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Posts from — November 2010

Calling all leaders!

November 30, 2010

With your help, we have made great progress in building support for our life-saving Lorraine Sheehan dime a drink alcohol tax proposal. Sixty-three Delegates and 19 Senators have publicly endorsed a long overdue increase in the state alcohol tax -- a great start but we need to do more work to get to majorities in both Houses, 71 Delegates and 24 Senators, in support. Contact your representative today to make sure they're on board!... Read more »

Bartender, a little more tax in the mix

November 23, 2010

Our view: If lawmakers really want to reduce alcohol abuse, they need to look beyond one caffeinated drink Baltimore Sun November 23, 2010 Faster than you can say, “Irish coffee,” the powers-that-be clamped down on the sale of juice-flavored alcoholic drinks infused with caffeine last week. The Food and Drug Administration has labeled the caffeine […]... Read more »

Andy Harris Cares about His Own Health Care, But Not His Constituents’

November 16, 2010

A Statement by Vincent DeMarco President, Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative It is outrageous that Representative-Elect Andy Harris, who opposed health care for people as a state senator and a candidate for Congress is now demanding government subsidized health care for himself a month early. Maybe he will learn what it would be like for the […]... Read more »