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Baker falls to Jealous in democratic primary

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COLLEGE PARK – Current Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III lost his bid to become the Democratic nominee for Governor for the state of Maryland to the former president and CEO of the NAACP Ben Jealous in Maryland Democratic primary on June 26.

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Rally urges county council to pass fair elections bill

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Fair elections bill rallyUPPER MARLBORO – Approximately 50 individuals gathered with signs outside the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro on April 19 to listen to speakers, chant slogans and advocate county council members to support a “fair elections” bill, which is currently in committee.

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Maryland lawmakers to fight drug price gouging

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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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