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Hogan gives raise to state employees

Gov. Larry Hogan Wednesday said he will spend $68 million earmarked for a 2 percent cost-of-living increase for state employees. The announcement comes at the same time the governor declared May 6 State Employee Recognition Day. “State employees are the backbone of our government and it is an honor to serve the people of Maryland alongside them,” said Governor Hogan. “What I witnessed last week in Baltimore once again underscored their selfless dedication and commitment to our citizens. Despite the fiscal challenges we continue to face, I am proud to continue to provide our state employees with the pay increase they need and deserve.”

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State employees unveil “Doomsday Clock” for cuts

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland state employees will be unveiling a “Doomsday Clock” to count down when a half a billion in budget cuts will take effect, unless a special session is called to change the budget. The Maryland State Education Association ...

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Board of Public Works approves $2.4B prescription drug contract

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved a $2.4 billion prescription drug contract for state employees. The board voted 2-1 on Wednesday to award the contracts to Missouri-based Express Scripts Inc. Gov. Martin O’Malley and Treasurer Nancy ...

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