Become a digitalPLUS subscriber. 99 for 4 weeks.

Topics

Kevin Kamenetz
Baltimore County loses appeal in police retiree case
Baltimore County loses appeal in police retiree case

An appeals court has rejected a bid by the Baltimore County government to avoid reimbursing hundreds of police retirees who were overcharged for health insurance. The county paid more than $1.7 million in damages and interest to the Fraternal Order of Police this year under a court order. But it continued to appeal the order. In a ruling issued Wednesday, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals — the state's second-highest court — upheld the lower-court ruling. The county could appeal again, and officials with the Fraternal Order of Police said that uncertainty means the money hasn't been distributed to retirees. The union is holding the cash until all potential...

Loading