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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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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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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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Commentary: With a New Dawn Comes Opportunity — If We Work Together

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Blog Commentary: With a New Dawn Comes Opportunity — If We Work Together Jan 12, 2023 As we ready ourselves for the 2023 legislative session in Maryland, a new dawn is truly on the horizon. With the election of Wes Moore as our incoming governor and the turnover of so many executive office and committee…

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The 2023 Legislative Session Begins Today

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Blog The 2023 Legislative Session Begins Today Jan 11, 2023 Today marks the start of the 445th Maryland legislative session. As we welcome incoming Governor Wes Moore and the many new faces and leaders in the General Assembly, we know that this session will undoubtedly be filled with change, opportunity and renewed energy to tackle…

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