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AP: Maryland Senate overrides some of governor’s vetoes

January 15, 2021

The Maryland Senate voted Friday to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a measure to fund a first-in-the-nation state board that focuses on making high-cost prescription drugs more affordable.... Read more »

The Daily Record: Senate Democrats override vetoes on crime, prescription drug bills

Establishing permanent funding for the [Prescription Drug Affordability] Board will guarantee it has the resources it needs to effectively address the issue of rising drug costs.... Read more »

Washington Post: Maryland Senate overrides Hogan veto of bill that funds nation’s first drug affordability board

This is a board that will help Marylanders protect their health care by lowering the cost ideally of drugs where we are seeing too many pharmaceutical companies use drug pricing to eviscerate the market... Read more »

STAT: Maryland Senate overrides governor’s veto of prescription drug affordability board bill

In response to the rising cost of medicines, the Maryland state Senate overrode a veto issued last year by Gov. Larry Hogan, who objected to funding a so-called ‘Prescription Drug Affordability Board.... Read more »

Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative Statement About Senate Override of Governor’s Veto of Bill to Fund Prescription Drug Affordability Board

We salute the Maryland Senate and Senate President Bill Ferguson for voting to override the governor’s veto of a much-needed bill (SB 669 and HB 1095) to establish a funding source for the Prescription Drug Affordability Board.... Read more »