March 4, 2019 State House Update

With the 2019 session of the Maryland General Assembly well past its halfway point, it is time to assess where things stand with business-related legislation. On February 21, GBC President and CEO Don Fry penned the commentary, The Midsession Business Report from Annapolis, in The Daily Record. To read the commentary, click here.

In the commentary, Fry covers a number of pressing business and employment-related issues that are topics of spirited discussion among Maryland’s policymakers. These include a $15 per hour minimum wage, additions to the federal Opportunity Zones, proposals for corporate tax reduction, combined reporting and public-private partnerships.

This session, like most, has no shortage of important issues that affect the business climate and competitiveness. As always, the Greater Baltimore Committee will be busy in the halls of Annapolis ensuring that business climate and competitiveness are top of mind for Maryland’s policymakers.

Read the March 4, 2019 State House Update.