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Report | Budget

Following the Money

The ability to see how government uses the public purse is fundamental to democracy. Spending transparency checks corruption, bolsters public confidence in government, and promotes fiscal responsibility.

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In 2010, Maryland became the 4th state in the nation to phase out the toxic chemcial CPA from baby bottles and sippy cups.

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News Release | Safe Energy

Committee Diverts Energy-Efficiency Funding

Budget conference committee members of the Maryland General Assembly agreed to strip funding for energy-efficiency in the state’s budget through 2012.  Instead, the money is being allocated to the state's direct bill pay assistance program to help low-income homes pay their utility bills.

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News Release | Health Care

President Signs Historic Health Care Law

The passage of health reform today is a huge step forward for the country. It happened because 219 members of the House of Representatives stood up to the powerful health insurance industry lobby.

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Senate passes BPA ban in bottles, cups for small children

A bill to ban the chemical bisphenol-A from baby bottles and infants' cups passed its final hurdle in the General Assembly on Thursday.

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