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MD House Economic Stability Group discusses Allegany County status

October 2nd, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland House Economic Stability Study Group met virtually this week to discuss the status of proposed legislation for the 2021 Legislative Session and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted economic stability across the state. The commission has been studying ways to prevent the middle class from falling into poverty and to help those trapped in a cycle of perpetual poverty to rise above it. The group hosted several listening sessions across the state last year including one  at Allegany College of Maryland in August, to hear from citizens and front-line service providers about how to strengthen the middle class in Maryland. Commission co-chair Mike McKay talked about the difficult times facing many families in Allegany County…