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Hogan lets drug price-gouging bill, dozens of others become law without signature

Hogan lets drug price-gouging bill, dozens of others become law without signature

Gov. Larry Hogan said Friday he will not block a new law giving the Maryland attorney general's office authority to take generic drug makers to court to challenge allegedly excessive price increases.

The groundbreaking measure was one of dozens the governor allowed to become law without his signature, including one putting strict limits on the ability of public schools to expel or suspend their youngest students.

One day after announcing his veto of a measure requiring employers to allow workers to earn paid sick leave, Hogan also stopped one more bill from becoming law. The so-called "ban the box" measure would have barred colleges from asking in initial...

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