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FDA official to be new Md. secretary of health and mental hygiene

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley on Tuesday confirmed reports that U.S. Food and Drug Administration Principal Deputy Commissioner Joshua Sharfstein will resign to become the state's secretary of health and mental hygiene.

By John Wagner  | January 4, 2011; 1:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Health Care, John Wagner, Governor  
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Ad campaign targets Rep.-elect Andy Harris for health care comments

A liberal group has launched a radio ad campaign against Rep.-elect Andy Harris, accusing the Maryland Republican of being a hypocrite on the subject of health care.

By Ben Pershing  | November 22, 2010; 12:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  2010 Elections, Ben Pershing, Health Care  
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New book cheers Maryland lobbyist who fought guns, tobacco

Not many statehouse lobbyists get credit in a book, let alone get a book all about them. But Michael Pertschuk pays homage to public interest campaigner Vinny DeMarco in his new book, "The DeMarco Factor: Transforming Public Will into Political...

By Lisa Rein  | June 10, 2010; 10:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  General Assembly, Health Care, Lisa Rein  
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Maryland refuses to follow Virginia on health care

Maryland's Democratically controlled House of Delegates on Saturday rejected an attempt by Republicans to follow Virginia's lead and set up a showdown with the Obama administration over whether the federal government has the right to require individuals to buy health...

By Aaron C. Davis  | March 27, 2010; 7:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
Categories:  Aaron C. Davis, Health Care  
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O'Malley: Federal health care overhaul could save Maryland $1 billion over decade

Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) praised "the courageous and important" votes taken Sunday by Congress on health care reform, a measure he said could save Maryland $1 billion in the coming decade. Speaking to reporters late Monday afternoon, O'Malley predicted a...

By John Wagner  | March 22, 2010; 6:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Governor, Health Care, John Wagner  
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Cardin, Mikulski: aye on health care

Maryland U.S. Senators Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski cast their lots with fellow Democrats early today by voting for final passage of the Senate health reform bill. Cardin quickly released a statement: "This bill is good for Marylanders....

By Amy Gardner  | December 24, 2009; 9:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Health Care  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Health care: How Maryland members voted, John Wagner , November 8, 2009
O'Malley, Redskins Tackle Debut Radio Ad, John Wagner , October 13, 2009
Swine Flu Close to Home for Rep. Van Hollen, Michael Laris , October 9, 2009
A Chat With Rep. Donna Edwards, Jonathan Mummolo , September 18, 2009
Ehrlich Knocks Obama, Gets Few Questions, John Wagner , September 17, 2009
Rep. Edwards: Censure Obama Heckler, Jonathan Mummolo , September 11, 2009
Van Hollen Talks Health Care at Leisure World, Michael Laris , August 31, 2009
End-of-Life Politics: The View From A Hospice, Michael Laris , August 19, 2009
 
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