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Posts from — May 2012

GREAT PUBLIC HEALTH VICTORIES MARK THE 2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSIONS

May 17, 2012

Statement by Vincent DeMarco, President, Maryland Health Care For All! Coalition Thanks to the leadership of Governor Martin O’Malley, Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, and the Maryland General Assembly, the 2012 General Assembly Sessions made tremendous public health progress. First, the landmark Health Care Exchange legislation will place Maryland at the forefront of states implementing the […]... Read more »

Statement on 2012 Health Care Exchange Legislation

May 2, 2012

We look forward to working with the Governor, Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, and Health Secretary and Exchange Board Chair Josh Sharfstein to make sure that the Board uses these new powers effectively to keep Maryland at the forefront of fully implementing the federal Affordable Care Act.... Read more »

Baltimore leaders, clergy push for budget fix

May 1, 2012

Faith community leaders said they support increasing the sales tax on little cigars and other tobacco products to 70 percent -- doing so would help expand health care coverage. They also support increasing the state income tax rate.... Read more »

Faith Leaders Want Budget Cuts Restored

Lawmakers are expected to return to Annapolis in mid-May to address the budget situation which also threatens 500 state employee jobs.... Read more »

Religious leaders trying to prevent ‘doomsday’ in Maryland

More than 30 religious leaders called on Maryland's political leaders Monday to conduct a special session without further delay, arguing cuts from the so-called "doomsday" budget would hurt the state's low-income residents and vulnerable populations.... Read more »