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Health Care Reform (2009)

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  • After recession-era growth, enrollment dips at community colleges

    After recession-era growth, enrollment dips at community colleges
    A growth spurt in community college enrollment during the recession has all but ended, with numbers declining or leveling off this year, according to state officials.
  • Republican resurgence faces many challenges

    Republican resurgence faces many challenges
    Last week we looked at the Democrats' increasingly progressive platform and constituencies, particularly their attendant enthusiasm for large government and ever-higher spending. But what about the other party? Is the GOP ready (and able) to win the...

    Aetna pulls health plans from state insurance exchange

    Aetna pulls health plans from state insurance exchange
    Aetna Inc. said Friday it canceled plans to sell insurance on Maryland's new health insurance exchange, set to open Oct. 1 as part of the federal health care reform law, after regulators cut the rates it could charge consumers for its plans. Aetna was...

    The Affordable Care Act will make insurance less affordable

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    • O'Malley to campaign in S. Carolina

      Gov. Martin O'Malley will spend Martin Luther King Day on the hustings in South Carolina trying to convince GOP primary voters not to support Republican Mitt Romney for president. Maryland's governor will appear with a South Carolina state representative...
    • DGA donors listed

      The Baltimore Sun today published a story outlining a handful of companies that have given big bucks to Gov. Martin O'Malley's Democratic Governors Association, and also have strong interests before the state. As we point out in our story, there's...
    • State workers to get new pharmacy plan

      More than 200,000 Maryland state employees, retirees and dependents will switch to a new pharmacy plan as a result of the Board of Public Works' decision Wednesday to award the $2.4 billion contract to a St. Louis-based company. When the transition...
    • Maryland lawmakers under national pressure on marriage bill

      Maryland lawmakers under national pressure on marriage bill
      As a handful of undecided Maryland delegates wrestle over their position on same-sex marriage, they've received calls from national leaders trying to move them one way or another on the bill. Prominent figures dialing Maryland area codes include New York...
    • Obama gaffes, recognizes Gov. "Jack" O'Malley

      Obama gaffes, recognizes Gov. "Jack" O'Malley
      Gov. Martin O'Malley is not exactly a stranger around the White House these days. He met with President Barack Obama along with other state leaders late last week to discuss the economy. On Sunday he sat at the same table as the president for an annual...
    • Caesars gives $100,000 to O'Malley-led group

      Caesars Entertainment, the company hoping to win a state license to operate a casino in Baltimore, has contributed $100,000 to a Democratic group led by Gov. Martin O'Malley. The Democratic Governors Association reported the gift in a quarterly report...
    • Now or never for O'Malley

      Now or never for O'Malley
      The next two and a half months appear destined to provide a defining moment for Gov.Martin O'Malley's second term in office. If his agenda for the remainder of this General Assembly session doesn't match the intensity of his effort during 2007's special...
    • O'Malley under scrutiny as he serves in two roles

      O'Malley under scrutiny as he serves in two roles
      On Monday, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is set to unfurl the most ambitious legislative agenda of his six years in office. By Thursday evening, he's scheduled to be 200 miles north in a Midtown Manhattan hotel, schmoozing with contributors to the...
    • O'Malley to address lawmakers in annual state of the state speech

      O'Malley to address lawmakers in annual state of the state speech
      Annapolis will be a picture of pomp and ceremony Wednesday for Gov. Martin O'Malley's annual state of the state address. The governor is set to speak to both chambers of the General Assembly at noon. O'Malley has already unleashed an ambitious plan...
    • Firms vying for state contracts fund O'Malley-led group

      Firms vying for state contracts fund O'Malley-led group
      Companies seeking lucrative state contracts and business deals in Maryland made five- and six-figure contributions in recent months to a Democratic governors group led by Gov. Martin O'Malley, federal records show. Firms making large gifts to the...
    • O'Malley wins 2nd term; GOP controls U.S. House

      O'Malley wins 2nd term; GOP controls U.S. House
      Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley cruised to a second term Tuesday - and with it, won the opportunity to guide the state in what he hopes will be an improving economy - while Republican former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. suffered a second consecutive...
    • O'Malley chosen to lead Democratic governors

      O'Malley chosen to lead Democratic governors
      Martin O'Malley was selected by his peers Wednesday to chair the Democratic Governors Association, a platform from which he says he will build the party and promote candidates who will invest in education and infrastructure. "Our agenda is one of...