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Maryland approves coronavirus relief bill that would greatly expand Earned Income Tax Credit

February 15, 2021

Maryland passed a sweeping state stimulus package of roughly $1.2 billion on Friday, including an anti-poverty measure that will send cash payments to the state’s poorest residents for the next three years. The plan also will benefit small businesses, nonprofits, food banks and the unemployed, among many others, pumping the largest infusion of state tax dollars into the battered economy since the pandemic began. Gov. Larry Hogan (R) promised to sign the emergency legislation, which he has called his top legislative priority of the year.

Article Source: Washington Post

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