“Health in All Policies” bill becomes law

May 8, 2017 - 

On May 4th, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed into law a bill that engages the UMD School of Public Health’s Center for Health Equity (M-CHE) in advising state lawmakers on healthy public policy. The law directs M-CHE to convene a workgroup that will make recommendations to state and local legislators to inform laws and policies that will promote health equity and have a positive impact on the life of Maryland’s residents.

“Health in All Policies” bill passes Maryland Senate Finance Committee

February 16, 2017 - 

A new bill (SB 340), sponsored by Maryland State Senator Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, will engage the UMD School of Public Health’s Center for Health Equity in advising state lawmakers on healthy public policy.