It seemed like a good idea before the public actually heard about it. That’s probably what Indiana Gov. Mike Pence thought after he pulled the plug just days after word got out that he was planning to launch a state-run, taxpayer-funded news service that would offer pre-written news stories and breaking news about his administration. “After thorough review o
MIAMI, Florida - An AFSCME retiree who is a life-long resident of Miami, a 31-year veteran employee of Jackson Memorial Hospital and a grandmother, made an emotional appeal to a panel of state legislators to restore cuts in social programs that Florida’s children desperately need. “Simply put, I believe we are failing our children,” Melba White told a panel
Larry Hogan campaigned on the need to change Maryland, but his budget shortchanges Maryland's students and schools. Gov. Hogan’s education cuts threaten the progress of our top-notch public schools, which are at the heart of what makes Maryland attractive to businesses and families. Gov. Hogan's $143 million in immediate school funding cuts—which a
MSEA is launching a radio campaign and petition drive calling on the new governor and General Assembly to continue the strong support and forward-thinking investments in public education that have helped make Maryland’s schools and students so successful.