Video: Pension Committee chair discusses roll-back in benefits

Video: Pension Committee chair discusses roll-back in benefits

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Del. Melony Griffith, House chair of the Joint Committee on Pensions, discusses why the roll-back in pensions for state employees and teachers was necessary.

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Len Lazarick

Len Lazarick was the founding editor and publisher of and is currently the president of its nonprofit corporation and chairman of its board He was formerly the State House bureau chief of the daily Baltimore Examiner from its start in April 2006 to its demise in February 2009. He was a copy editor on the national desk of the Washington Post for eight years before that, and has spent decades covering Maryland politics and government.


  1. postman

    She stated that they have been working on fixing the pension system for several years. If that is so, then why have they not considered making any adjustments to the Legislative Plan? Talk about a cadallaic plan for “part-time” employees!!

  2. Meplath

    Why was she not asked why O’Malley is diverting hundreds of millions of dollars of the extra money employees will pay for their pensions into the General Fund?

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