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Maryland Health Connection Enrollment Drops Despite Efforts

Maryland Health Connection Enrollment Drops Despite Efforts

The number of people who enrolled in health care plans this year through the Maryland Health Connection has dropped by 10.4 percent at this point, despite efforts to increase the number of insured including a larger call center staff, a streamlined website and more public knowledge of the program.

Delegates Hear Bill That Would Punish Heroin and Fentanyl Dealers Whose Drugs Kill

Delegates Hear Bill That Would Punish Heroin and Fentanyl Dealers Whose Drugs Kill

Opponents Fear 30-Year Maximum Sentence Would Be Applied to Users

Annapolis Roundup

Annapolis Roundup

A roundup of recent activity in Annapolis.

Advocates Call for Bill to Revoke Parental Rights of Men Accused of Conceiving Child Through Rape

Advocates Call for Bill to Revoke Parental Rights of Men Accused of Conceiving Child Through Rape

Rape Survivor Family Protection Act Has Failed in the Past Despite Broad Support

Annapolis Roundup

Annapolis Roundup

A roundup of briefs on recent happenings in Annapolis.

Groups Working to End Sex and Labor Trafficking Meet, Plan Lobbying Effort

Groups Working to End Sex and Labor Trafficking Meet, Plan Lobbying Effort

A coalition of government agencies and anti-trafficking organizations sponsored the public education forum for a crowd of about 400 in an effort to combat a problem they say is prevalent in Maryland.

Ahead of State of the State, Maryland Legislators Have Their Own Ideas About the State

Ahead of State of the State, Maryland Legislators Have Their Own Ideas About the State

Ahead of this year’s State of the State, legislators from the House of Delegates and the state Senate shared their thoughts on what they expect from Gov. Larry Hogan’s address.

Gov. Hogan’s Budget Affirms Spending for Roads, Education, While Details Worry Maryland Democrats

Gov. Hogan’s Budget Affirms Spending for Roads, Education, While Details Worry Maryland Democrats

Gov. Larry Hogan’s first, $40.4 billion budget, released in detail Friday, boosts overall funding to education -- though it cuts discretionary payments to some schools -- and maintains planned road construction while paring back funding for Medicaid and state agencies and employees.