Engagement and Advocacy
In the November 2022 election, Marylanders voted in favor of the most diverse statewide leadership in the history of our state. Maryland voters advanced racial and economic justice by voting to legalize the recreational use of cannabis, which begins to set right the harms caused by the criminalization of cannabis.
Background Previously (since a Lobbying Reform Bill in 2001), anyone paying a lobbyist $500 or more in a reporting period has been required to report political contributions of $500 or more to the State Board of Elections. The law also ‘attributes’ to business entities, including nonprofits, certain contributions by persons connected to those entities. For […]
This blog entry from APPI Energy breaks down the energy component of the Inflation Reduction Act and highlights opportunities for nonprofits to benefit from it.
This Action to Care blog post focuses on Cannabis Legalization, and how voting yes on question 4. of the November 8 General Election ballot can lessen the negative stigma around cannabis, and begin to heal a long history of systemic racism.
This Action to Care blog post focuses on budget advocacy.
As our Action to Care series shifts into priorities for the upcoming legislative session, this blog breaks down the state budget surplus and what you can expect to see in the following months.