Baltimore

Pugh's Office Trying to Weaken Bill to Stop Baltimoreans from Losing Homes Over Water Bills

Pugh’s Office Trying to Weaken Bill to Stop Baltimoreans from Losing Homes Over Water Bills

February 1, 2019

Newly-elected Senator Mary Washington has reintroduced legislation to stop Baltimoreans from losing properties at tax sale over unpaid water bills, but the mayor’s office is trying to weaken it

Baltimore Advances Bill that Could Force Incinerators to Shut Down

January 31, 2019

Baltimore City Council’s Land Use and Transportation Committee unanimously voted to advance a bill that would require the Wheelabrator trash incinerator to drastically reduce its toxic emissions—or shut down.

Draft Bill for Hopkins Private Armed Police Force Already Drawing Backlash

Draft Bill for Hopkins Private Armed Police Force Already Drawing Backlash

January 30, 2019

One state senator says the proposal amounts to “a private occupying force.”

As City Stops Sewage From Flowing into Harbor, Residents’ Basements Fill With Crap

As City Stops Sewage From Flowing into Harbor, Residents’ Basements Fill With Crap

January 26, 2019

Baltimore is attempting to stop sewage from overflowing into streets and waterways, but it’s still ending up in people’s homes.

Labor Board Hearing Set for Nurses Alleging Hopkins Is Preventing Them From Unionizing

Labor Board Hearing Set for Nurses Who Allege Hopkins Is Preventing Them From Unionizing

January 24, 2019

On March 6, The National Labor Relations Board will hear public testimony from nurses who allege unfair labor practices by the world-leading Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore Rejects Plan to Arm School Police During School Day

Baltimore Rejects Plan to Arm School Police During School Day

January 23, 2019

The Baltimore school board rejected the proposal amid heated debate. Meanwhile, we get a response to an ACLU and NAACP-LDF letter demanding Maryland adequately fund Baltimore schools

Since Decriminalization, 96% of People Arrested for Weed in Baltimore Are Black

January 18, 2019

Journalist Brandon Soderberg and 34-year police veteran Neill Franklin discuss “Structural Racism and Cannabis: Black Baltimoreans still disproportionately arrested for weed after decriminalization.”

A conversation with Paul Jay – The Baltimore Podcast Show

January 18, 2019

Eze Jackson and Tracey Beale talk with Paul Jay about TRNN’s beginnings, challenges along the way, why we’re stationed in Baltimore and the future of independent journalism.

Will “Tough on Crime” Policies Fuel Mass Incarceration?

Will “Tough on Crime” Policies Fuel Mass Incarceration?

January 18, 2019

As three of the most powerful men in Maryland vow to crack down on repeat violent offenders, community advocates question their plans to address the root causes of inequality and violence

If you ran your city in the interest of the majority, what would you do?

If you ran your city in the interest of the majority, what would you do?

January 18, 2019

The Baltimore Bureau’s Ambitious Plan for Real News & Real Change