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What the Supreme Court Ruling On Healthcare means for Families in Maryland, June 28th, 2012

The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act ensures hard-working, middle class families will get the security they deserve and protects every American from the worst insurance company abuses.  Here’s what today’s ruling means for the middle class: Insurance companies no longer have unchecked power to cancel your policy, deny you coverage, or  Read the Rest…

Joint Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony Brown on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act, June 28th, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown today released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act: “President Obama and Congress chose to pass the Affordable Care Act because the status quo was hurting our ability to create jobs, expand opportunity, and protect the  Read the Rest…

Governor Martin O’Malley and the Coalition for a Healthy Maryland Proclaim First Healthy Maryland Week, May 29th, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today, joined by the Coalition for a Healthy Maryland, Delegate Jon Cardin, members of the Executive Cabinet, state and local elected officials, and health advocates at Truxtun Park’s Roger W. “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center, officially proclaimed May 29th through June 3rd as the first “Healthy Maryland Week.” Healthy Maryland  Read the Rest…

Health reform has been critical for Maryland, May 4th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications In case you missed it, we wanted to share Governor O’Malley’s oped in the Baltimore Sun today on how health care reform has helped Marylanders and why we can’t afford to lose the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. Key Points: “Maryland’s progress under the ACA exemplifies how much  Read the Rest…

Maryland Proton Therapy Center Groundbreaking, April 17th, 2012

Baltimore, MD As Prepared for Delivery President Perman, Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Chancellor Kirwan – it’s so good to join you today in the greatest city in America! I also want to recognize Dean Reece, Dr. Regine, and everyone who made today possible. It’s great to be here at one of the preeminent public research universities in  Read the Rest…

Dedication of the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center and the Sheikh Zayed Tower at Johns Hopkins Hospital, April 12th, 2012

Baltimore, MD To His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, and to all of our friends from the United Arab Emirates, we thank you for your generosity in making this day possible. We thank you for bringing to reality the beautiful truth of islah, as we seek to make whole, to cure,  Read the Rest…

Maryland Receives $106 Million in Federal Funding to Provide More Care in Community Settings, March 23rd, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown today joined Maryland’s Congressional Delegation and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in announcing that Maryland has been awarded more than $106 million in federal grant funding to further efforts to provide long term care in community based settings rather than  Read the Rest…

Joint Statement from Governor O’Malley and Lt. Governor Brown on the Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, March 23rd, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown today issued the following statement on the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act:  “Two years ago today, President Obama had the courage and the foresight to take an important step forward, and our nation is now poised to help millions of American families and  Read the Rest…

Forward with Health Innovations, March 23rd, 2012

By Dr. Josh Sharfstein, Secretary of the DHMH Two years ago today, the President signed the Affordable Care Act into law. Since that time, we’ve made great strides in expanding and improving health care services for the people of our State. Together, we’ve extended health care coverage to over 310,000 previously uninsured Marylanders–half of whom  Read the Rest…

Happy International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2012

In honor of International Women’s Day, we wanted to share a few of the ways that we’re working to expand opportunities and  promote equality for all. Promoting Equality in our Judicial System:  Together, we appointed the first female judge on any court in Cecil, Washington and Somerset County. We appointed the first African-American woman judge  Read the Rest…