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Economic Growth and the Maryland Tax Code

DECEMBER 10, 2008 Bookmark and Share

The Maryland Public Policy Institute

Invites you to a policy forum:

The recent surge in government spending is the primary obstacle blocking Maryland's ability to improve its overall economic competitiveness. This growth trend is a troubling sign if it is not reversed through sound fiscal reform. Implementing successful tax reform depends upon reining in the recent acceleration in the growth of government in Maryland.

Bringing Maryland's spending commitments, on a per capita basis, in line with just the average state per capita expenditures provides significant savings to the state. Implementing an expenditure cap on this level can help solidify these gains, providing a fertile environment to improve Maryland's economic landscape.

"Economic Growth and the Maryland Tax Code"

Featured Panelists:

Hon. Marvin Mandel

Governor of Maryland, 1969-1979

Hon. Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr.

Governor of Maryland, 2003-2007

Donna Arduin

Partner
Arduin, Laffer, & Moore Econometrics

Author of the new Maryland Public Policy Institute study "Improving Maryland's Economic Competitiveness: Policy Reforms to Promote Economic Prosperity"

Monday, January 12

The Maryland Inn
58 State Circle
Annapolis

12:00 - 1:30 pm

Refreshments will be served
Maryland Public Policy Institute policy forums are free of charge.

To RSVP, pleas call (240) 686-3510 or email events@mdpolicy.org