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Posts from — September 2010

Several health care reform provisions begin Thursday

September 22, 2010

The Baltimore Sun September 22, 2010 By Meredith Cohn When Tamisha Jackson turned 22 and graduated from college last year, she was pushed off her parents’ health insurance plan. Since then, she’s become a graduate student in women’s studies at Towson University but hasn’t been able to foot the $1,400 annual bill for coverage from […]... Read more »

Several health care reform provisions begin Thursday

September 9, 2010

Vincent DeMarco, president of the advocacy group Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative, plans to highlight the changes at rallies in Towson and College Park Thursday. He said the provision will reduce the number of uninsured in the state... "There are important new categories of people who will qualify," DeMarco said. "This will be good for everyone."... Read more »

Alcohol tax hike gaining support

September 3, 2010

More than 140 candidates pledge to back increase The Gazette Friday, Sept. 3, 2010 by Jeff Newman | Staff writer Politicians typically are loath to raise taxes in an election year, but that’s not the case when it comes to Maryland’s alcohol tax. More than 140 candidates running for the General Assembly have signed on […]... Read more »

Health care group wins endorsements for liquor tax

September 2, 2010

The Baltimore Sun September 02, 2010 – 01:27 PM By Meredith Cohn, AUGUST 30, 2010 An effort this summer to win endorsements from General Assembly candidates for an alcohol tax has yielded 140 signatures, potentially giving the tax it’s best chance of passing in years, according to the health advocacy group the Maryland Citizens’ Health […]... Read more »