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Gov. Moore's $63 billion budget plan; Advocates aim to expand health care coverage in Maryland

Gov. Moore at the press conference unveiling his preliminary FY 2024 Budget Plan. Credit: Twitter @iamwesmoore

In his budget plan for next year, Gov. Wes Moore pledges to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour and broaden tax credits for parents and working families. Danielle Gaines, editor-in-chief of Maryland Matters, gives us the highlights.

Recent coverage by Maryland Matters:
Moore introduces $63.1 billion budget, sets focus on expanding state’s economy
Analysis: In budget introduction, Moore takes down Hogan policies

Plus, president of the Health Care for All! Coalition, lays out how the group will be pushing this session for more insurance coverage for young people and immigrants. Find the coalition's Facebook page here.

Read DeMarco's Baltimore Sun op-eds:
A five-part health agenda for Maryland’s legislature
Here’s how the Inflation Reduction Act will help you 

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