Engagement and Advocacy

A Budget for Maryland

April 6, 2023

The Maryland General Assembly enacted a balanced budget for the state government on the constitutional target date of April 3. The budget totals $63.1 Billion. The total actually is $933 million under this year’s amount. That reduction is mostly due to the large amount of Covid-related federal aid last year. The budget communicates priorities: education […]

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For nonprofits that receive funds from government agencies, payment delays have been a major management problem for years. Nonprofits in Maryland continually face delays in payments on grants or contracts that may extend many months. Additionally, they may need to wait several months for an initial payment on a program with considerable start-up costs. Payment […]

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The bill will not become law this year but we think it’s a good investment for the state, and we are going to try again next year.

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Last Thursday, March 9, the state Board of Revenue Estimates provided its “March estimate.” This revises the previous estimate from December, which provided the basis for the Governor to balance the proposed budget. The March estimate provides an updated basis for the legislature to enact a balanced budget in April. Often, the actual collections and […]

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Nonprofit advocates presented in-person, virtual, and written testimony in support of House Bill 1226 during the Maryland House of Delegates Appropriations Committee hearing yesterday.

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