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Advocating for Business

We champion growth policies in key areas that impact our members and state

Core Policy Issues Impacting Maryland Businesses

We focus our advocacy work on several key policy issues that impact businesses in Maryland.  Policy Committees, made up of representatives from our coalition of members, provide priorities, insights and expertise to guide our work on these topics. Learn more about the core policy issues we focus on, and access resources like policy primers, economic data, helpful resources and more. Get informed and get involved — your perspective strengthens our advocacy and can help make Maryland better for business.

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Business Regulations

Advocating for regulations that allow companies to operate efficiently and effectively

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Civil Liability

Supporting civil liability laws that do not expose businesses to excessive litigation costs and risks

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Cyber & Technology

Advocating for policies that grow and retain technology and cybersecurity innovation

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Education & Workforce

Advocating for education and workforce policies to meet and support business needs

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Energy & Environment

Supporting balanced policies that enable business growth while protecting natural resources

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Health Care & Biopharma

Advocating for health care policies that balance access, quality and cost-effectiveness

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Labor & Employment

Advocating for balanced labor laws and regulations that support the needs of employers

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Supporting competitive tax policies to attract and retain businesses, talent and capital investment

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Advocating for investments and policies that strengthen infrastructure and transit networks

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Workers' Comp & UI

Advocating for balanced workers' compensation and unemployment insurance systems

Get involved in our policy advocacy work and lend your voice on issues that impact your business

Explore our anticipated critical issues and legislative agenda for the upcoming legislative session