Engagement and Advocacy
The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Mass Transit Administration, working with KFH Consultants, is holding a series of full-day meetings starting next week to gather stakeholder input on adequacy and needs for “human services transportation” in order to update Regional “Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plans” across the State.
Nonprofits play a critical role in helping ensure a complete count in Maryland. Many households would not participate in the Census if they did not get encouragement from a trusted source. Community-based organizations are highly trusted sources of information. Therefore your encouragement and assistance to people who need it will truly make a difference.
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There were numerous positive outcomes and achievements during the 2019 Legislative Session. One lasting memory of the 2019 General Assembly will be sorrowful: the passing of Speaker Michael Busch just one day before Sine Die. The mood at Sine Die’s adjournment was somber, not celebratory. In contrast, on May 1, Delegate Adrienne Jones of Baltimore […]
Effective October 1st, the major reforms adopted two years ago for state procurements will finally go into effect. Professional procurement positions are being updated and some upgraded, higher level procurement staff will come under the Department of General Services, even if ‘embedded’ in line state agencies. A new Chief Procurement Officer will take over […]
Without some intervening event, Congress will likely do nothing to fix tax problems this year. We need to make Senators and Representatives care that, due to their inaction, money is being diverted from missions in their communities to pay the unfair and unjustifiable tax on nonprofit transportation benefits.