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Media Advisory

March 6, 2019

Md. Citizens’ Health Initiative to Launch Major Ad Campaign to Support Prescription Drug Affordability Board County Executives and Baltimore Mayor to Appear in Radio Ads Calling for General Assembly Action Contact: Vincent DeMarco, 410-591-9162   WHAT: Press conference to announce launch of major radio and social media ad campaign to support legislation to establish a […]... Read more »

Two Maryland bills are the state’s latest attempt to rein in drug prices

March 5, 2019

The Washington Post By Arelis R. Hernández March 5, 2019 Stahis Panagides walked into his local pharmacy recently to pick up medicine his doctor had prescribed for his Parkinson’s disease. But when he saw the price tag, the 81-year-old from Bethesda, Md., left the pill bottle on the counter. “I am glad we have some of the […]... Read more »

Urge Your Legislators To Support SB 759/HB 768 and SB 802/ HB 814

February 11, 2019

Please contact your legislators to support SB 759/HB 768 to create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board and SB 802/ HB 814 to create a Health Insurance Down Payment Plan.... Read more »

Come to Advocacy Day!

January 21, 2019

Register for Prescription Drug Affordability Advocacy Day! February 14th 8:30am-1pm in Annapolis.... Read more »

The Importance of Affordable Health Care

January 17, 2019

We talked with Comcast Newsmakers about what Maryland can do to promote quality, affordable healthcare this legislative session. Check it out!... Read more »

Poll Shows Strong Support for Rx Drug Measure, Health Care Mandate, Clean Energy

January 15, 2019

A poll being released Wednesday – the kick-off of the 90-day General Assembly session – shows that voters back a measure to hold the line on the cost of prescription drugs; legislation to create a statewide health insurance mandate; and a bill to boost the state’s renewable energy goals.... Read more »

Sports Betting, Schools, Roads: What To Expect From Maryland’s 2019 General Assembly Session

January 9, 2019

Montgomery County Delegate Joseline Peña-Melnyk will be proposing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board Act.... Read more »

Statement: Prescription Drug Affordability Successes in Yesterday’s Election

November 7, 2018

When the General Assembly convenes in January, there will be at least twenty-eight senators and eighty-six delegates – a supermajority in both the State Senate and the House of Delegates– who have already endorsed legislation to create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board. ... Read more »

Sign our Prescription Drug Affordability Resolution

November 6, 2018

Are you fed up with high drug costs? Your organization should endorse our Prescription Drug Affordability Resolution today! ... Read more »

LTE: Mathias’ support for prescription cost initiative praised

November 2, 2018

In the race for the Maryland Senate 38th District seat, one candidate stands out for his leadership on an issue that affects virtually every family in this area: the soaring costs of prescription drugs.... Read more »