Ken Fitch: State lawmakers must remember that employees matter

January 2019 held a lot of fear for me and many other Maryland State Retirees. This is when all state retirees who are disabled or over 65 would have had to go onto Medicare Part D. In 2011, State of Maryland passed a law eliminating prescription drug coverage in 2019. The problem was they didn’t tell anyone (especially the state retirees) until seven years later. To combat the removal to Medicare Part D, I created a Facebook page called, We Matter RXdrug Coverage. It chronicled my efforts to deal with this injustice. I contacted every lawmaker in the General Assembly requesting a special session. I attended town hall meetings, senior center meetings, and campaign events to bring this issue to the forefront. (Capital)

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