Thank Maryland's Teachers, Firefighters, and All Public Servants

Thank Maryland's Teachers, Firefighters, and All Public Servants

    1. Sponsored by

      Moving Maryland Forward

Public servants -- teachers, police, firefighters, transportation workers, nurses, snow plow drivers, correctional and parole officers, and so many more -- touch our lives in Maryland each day. These workers keep us safe. They educate our children. They get us safely where we need to go. They take care of us. It’s time that we take care of them.

Public servants provide us with absolute necessities that keep our state running, yet are often the first faced with budget cuts during difficult times.

Many Maryland organizations, as a part of the Save Our State (SOS) coalition, are advocating for a more balanced approach to the Maryland budget, with goals to reduce reliance on spending cuts and preserve our investments in education, health, public safety, transportation, and other essential services.

Pledge your support and say thank you to the public servants who keep Maryland running.

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 1,000 signatures
    2. Unions in Public Service

      Because of activists like you who have been signing and sharing this petition, we have more than 980 signers! We would like to continue to thank state workers for all that they do.

      Many of these workers are also proud union members Unions in Maryland, like AFL-CIO, AFSCME, and SEIU, work to have their members’ voices heard in the workplace and beyond. They work diligently to have and maintain collective bargaining rights. Just last week, public employees rallied in Annapolis to expand collective bargaining rights to workers who do not have them.

      Encourage others to sign this pledge, so that we may continue to thank all of the hard-working public servants in the state of Maryland, and the Unions that represent them.

      Please continue to share this petition with others!

    3. Reached 750 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Zeda Ruhl OLNEY, MD
      • over 2 years ago

      Because they are very special people, with very big hearts, and deserve so much more, and I want them to know just how appreciated they are. ; [)

    • William Griffiths SILVER SPRING, MD
      • over 2 years ago

      I'm a teacher. I believe we all have a duty to be vigilant in creating and safeguarding the quality of world we want to live in. Educating a new generation of children to be good human beings is job #1.

    • Ann Wilmer SALISBURY, MD
      • over 2 years ago

      I'm a retired state worker. I know how big the job is.

    • Tina Ritter PARKVILLE, MD
      • over 2 years ago

      Thank you for all you do!!!

    • Timm Harwick MONTGOMERY VLG, MD
      • over 2 years ago

      With educators rife in my family, I can't hope to thank all of you to the extent you deserve. Please continue to share your wealth with the world!


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