Health Care

Trone to Lead Freshman Anti-Addiction Group

U.S. Rep. David J. Trone (D-Md.) is leading a new group formed by House freshmen seeking ways to combat drug addiction in the United...

Groups Representing Hospitals and Doctors Back Health Insurance Bill

The Maryland Hospital Association and the Maryland State Medical Society, known as MedChi, have signed on a high-profile bill that backers hope will further...

Proposal for Prescription Drug Board Gains More Bipartisan Support

Harford County spends about $6.7 million a year on prescription medications for its nearly 900 employees. County Executive Barry Glassman (R) and his budget...

House Lawmakers Introduce Single-Payer Health Care Bill

Del. Kirill Reznik (D-Montgomery) introduced legislation Wednesday that would establish a single payer health care system in Maryland.Modeled on the existing Medicaid system, the bill...

Text of Gov. Hogan’s State of the State Address

My fellow Marylanders:I am humbled to once again stand before this general assembly after four years of bipartisan cooperation and historic progress to report...

Lawmakers Renew Push for Medical Aid in Dying Bill

Lawmakers and advocates are pushing for a “death with dignity” law for the fourth time in recent years – and this time they think...

Democrats’ Progressive Agenda to Focus on Lifting Maryland’s Middle Class

Maryland’s Democrats are standing with the state’s middle class this legislative session, leaders said Tuesday morning as they unveiled a legislative priorities package that...

Md. Lawmakers Join Legislators From Across U.S. Vowing to Protect Abortion Rights

On the 46th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision Tuesday, which legalized abortion in the U.S., nine Maryland lawmakers (and one...

Budget Includes Retiree Pharmacy Benefit – But How Long Can the State Support the...

Maryland's Democratic and Republican lawmakers alike are committed to passing legislation this year that will restore a prescription drug benefit program for retired state...

Hogan Previews $46.6 Billion Budget Plan

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) will introduce a budget on Friday that includes no new taxes, raises for state employees and spending on...