See the post within stressing the importance of contacting your political representatives!
Fitch v. Maryland is the "State of Maryland's attempt to transition certain retired state employees from a state-subsidized prescription drug benefit program to a combination of drug benefit programs available under a new state program and under Part D of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003."
Greetings, MCEA! First, let’s all express our warmest congratulations to those newly elected MCEA officers, from the statewide level to the council level, who have accepted the challenge of union leadership. This includes our new Supervisors Council—Supervisors United for Collective Bargaining. I am moved by all the new faces in leadership. That’s a sign of growth and progress for MCEA.
Summer is upon us, and parents, children and teachers are winding down from what has been an exhausting and fully operational school year—the first since the devastating pandemic. The long-lasting impact of COVID-19 has affected our students’ and families’ well-being and ignited the politics surrounding public schools. All signs point to the coming school year unfolding with the same sound and fury, and if extremist culture warriors have their way, being even more divisive and stressful.