonya Healy

Press conference on Nov. 12 in Rockville at 11 a.m. ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 11, 2019—Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro will be joined by County Executive Marc Elrich, Councilmembers, and business and community leaders for a press conference on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. at the Council Office Building (100 Maryland Ave., fourth floor) in Rockville…

Read More »