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Md. Abortion Rights Supporters Mobilize in Response to Alabama Ban

National abortion rights activists, alarmed that a handful of states have enacted extreme abortion bans in recent weeks, have called for a national day...

Frosh Files Consumer Protection Charges Against Purdue Pharma, Sackler Family

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) brought consumer protection charges Thursday against the manufacturer of OxyContin, saying members of the family that controls...

National Report Paints Bleak Picture of Opioid Addiction in Western Md.

The opioid epidemic is hitting communities in Appalachia harder than those in other parts of the country, according to a new report by the...

Maryland Moves Up in Best State Ranking, From 13th to 6th

Maryland is again among the top states in the nation, according to a new ranking by U.S. News & World Report.The state now ranks...

Lobbyist Julia Pitcher Worcester to Take PhRMA Gig

Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America – better known as PhRMA – has tapped Annapolis contract lobbyist Julia Pitcher Worcester to be its director...

Health Enrollment Bill Seen as National Model

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and the presiding officers of the Maryland General Assembly muscled their way through a mountain of legislation Monday,...

Hogan to Sign Bills That Expand Health Care, Increase Age to Buy Tobacco

Maryland’s governor and legislative leaders will sign dozens of bills into law on Monday, including measures to ease health care enrollment and raise the...

Rate of Opioid Deaths Slowing Overall, But Fentanyl Deaths Surged in 2018

The number of overdose deaths in Maryland increased by 5 percent last year – driven by an increase in the number of deaths from...

Kennedy Family Feud Over Vaccines

Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend (D) is publicly feuding with her brother, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., over the issue of vaccines.Townsend, a...

As Jealous Ponders Bid for Baltimore Mayor, Could Work for Juul Be a Factor?

Former Maryland gubernatorial hopeful Benjamin T. Jealous (D), who is now pondering a run for mayor of Baltimore, has landed a consulting gig with...