A group of four Maryland government retirees sued the state and Gov. Larry Hogan on behalf of fellow retirees seeking to stop Maryland from moving them from a state prescription drug plan to a much more expensive federal plan.
Moy-Santos said employees at the march included those from Baltimore’s department of social services, the state’s health department, parole and probation office, and department of public safety and correctional services.
Patrick Moran, a union representative, said wages for state workers are too low to attract and keep employees. A worker shortage — 2,500 positions vacant, according to the union — had caused staffing problems at agencies around the state.