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Merdie Nzanga


Merdie Nzanga was a reporter for Maryland Matters, covering state government and health care. She left the publication in January 2023.

The day before the Maryland General Assembly session begins, Democrats in Annapolis vowed to pursue progressive policy expansions and expressed hope for the next…

Maryland hospitals are almost at capacity with longer wait times to help patients, due in part to “another steep uptick in Marylanders needing hospitalization…

Many Maryland residents with diabetes will now pay a maximum $30 co-pay for insulin, thanks to a new state law that went into effect…

The group is urging policymakers to create a new position in state government to help funnel the proposed cash to nonprofit organizations.

Mental Health

According to the report, mental health professionals claim they do not have enough funds to provide widespread services to the growing population of non-fluent English speakers


Vincent DeMarco and allies ready their agenda for the new General Assembly.

Two-day orientation offers incoming legislators valuable tricks of the trade

There is no vaccine for virus that can cause difficulty breathing for newborns and young children