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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan faces pressure on bills about drug prices and renewable energy

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan faces pressure on bills about drug prices and renewable energy

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is facing pressure to sign bills that would create a state board to monitor drug prices and to increase the state’s requirements for using renewable energy.

Hogan, a Republican, has already signed 552 bills and resolutions that were passed by state lawmakers, and has about two more weeks to decide the fate of more than 300 more pieces of legislation.

Hogan has three options on bills: veto them, sign them into law or allow them to become law without his signature.

Health advocacy groups have been pressing Hogan to approve a bill that would create a state Prescription Drug Affordability Board. They were buoyed by

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