RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

AFSCME

A collection of news and information related to AFSCME published by this site and its partners.

Top AFSCME Articles

Displaying items 121-132
  • Common Cause: Mayor's skybox should be 'people's skybox'

    Common Cause: Mayor's skybox should be 'people's skybox'
    A government watchdog group said Thursday that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has politicized invitations to her office's Ravens skybox, and urged her to include more working-class residents. "The mayor has made the choice to turn this into a political...
  • City circuit court workers protest filthy conditions

    City circuit court workers protest filthy conditions
    Roughly 40 Baltimore circuit court employees and their union representatives marched to City Hall Monday afternoon, complaining of dangerous courthouse conditions and threatening to sue if they don't get funds for new office space, as prosecutors have...
  • Anne Arundel schools chief releases nearly $1 billion FY 2013 budget

    Anne Arundel schools chief releases nearly $1 billion FY 2013 budget
    The superintendent of Anne Arundel County's public schools has proposed a nearly $1 billion operating budget for the 2013 fiscal year, about $50 million more than the system was allotted this year. "We have been good fiscal stewards of the money...
  • Pact would give Balto. Co. school workers job security for 3 years

    Baltimore County school employees have reached a tentative agreement with the school system that would raise the contributions employees make to their health care plans over the next five years in exchange for guarantees that there will be no layoffs or...
  • AFSCME's sweet deal with the Democrats

    When I received my state employee paycheck recently, I assumed that since we no longer are subject to service reduction and furlough days I would have slightly more money. That, however, was not the case. Instead, I am making less money than last year...
  • Slots advocates build cash lead

    With less than two weeks to the election, pro-slots forces have extended their financial dominance over gambling foes, thanks largely to a $500,000 donation from a national union representing about 50,000 state and municipal workers. But chief "no"...
  • Pro-slots groups plan push to pass referendum

    Cloverleaf Enterprises, which owns Rosecroft Raceway, and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, each plan to spend at least $10,000 on efforts to pass the referendum on slot-machine gambling, which goes before voters Tuesday,...
  • Police kill 2 at party after suspects turn guns on officers

    Shirley Sturgill awoke early yesterday morning to what she assumed were post Independence Day fireworks. But a few seconds later, she heard another noise that made her realize that this was no celebration. Sturgill said she heard a man screaming so...
  • Busy last day for Assembly

    Busy last day for Assembly
    Illegal immigrants would be stripped of Maryland driver's licenses by 2015 under a last-minute legislative compromise that seeks to end the state's status as a haven for foreigners seeking government-backed credentials. Adopted in the final moments of...
  • Contraband floods Md. prisons

    A black market bazaar of heroin, marijuana, pornographic videos, tobacco, cell phones and top-shelf liquor is routinely being smuggled past security checkpoints and into Maryland's troubled prisons, an investigation by The Sun has found. Periodic cell...
  • Ehrlich skirts law on health

    The Ehrlich administration is circumventing a law that freezes health costs and benefits for state employees, meaning 100,000 workers and retirees could soon pay more for doctors' visits, treatments and drugs. Seeking to shield state employees from...
  • Gov. Walker spent $320,000 from campaign on Doe defense attorneys

    MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker funneled more than $320,000 from his campaign account to defense attorneys over the last six months as he and his allies fought a secret probe into fundraising and spending during the 2012 recall election....