Health Care

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),...

Here Is a Capsule Look at 10 Bills Hogan Allowed to Become Law

By Friday afternoon, when his office announced which bills he’d  veto and which bills he’d let become law without his signature, Gov. Lawrence J....

Hogan Vetoes 8 Bills, Allows Prescription Affordability and Styrofoam Measures Through

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) on Friday used the lead-in to the long holiday weekend to veto eight bills while allowing dozens of...

Maricé Morales: Graduations. Guns. And ‘Girl Power?’

May has brought with it an emotional rollercoaster for many across America. It has been a month of graduations, guns and “girl power?”I italicize...

Abortion Rights Advocates Schedule Half a Dozen Rallies in Md. Tuesday

Pro-choice groups and their allies have scheduled a national day of action Tuesday to show support for reproductive rights. There will be gatherings in...

Frank DeFilippo: Why Are Prescription Drug Ads Still on TV?

There’s a quick and easy cure for the opioid curse. Turn off the television sets. Better yet, outlaw all pharmaceutical advertising the way that...