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Justices reject Baltimore’s Biden-based bid for delay in abortion appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen as arguments are heard about the Affordable Care Act Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Citing Joe Biden’s presidential election victory, counsel for Baltimore this month urged the U.S. Supreme Court in vain to extend until after Inauguration Day the city’s deadline for responding to President Donald Trump’s request that the justices review and reinstate ...

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Trump administration seeks reinstatement of abortion rule after Baltimore victory

Pro-abortion rights protesters rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, March 2, 2016. The abortion debate is returning to the Supreme Court in the midst of a raucous presidential campaign and less than three weeks after Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. The justices are taking up the biggest case on the topic in nearly a quarter century and considering whether a Texas law that regulates abortion clinics hampers a woman’s constitutional right to obtain an abortion. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Seeking to overturn a legal victory for Baltimore, the Trump administration on Wednesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review and reinstate a federal rule that bars taxpayer-funded pregnancy clinics from referring women for abortions. In papers filed with the ...

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Commission: Md. ACA protections could cost billions

Vincen DeMarco of the Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative speaks Jan. 6, 2020 at the Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Board meeting. (The Daily Record / Tim Curtis)

Backing up the Affordable Care Act’s provisions in state law could have significant budget implications if the Supreme Court were to invalidate the entire federal law, but the Maryland General Assembly appears poised to push forward with enshrining those protections. ...

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U.S. House files brief in support of Baltimore’s ACA lawsuit

In this Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, file photo, an American flag flies over Capitol Hill in Washington, as lawmakers return from a 7-week break. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

The U.S. House of Representatives filed a brief Friday in support of Baltimore’s lawsuit over the Trump administration’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act, alleging “significant efforts to undermine” the act’s goals. The lawsuit, filed last August in U.S. District ...

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Highlights of new health care legislation in Maryland

The Maryland General Assembly 2019 passed new health care legislation. Here are some highlights of the session: Affordable Care Act Next year’s Maryland tax return will include check boxes where, in addition to indicating health insurance status, individuals can choose ...

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Health insurance advocates accept Md. session’s small steps

5-1-18 Baltimore,  MD- Beth Sammis, president, Consumer Health First, speaks at a hearing at the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange in May. (Maximilian Franz)

A week after President Donald Trump reasserted his desire to see the Affordable Care Act go away, Maryland lawmakers have passed or are poised to pass legislation designed to protect the landmark health law.  In theory. The reality is that ...

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