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Great hearings and great press!

March 14, 2013

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Senate  hearing for our Healthy Maryland Initiative yesterday. Here is a great article from the Maryland Reporter and blog post from the Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute about our initiative:   Another tax hike on cigarettes and cigars gets kicked around March 14, 2013 at 12:03 am By […]... Read more »

Media Roundtable on the Affordable Care Act

March 8, 2013

Thursday  March 14, 2013 11:00AM 5900 Metro Drive Seton Business Park Baltimore, MD 21215  Those who are most likely to benefit from new health insurance options in the Affordable Care Act are least likely to know about them. Health Care for All! has joined with Advocates for Children and  Youth, the Maryland Health Connection and […]... Read more »

Maryland voters supportive of health reform, survey finds

November 20, 2012

Maryland voters are supportive of health care reform even though some still haven't grasped all the details, a new survey has found.... Read more »

Marylanders standing to benefit from health reform law know least about it, survey says

November 19, 2012

Those numbers suggest there is significant room for improvement in educating the public about the law before it fully goes into effect January 2014.... Read more »

MD Health group proposes another cigarette tax hike

November 15, 2012

Smokers in Maryland could have to pay more to light up. The health group, Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative based out of Baltimore is proposing a $1 tax hike on cigarette sales. ... Read more »

Health advocates want to increase cigarette tax

The same group that successfully pushed to double the state's cigarette tax in 2007 wants the General Assembly to add another dollar per pack next session. ... Read more »

Coalition starts campaign on increasing state’s tobacco tax

...calling for the increase in the state’s tobacco tax by a dollar to reduce teen smoking and fund public health care programs.... Read more »

Health group proposes another $1 cigarette tax hike

“In 2007, the money that was raised help to fund a major health care expansion program for over a 100,000 people in Maryland,” DeMarco said. “It was really successful and we want to replicate that success of 2007.”... Read more »

Media Advisory

November 12, 2012

On November 14, 2012 at 11am on Lawyers’ Mall in front of the State House in Annapolis, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will join local government, student, teacher and faith leaders to call for a dollar increase in the state tobacco tax to reduce teen smoking and fund health care and public health needs. ... Read more »

Radio ad launched to celebrate affirmation of Affordable Care Act

November 8, 2012

“By re-electing President Obama on November 6 the American people reaffirmed the Affordable Care Act,” said Vincent DeMarco, President of the Maryland Health Care For All! Coalition.... Read more »