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Maryland Gov. Vetoes Bill To Fund Nation’s First Drug Affordability Board

By John Wilkerson / May 12, 2020 at 8:07 PM
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) vetoed legislation to fund the nation’s first drug affordability board that state lawmakers passed with a veto-proof majority, but the state legislature will likely not reconvene until January. The veto surprised backers of the board because the Hogan administration’s recent actions supported it, though overall the administration’s implementation of the board has been uneven. “These misguided bills would raise taxes and fees on Marylanders at a time when many already are out of work and...


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