Coronavirus update: Rising cases and deaths, other developments in pandemic crisis

WASHINGTON — The number of novel coronavirus cases in the United States hit almost 175,000 Tuesday afternoon and the death toll surpassed 3,400 as the country prepared for an anticipated peak in fatalities in the coming weeks. More Americans have…

Success, failure, mourning at close of Md. General Assembly

It was a bittersweet and busy day for Maryland legislators as they pushed to get their bills through both House and Senate chambers on Sine Die, the final day of the General Assembly on Monday.

Gov. Hogan talks bipartisanship at fifth State of the State

At his fifth State of the State address, Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday pushed for bipartisan support from the Democrat-controlled legislature on his initiatives regarding taxes, healthcare, education, transportation, redistricting, violent crime and the environment.

Jealous aims to be Maryland’s 1st African-American governor

Ben Jealous, the Maryland Democratic candidate for governor, faces a steep test to unseat popular Republican incumbent Gov. Larry Hogan in November.

Hogan and Jealous square off in lone debate

Maryland’s Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and his Democratic challenger, Ben Jealous, on Monday painted starkly different portraits of both each other and the direction they would take the state in the lone debate of the 2018 Maryland governor’s race.

Hogan announces lower 2019 insurance premiums in Maryland

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday announced a reduction in next year’s insurance premium rates for individual healthcare plans in the state.

Maryland lawmakers tackle health care proposals

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — A trio of weighty healthcare bills are moving through legislature to counterbalance recent healthcare decisions at the federal level.

#HandsoffmyBC gains traction — online and off — after Trump announces new birth control rule

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — On October 6th, the Trump administration announced its decision to roll back a federal rule, established under the Affordable Care Act, that required most employers to provide employees with birth control coverage without a co-pay. The…

Baltimore brings free healthcare to the community

Remote Area Medical stopped in Baltimore for the first time ever to bring free medical, vision, dental care and more to members of the community.

The Legislative Black Caucus calls for a special session on medical marijuana legislation

Members of the Maryland General Assembly Legislative Black Caucus, upset by the failure of one of their top priorities in the closing minutes of the just-ended 90-day session are now calling for passage of that legislation and demanding the governor and legislative leaders call a special session to do that. The bill would expand the number of licensed growers in state’s medical marijuana program by adding five growers to add diversity which the caucus says is currently lacking.

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