Md. lawmakers to tackle medical debt proposals

Robbyn Lewis has been appointed by Gov. Hogan to fill a vacant seat in the House of Delegates. (Submitted photo)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers plan to take a look at how the state’s hospitals determine whether patients can pay and how hospitals collect payment from patients who struggle with their bills. Dels. Robbyn Lewis, D-Baltimore, and Lorig Charkoudian, D-Montgomery, will ...

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Annapolis Summit launches 2020 General Assembly session


More than 150 people attended the Jan. 8 Annapolis Summit that serves as a kickoff for the General Assembly session. The 17th annual event was held at the Governor Calvert House, across from the historic Annapolis State House, on the ...

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Senate bill would increase time before lifers are eligible for parole

Maryland flag backlit by the sun outside of the Statehouse. MF-D 2/13/03.

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s chief local prosecutors pressed a Senate committee Tuesday to correct what they called a quirk in the state’s sentencing law that enables life-sentenced first-degree murderers or rapists to become eligible for parole after spending less time in ...

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Hogan highlights crime-fighting and education in budget

Gov. Larry Hogan speaks during a news conference Tuesday,  Jan. 14, 2020. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

ANNAPOLIS — Crime, education and transportation will be among the priorities when Republican Gov. Larry Hogan delivers his budget to lawmakers on Wednesday. Hogan’s self-proclaimed “accountability budget” rollout contained a number of items announced in recent weeks leading up to ...

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Maryland Business Roundtable for Education to host inaugural Youth Congress Day

The Maryland Business Roundtable for Education (MBRT) will welcome more than 100 high school students from Caroline, Dorchester, Kent and Prince George’s counties to participate in its inaugural Youth Congress Day Jan. 21 in Annapolis. The goal of the day is to ...

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