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State Not Hiring Fast Enough

November 14th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The massive hiring goal set by Governor Wes Moore when he took office is pretty much still that – a goal.  The governor had promised to fill 5,000 state vacancies but the hiring spree hasn’t paid off quite the way it should.  Reports show that actually only 893 employees have been hired since January, but that is a net figure as over 2600 employees have left.  Senate President Bill Ferguson said in January that department heads in the state would have work to do in order to fill jobs…