Daily Archives: April 5, 2019

Senate Moves to Create Prescription Drug Affordability Board

A Friday vote saw Maryland Senators pass legislation that creates a statewide prescription drug affordability board to better monitor state drug prices. Senate Bill 759 from Senate President Pro Tempore Katherine Klausmeier (District 8 – Baltimore County) creates transparency in prescription drug pricing formulas and seeks to provide an avenue to make drugs more affordable […]

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Senate Expands Maryland’s Childcare Tax Credit

Senators voted Friday to pass sweeping changes to expand Maryland’s childcare tax credit that has been unchanged for some twenty years. Senate Bill 870, from Senate Budget and Taxation Committee Chairwoman Nancy King (District 39 – Montgomery) increases funding for the credit, modernizes the credit, and benefits approximately 110,000 Marylanders who are currently struggling to […]

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