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Letter to the Editor, Baltimore Sun

March 30, 2015

Baltimore Sun March 30, 2015 Deep in The Sun’s article about the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange’s use of federal money (“Health signup billing faulted,” March 27), is the terrific fact that the uninsured rate in Maryland has dropped from 12.9 percent to 7.3 percent thanks to the Affordable Care Act. This means that hundreds of […]... Read more »

Maryland Senate passes 2016 budget

The Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition also released a statement, saying the budget continues the health care progress Maryland has made. ... Read more »

MedChi and Health Care for All Applaud Governor Hogan For Strong Support of CHIP

March 26, 2015

Media Advisory March 25, 2015 MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, and the Maryland Health Care For All! Coalition would like to thank Governor Hogan for his statement in support of the reauthorization of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beyond Federal Fiscal Year 2015.  Governor Hogan expressed his support for federal legislation to […]... Read more »

City’s top health official advocates for cigarette tax hike

February 27, 2015

  WBAL NBC February 25, 2015 By Jennifer Franciotti BALTIMORE —Baltimore City’s health commissioner traveled this week to Annapolis to ask lawmakers to raise the state’s cigarette tax, saying just $1 more per pack will save lives. Lawmakers are considering a proposal to raise the current $2-per-pack tax by $1. Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana […]... Read more »

Marylanders Strongly Support Life-Saving Tobacco Tax Increase To Restore Health Care for Pregnant Women

February 19, 2015

Media Advisory February 19, 2015 Today, the Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative released a new survey by respected pollster Steve Raabe of OpinionWorks showing that Marylanders by 59% to 31% oppose Governor Larry Hogan’s health care cuts for pregnant women.  The survey also shows that 65%  of Marylanders, including 51% of Republicans, support a one dollar […]... Read more »