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Wes Moore’s campaign pledges created high expectations. Can he deliver?

November 10, 2022

The coalition that Wes Moore rallied with a promise to “leave no one behind” has high expectations of the Democrat who will be Maryland’s first Black governor. Universal prekindergarten. Ending child poverty. Raising teacher pay. Launching a statewide paid family-leave program. Accelerating the minimum-wage hike. Reviving the canceled $1.6 billion Red Line transit project. Closing the racial wealth gap. Subsidizing child care. Extending historic tax credits for the working poor and some undocumented immigrants. Buying electric school buses. Creating a service year. Fortifying a hollowed-out state workforce. Starting more ambitious renewable energy projects. Building job training programs.

Article Source: Washington Post

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