Archive for 'Health'

Religious Liberty vs. Free Contraceptive Coverage

While arguments were being presented inside on whether or not Christian colleges must provide access to birth control in health care plans, supporters for and against demonstrated outside the Supreme Court.

From Clean Energy Jobs to Greenhouse Gas Reduction, Environmental Legislation Moves Forward

From Clean Energy Jobs to Greenhouse Gas Reduction, Environmental Legislation Moves Forward

A round-up of the current status of major environmental bills this session.

Move to Put Public Vending Machines in Maryland on Diet Fails

Move to Put Public Vending Machines in Maryland on Diet Fails

Legislation that would have mandated state buildings, parks and colleges toss treats that exceed 200 calories per package from their vending machines will have to wait until next year for reconsideration, the measure’s sponsor said Tuesday.

Cardin Seeks to Hike Federal Spending for Better Drinking Water

Cardin Seeks to Hike Federal Spending for Better Drinking Water

Inspired by the lead poisoning crisis in Flint, Mich., Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin introduced legislation to increase spending on the country’s water systems and improve lead testing.

Local School Advocates For Healthy Eating

Local School Advocates For Healthy Eating

LANDOVER -- William Paca Elementary School is doing things a little bit different from the rest of the pack. All school children now receive free breakfast. CNS-TV's Jessie Karangu has the story.

Organization courts lawmakers in an attempt to push paid sick leave bill through House

Organization courts lawmakers in an attempt to push paid sick leave bill through House

The Mom's Rising organization brought their kids to Annapolis in an effort to help push through a bill, now before a House committee, that would mandate paid sick leave for businesses with at least 10 employees.

ABORTION RALLY: SCOTUS hearing on abortion brings out opponents and supporters

ABORTION RALLY: SCOTUS hearing on abortion brings out opponents and supporters

As the remaining eight members of the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments about a Texas law which imposes restrictions on the state's abortion providers, supporters and opponents made their voices heard outside the court.

Montgomery County Choir Comforts Hospice Residents

Montgomery County Choir Comforts Hospice Residents

Music is something that connects with people and sometimes it’s even the best medicine.

Activists, legislators tout statewide poll results before hearing for Clean Energy Jobs Act

Activists, legislators tout statewide poll results before hearing for Clean Energy Jobs Act

The bill includes a $40 million investment in clean-energy jobs training.

Bill Would Increase Marriage Age in Maryland

Bill Would Increase Marriage Age in Maryland

Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary is pushing legislation to increase the minimum marriage age to 18 in Maryland.