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Proposed Spring Grove sale raises concerns over privatization of mental health services

May 10, 2022

A proposed sale of the site that is home to a state psychiatric hospital is raising concerns about the privatization of those services. The Board of Public Works is scheduled to take up a proposal by the Maryland Department of Health to sell the Spring Grove State Hospital to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Patrick Moran, president of AFSCME Council 3, said the proposed closure of Spring Grove and other facilities is an effort by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to privatize union jobs.

Article Source: The Daily Record

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