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2024 Legislative Priorities & Anticipated Critical Issues

ADVOCACY 2024 Legislative Priorities & Anticipated Critical Issues Nov 29, 2023 Every session presents us with an opportunity to educate lawmakers about the positive steps being taken by job creators to strengthen Maryland’s economy. Now available, our 2024 Legislative Priorities and Anticipated Critical Issues in Maryland serves as our guide for the coming legislative session,…

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Commentary: Maryland Must Do More for Military Retirees

COMMENTARY Commentary: Maryland Must Do More for Military Retirees Nov 10, 2023 Strengthening Maryland’s Future: A Call to Prioritize Tax Breaks for Military Retirees In the face of workforce shortages, budget deficits, and a growing exodus of residents seeking residence in states with lower costs of living, Maryland stands at a critical juncture. To ensure…

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FAMLI Webinar with the Department of Labor

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Blog FAMLI Webinar with the Department of Labor Oct 26, 2023 Access the slides and recording from our Oct. 26 webinar with the Maryland Department of Labor.  The Maryland Department of Labor partnered with the Maryland Chamber of Commerce to host a free informational webinar for employers looking for a better understanding of the state’s…

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance: Ensuring Employer Compliance in Maryland

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Blog Workers’ Compensation Insurance: Ensuring Employer Compliance in Maryland Aug 25, 2023 With few exceptions, every employer in the State of Maryland with one or more employees is required by law to provide workers’ compensation coverage for their employees. However, a report recently released by the Office of Legislative Audits indicated that more than 1,600…

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Commentary: Maryland’s Economic Competitiveness is at Stake — Time for Action

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Blog Commentary: Maryland’s Economic Competitiveness is at Stake — Time for Action Jul 11, 2023 As business owners, leaders and community members, you know that businesses are the backbone of our economy. From small enterprises to large corporations, businesses provide the jobs our residents depend upon, enhance our quality of life, and support vital needs…

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Policy Primer: Maryland’s Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance Program

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Blog Policy Primer: Maryland’s Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance Program May 31, 2023 In 2022, the Maryland General Assembly passed the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program, otherwise known as the Time to Care Act, which made Maryland the 11th state, including Washington, D.C., to adopt a statewide family and medical leave program. During…

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Commentary: Unlocking Maryland’s Economic Potential

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Blog Commentary: Unlocking Maryland’s Economic Potential May 8, 2023 The Maryland Chamber of Commerce recently published The 2023 Competitiveness Redbook for Maryland, a data-driven snapshot that compares Maryland’s economic health with the rest of the country across various economic indicators, such as population change, employment growth, taxation and economic, fiscal and regulatory freedom. The data we’ve…

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Wrapping Up the 2023 Legislative Session

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Blog Wrapping Up the 2023 Legislative Session Apr 11, 2023 And a thank you to all who attended our Sine Die Celebration! The 2023 legislative session marked a period of historic turnover across Maryland’s political landscape. Along with many new faces in the General Assembly, Maryland also saw a new Governor, Comptroller and Attorney General…

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Commentary: Protecting Employer-Sponsored Health Care Plans

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Blog Commentary: Protecting Employer-Sponsored Health Care Plans Mar 29, 2023 Each year during Maryland’s legislative session health care costs, needs, and other issues dominate the headlines for good reason — affordable and accessible health care is essential to a thriving, healthy, and productive Maryland. However, when lawmakers debate the complex issues surrounding prescription drug affordability…

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