CALVERTON – 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.
LARGO – 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.
“This is it. This is how I’ll die.”
That’s what Tom Davey thought during the bleakest moments in the January 2015 Metrorail smoke incident that claimed the life of another passenger, Carol Glover.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Although Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is making headlines, last week, the U.S. House instead debated another immigration-related measure: the Criminal Alien Gang Removal Act.
SEABROOK – Millions around the country looked skyward on Monday for the total solar eclipse. Scientists at the Greenbelt-based NASA Goddard Space Flight Center were among them, and used the opportunity to pursue cutting-edge science.