Van Hollen, Beyer propose surtax on millionaires

WASHINGTON – The richest 1% of Americans control more wealth than the entire middle class combined, according to the Brookings Institution – a striking sign of income inequality that has accelerated since the Great Recession. A bill introduced last week…

Cummings and Warren Team Up to Evaluate Middle Class Economic Policy

Rep. Elijah Cummings and Sen. Elizabeth Warren teamed up this week to examine how U.S. economic policies impact the middle class, which they say has been suffering from stagnant wage growth since the 1970s.

Confident Obama Proposes Middle Class Economic Solutions in State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama focused on strengthening the economic conditions of middle-class Americans and the measures he announced could have a significant impact on Maryland and Marylanders.

House Passes Estate Tax Exemption Increase

The Maryland House of Delegates overwhelmingly passes bipartisan legislation to raise the state’s estate tax threshold.