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Generic drug price gouging could be penalized in bill sent to Hogan

April 11, 2017

The House voted 137-2 for the bill, HB631, and the Senate approved it on Friday 38-7 with a handful of Republicans joining the Democratic majority. All but a few GOP delegates supported the measure.... Read more »

Senate vote expected today on Prescription Drug Bill

April 4, 2017

Today the Senate Finance Committee of the Maryland General Assembly is expected to vote on HB 631, a bill to curb rising prices of prescription drugs.... Read more »

Call on Governor Hogan to sign the prescription drug price gouging bill

We must not let the prescription drug corporations weaken the bill!... Read more »

Bill would prepare Md. for changes to the ACA

March 2, 2017

Maryland Democratic lawmakers are pushing legislation creating a panel to keep tabs on potential changes that Congress and the Trump administration may make to the Affordable Care Act.... Read more »

Md. advocates back panel to monitor health care changes

The commission would monitor what Congress may do to affect health care coverage for Maryland residents. It would report to the General Assembly with suggestions about how the state could respond.... Read more »

Maryland Legislature addresses prescription drug cost

February 16, 2017

Maryland is now ground zero in the battle over curbing the cost of prescription medication, and the fight is also taking place over the air waves.... Read more »

Lawmakers target escalating drug prices

January 26, 2017

Maryland House and Senate Democrats are moving to stamp out prescription drug price gouging and force drug makers to reveal how their drugs are priced. ... Read more »

Republican governors are backing tobacco taxes; how about Hogan?

June 26, 2015

The Republican governors and legislatures of Nevada, Kansas and Louisiana should inspire Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and our Democratic General Assembly to work together to save many lives from tobacco in our state as well enacting a dollar increase in the Maryland tobacco tax in 2016.... Read more »

Hogan must fund healthcare

April 17, 2015

The General Assembly has done its job. But now Governor Hogan must act to keep Maryland's health care progress going. We strongly urge the governor to use the funds allocated by the General Assembly for critical health care programs.... Read more »

Look who endorsed our Healthy Maryland Initiative 2015

January 14, 2015

Over 90 members of the Maryland General Assembly have endorsed our Healthy Maryland Initiative. Thank you all for your support! STATE SENATE   District 3 Ron Young (D)   District 10 Delores Kelley (D)   District 13 Guy Guzzone (D)    District 14 Karen Montgomery (D)   District 15 Brian Feldman (D)   District 16 Susan […]... Read more »