Health Care

Retirees Seek Class-Action Status in Prescription Benefits Case

More than 1,000 state retirees are seeking to be recognized as a class in a lawsuit against the state of Maryland over lost prescription...

Concerns Over Ala. Abortion Ban Postpones State Foster Care Contract

The contract for placements of 20 foster children in the state of Maryland has been postponed for two weeks after top Democrats asked officials...

Lawmakers Questioning CDC Guidelines for Adenovirus Alerts After Student’s Death

Maryland lawmakers are asking the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to re-evaluate federal guidelines for adenovirus outbreaks following the death of a University...

Seeking Publicity, Delaney Challenges AOC to Health Care Debate After Being Booed in Calif.

Now that he’s the only presidential candidate for 2020 from Maryland, following Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.'s decision to skip the White House race,...

Baltimore Wins Injunction in Title X Gag Rule Case

The city of Baltimore has notched a new – but different – victory in the national docket of court cases challenging the Trump Administration’s...

Frank DeFilippo: Retiree Benefits, Education Funding and Déjà vu

Here we go again: The General Assembly took back $100 million that it had in hand to pay for senior state retirees’ prescription drugs....

New Toll Collections, Other Laws To Take Effect On Saturday

After one of the biggest travel weekends of the year, a new state law will take effect Saturday that could increase toll revenue by...

Hogan Presses Regents for Investigation into Student’s Death on College Park Campus

Maryland’s governor asked the state university system’s Board of Regents to launch an investigation into the response by College Park officials to an adenovirus...

Calling Hogan’s Vetoes: How’d We Do?

When Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) vetoed eight bills last week, he wasn’t just passing judgment on the legislation – and impacting state...

Rutherford to Chair Meeting on Mental Health In Maryland

A commission tasked with studying mental health in Maryland will hold a regional meeting in Largo on Wednesday evening.Lt. Gov. Boyd K. Rutherford (R),...