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State Employees Cost Taxpayers More Under Obamacare

Maryland’s Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to increase spending authority on health care benefits for state employees by nearly $390 million.

The original spending cap on the health care contracts was close to $5 billion over five years ending in June of 2014. Budget Secretary Eloise Foster said the increase would pay for more people joining the state’s plan since the original health care authorization in 2008.

Source: Maryland Reporter. Read full article. (link)

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