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Maryland Opioid-Related Deaths Dropped in First Half of 2019

In 2017, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan declared a state of emergency as part of Maryland’s efforts to deal with the opioid crisis.More than two...

Hogan Touts Reduction of No-Bid Contracts, Then Pushes for One

Efforts to generate more competitiveness in state contracting are paying off, yielding better deals for state agencies and saving taxpayer dollars in the process,...
Cocaine-Related Deaths

Cocaine-Related Deaths Are on the Rise in Maryland

By Ian RoundCocaine hasn’t received as much attention in recent years, but it is increasingly playing a role in the opioid epidemic, state data...

Sewage Backs Up in This Air Force Daycare. Money to Fix it Is Going...

About once every other month, sewage backs up into the classrooms, restrooms and the kitchen at a child development center inside Joint Base Andrews...

Funding Deal for Prescription Drug Board Close, Hogan Administration Says

An exchange of letters between the Hogan administration and the Maryland Health Care Commission appears to offer a path to fund and staff the...

Peta Richkus: Update on Retirees’ Prescription Drug Plan

Editor's note: Subsequent to the publication of this Commentary, MD State Retirement Agency (SRA) removed all reference to SB 946 from its web page...

UMD Setting Trend With ‘Cool Foods’ in Dining Halls

The University of Maryland became the first university system this semester to sign the Cool Foods Pledge to reduce the environmental footprint of campus...

Like White House Hopefuls, Md. Dems Split on ‘Medicare for All’

The heated health care debate that’s dividing Democrats at the national level is splitting them up in Maryland, too. Four of the state’s eight members...

Opinion: Surprise Billing Fix Shouldn’t Undermine Maryland’s Current Medical System

  Congress is currently working on legislation to address surprise medical billing — an issue that impacts too many patients across the country. As the president...

Colleagues Mourn Regent Katrina Dennis After Her Cancer Death

A University of Maryland regent died Saturday after a long fight with cancer – in the middle of a medical malpractice trial over her...