Pension costs

Counties Warn Of Cuts If They Pay Md. PensionsMontgomery County school officials say they would have to cut 600 teachers and increase class sizes if lawmakers in Annapolis approve Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to shift teacher pension costs to the counties.
Miller Pushes To Share Teacher Pension CostsMaryland's practice of paying all teacher pension costs at state expense is "totally nonsustainable," Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller told a panel of lawmakers as he stressed the need for legislation to shift some costs to local governments.