Maryland Drops 'Fair Share' Fight

BALTIMORE -- Maryland's attorney general said he would not seek to challenge a federal court decision striking down controversial legislation that would have required large retailers like Wal-Mart Stores to increase their health benefit payments.

BALTIMORE -- Maryland‘s attorney general said he would not seek to challenge a federal court decision striking down controversial legislation that would have required large retailers like Wal-Mart Stores to increase their health benefit payments. The so-called “Fair Share” health care act, which was backed by labor unions and by Landover, Md.-based supermarket chain Giant Food, was passed by state lawmakers two years ago but overturned in court because it was preempted by exi

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