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December 11, 2013 Contact: Sue Walitsky 202-224-4524 Cardin Lauds Affordable Care Act Investments in Maryland's Community Health Centers WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Ben Cardin today highlighted how federal investments in Community Health Centers http://bphc.hrsa.gov/about/index.html in Maryland , provided under the Affordable Care Act, are helping ... (more)
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Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown held a news conference Dec. 10 to update Maryland residents on the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, including staffing and technology changes to improve the system, according to a statement released by his office.
Maryland Del. Heather Mizeur during an event last month announcing her running mate, Delman Coates.
The state Board of Estimates on Wednesday increased projected tax revenues for fiscal 2014 and 2015 by a combined $41.9 million, compared with the board's forecast from September.
The rising stock market is not only good for investors, but also for Maryland tax collections.
Dan Thomas was able to enroll in Maryland's health exchange. His plan will cost $900 - less than the $1,500 he was spending on a similar plan before.
A host of dignitaries, including Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Maryland Lt.
Maryland's gun laws are the fourth most stringent in the country, according to a national gun control advocacy group, the result of new legislation requiring a handgun license and fingerprinting that supporters said will help keep firearms out of the wrong hands.
In the wake of this year's corruption scandal at a Baltimore jail, a Maryland legislative commission has drafted 18 recommendations, including endorsement of a 10-year, $533 million plan to replace the sprawling, antiquated complex where guards were indicted for aiding a dangerous gang .
"Ping Pong Summer," an independent film shot in Ocean City last year, will be featured at the Sundance Film Festival, its producers announced.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown on Tuesday addresses problems plaguing the Maryland health exchange.
A Maryland "super-lobbyist" with a checkered past has agreed to pay a reduced fine of $10,000 for lead-paint violations at two rowhouses he owns in Annapolis, the state Department of the Environment has announced .
Consider this scenario: A single mom's baby wakes up with a fever. She can either give him a dose of Tylenol , hoping it brings the baby's temperature down long enough to make it through her shift as a waitress, or stay home and miss a whole day's pay and not be able to afford rent or day care next week.
Maryland joined seven other states in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast in petitioning the federal government Monday to require nine upwind states to cut down air pollution emissions.
After the legislature's passage this year of a sweeping gun-control measure , Maryland now has the fourth-toughest firearms laws in the nation, according to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
The governor of Montana will appear at a fundraiser for Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler, who is running in a crowded Democratic primary next year for governor.