affordable care act

January 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Business Leaders Explain How Shutdown Affects Their Companies

Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen visited Dawson’s Market in Rockville Thursday morning to discuss the shutdown with local business leaders. Here’s what Montgomery County’s business leaders had to say about the event, followed by a Tweet recap of the roundtable discussion. Two Montgomery County Business Leaders React to Shutdown Roundtable Discussion MCM spoke […]

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Senator Cardin on Immigration Reform, Hate Speech, & Small Business Support

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin spoke about immigration reform and his support for small businesses at the 18th Annual Minority Legislative Breakfast. The breakfast united Maryland’s politicians and Montgomery County’s minority business leaders. Further, it provided a space to discuss legislative priorities. During his speech, Cardin shared his “priorities for the next congress.” In doing so, […]

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October 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Officials React to Trump’s Executive Order on Health Care

President Donald Trump’s executive order Thursday will make it easier for consumers to buy across state lines and small businesses will be able to form a group to purchase insurance together. “Large employers often are able to obtain better terms on health insurance for their employees than small employers because of their larger pools of […]

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May 5, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Cardin: ‘Healthcare Bill The House Passed is Tragic’ (VIDEO)

At a recent affordable housing forum in Bethesda, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md) spoke out against Thursday’s passing of the American Health Care Act in the House, calling it “tragic.” The bill, which passed by a slim margin (217-213), is the GOP’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. […]

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March 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Raskin to Host Health Care Town Hall Meeting on Mar. 25

As the questions surrounding the fate of the Affordable Care Act remain, Rep. Jamie Raskin (Md-8) will host a health care town on Mar. 25. Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation repeal and replace the ACA. Raskin said this event is to inform the public on how residents could be impacted if the measure passes through […]

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March 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Congressman Delaney Holds Rally in Gaithersburg to Save Affordable Care Act

It’s the first time Gaithersburg resident Steve Higgins can remember, since casting his vote for Jimmy Carter in 1976, that he went out to protest a president. He joined more than 200 residents and elected-officials at Gaithersburg High School on Monday evening in an effort to save the Affordable Health Care Act. “When [President] Trump […]

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January 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 30, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 30, in Montgomery County: 1. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 7 a.m. for parts of Montgomery County. 2. In Rockville, Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is scheduled to meet with reporters at his weekly briefing at the Council Office Building. Some of the topics he […]

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January 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council voted 5-4 to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. 2. Got questions about life in Montgomery County?Executive Ike Leggett is holding a virtual town hall meeting from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. today. 3. […]

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January 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Reminded of ACA Open Enrollment Deadline on Jan. 31 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County residents are reminded that open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act ends on Jan. 31. You can find information about upcoming enrollment events, here. You can find more information about the Maryland Health Connection, here. Deadline coming soon! Jan. 31 is the LAST day to buy a 2017 plan. We're the only place […]

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November 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Enrollment in Maryland Health Insurance is Now Open

Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act is now open. Learn more in this short video. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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