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Maryland State Employees Plan Rallies to Protest Staff Cuts



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    State employees are expected to rally across Maryland Wednesday to protest staff layoffs.

    The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees says it will ask Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to stop staff cuts to public services.

    According to organizers, the Division of Corrections announced plans to lay off more than 60 human resource workers to save $3 million. The Board of Public Works delayed that decisiion until next month.

    The rallies will be held in the following locations:

    • Baltimore – 5:30 p.m.
      Corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Baker Street and Pennsylvania Avenue and North Avenue 
    • Hagerstown – 5:15 p.m.
      Town Square – Corner of South Potomac Street and West Washington Street
    • Landover Hills - 6 p.m. 
      Ascension Lutheran Church and School
      7515 Buchanan Street 
    • Salisbury – 5:15PM
      Riverwalk Park
      300 South Salisbury Boulevard