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Maryland lawmakers to fight drug price gouging

brianfrosh2CALVERTON – A prescription for Albuterol, a generic drug used to treat asthma, used to cost just $11.

But in six months time, the price rose to $434 – an increase of more than 4,000 percent, according to a 2014 investigation by Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD-7) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Maryland lawmakers now hope to prevent such price gouging in the state.

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Kirwan Commission hearing brings out advocates of education funding

KirwinComm 02LARGO – It was standing room only in Largo High School’s cafeteria Wednesday night as citizens from all over Maryland gathered for the Kirwan Commission public hearing to give voices to the educational needs through the state.

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