County Gets Share of Soon to be Discontinued Fed Program
Baltimore County received nearly 20 percent of all federal money handed out to Maryland companies and governments under an early retiree program that is part of the recently passed federal health care legislation.
Baltimore County is one of about 1,300 corporations and state and local governments in 50 states to receive about $1.8 billion in the last year, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which administers the program.
The program was created as part of sweeping federal health care legislation passed in March 2010.
Read more about it on my Insider Politics Blog on Patch.