The increasingly bitter dispute between the Frederick County government and the union that represents the county’s career firefighters has again gotten to the stage of unfounded political attacks. The union is campaigning hard to defeat ballot Question A and, as it did in a similar campaign four years ago, is spreading a misleading message. Its slogan in this campaign is “Keep Frederick County Safe,” but the charter amendment in Question A has nothing to do with safety. It is about who has the power to decide how tax dollars must be spent.
Opinion: County Council should have final say on spending
October 20, 2022