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Financial workshop for local treasurers

The locals of AFT-Maryland came together for a financial services workshop that was attended by many of the treasurers and leadership of the various locals of the state federation. The workshop was led by Kay Neipert, CPA, CFE, CICA from the AFT.

Trump's budget takes a meat cleaver to public education

The 2018 budget proposal "takes a meat cleaver to public education" and ignores promised investments in the types of skills, training and other vital family supports that Trump rode to the White House in 2016, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.

Union Night in Annapolis

Baltimore was out in full force for the Metro Baltimore AFL-CIO Rally in Annapolis on Monday, March 6th. The collective unions of the AFT-Maryland stood in solidarity with their sisters and brothers in labor. There were speakers representing nearly every sector of labor including two of AFT-Maryland’s own.

One night only: DeVos dodges tough Senate questions

Concern, frustration and outright dismay colored many of the exchanges between Democratic members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and Betsy DeVos, the Michigan education lobbyist nominated by Donald Trump for education secretary, at her confirmation hearing.

Thousands rally nationwide to save Affordable Care Act

On Jan. 15, thousands of people, including great representation from AFT members, rallied in cities across the country to stand up against plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act as well as efforts to privatize Medicare and Medicaid.

Lobby Night in Annapolis

Join AFT-Maryland for
LOBBY NIGHT IN ANNAPOLIS
Monday, January 30th, 2017

Buses will depart from AFT-Maryland at 5:15 p.m.
4701 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215

Sandwiches & Soft drinks will be provided on the bus.

For more information and to RESERVE YOUR SEAT on the bus, contact Todd Reynolds (443)320-4719 or treynolds@aftmd.org.

IN ADDITION....  

Protect Public Education! AROS Day of Action Jan. 19th

JOIN US for a Day of Action
Thursday, January 19, 2017

as we STAND TOGETHER in SOLIDARITY to
PROTECT PUBLIC EDUCATION.
Our Students, Our Schools, Our Communities.

Gather at 3:45 p.m.
City Springs Elem/Middle School
100 S Caroline St., Baltimore 21231

Help us DEFEND public education for all.

On Thursday, Jan. 19, thousands of AFT members and allies nationwide will demonstrate... 

 

Weingarten speaks on the future of public education

In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., AFT President Randi Weingarten juxtaposed two approaches for education that would have vastly different consequences for America's students. Either build on the bipartisan consensus of the Every Student Succeeds Act to provide all families with access to great neighborhood public schools, or promote the dangerous, destructive approaches that Donald Trump's education secretary nominee advocates to undermine and privatize public education.