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While Heathcare.gov's first two months were a disaster, the federal exchange's performance was about average when compared to all states that tried to created their own.
Gov. Martin O'Malley acknowledged Thursday that Maryland's online health insurance exchange had " a very rocky launch " but provided a largely positive prognosis for fixing the remaining glitches and boosting enrollment in coming months.
Salary hikes for Maryland's next governor, members of the General Assembly and other statewide officials elected next year are set to be decided next week by two compensation commissions specially appointed for this task.
Dec. 11--CUMBERLAND -- Maryland wants the federal government to cut the flow of air pollution from upwind states into Maryland by enforcing standards already on the books.
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has agreed to allow Maryland elections officials to seek outside legal advice rather than rely on lawyers in his office on a fundraising issue that could have a significant impact on the ticket of his leading Democratic rival for governor.
December 11, 2013 Contact: Sue Walitsky 202-224-4524 Cardin Lauds Affordable Care Act Investments in Maryland's Community Health Centers WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Ben Cardin today highlighted how federal investments in Community Health Centers http://bphc.hrsa.gov/about/index.html in Maryland , provided under the Affordable Care Act, are helping ... (more)
Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown held a news conference Dec. 10 to update Maryland residents on the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, including staffing and technology changes to improve the system, according to a statement released by his office.
Maryland Del. Heather Mizeur during an event last month announcing her running mate, Delman Coates.
The state Board of Estimates on Wednesday increased projected tax revenues for fiscal 2014 and 2015 by a combined $41.9 million, compared with the board's forecast from September.
The rising stock market is not only good for investors, but also for Maryland tax collections.
Dan Thomas was able to enroll in Maryland's health exchange. His plan will cost $900 - less than the $1,500 he was spending on a similar plan before.
A host of dignitaries, including Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Maryland Lt.
Maryland's gun laws are the fourth most stringent in the country, according to a national gun control advocacy group, the result of new legislation requiring a handgun license and fingerprinting that supporters said will help keep firearms out of the wrong hands.
In the wake of this year's corruption scandal at a Baltimore jail, a Maryland legislative commission has drafted 18 recommendations, including endorsement of a 10-year, $533 million plan to replace the sprawling, antiquated complex where guards were indicted for aiding a dangerous gang .
"Ping Pong Summer," an independent film shot in Ocean City last year, will be featured at the Sundance Film Festival, its producers announced.