Members of the Maryland Classified Employees Association held a rally at their Woodlawn headquarters requesting lawmakers call a special session to [reconsider moving the retiree’s prescription drug plan to the Medicare Part D program next year.] Union leadership said the switch is going to be cost-prohibitive for many retirees living on fixed incomes.
“I think they can bring it back to the table to re-evaluate what has been done,” union president Linda Day said. “I am a person that believes nothing is etched in stone except your tombstone. I just feel we need to revisit.”
Read more at the Baltimore Sun: http://www.baltimoresun.com/health/bs-hs-union-prescription-drugs-20180718-story.html
WMAR-2 Baltimore also picked up the story. Click here to see an article on their page with a video from our rally: https://www.wmar2news.com/news/region/baltimore-city/state-retirees-worry-about-how-to-pay-for-prescription-drug-coverage