In the wake of former Mayor Pugh’s Healthy Holly scandal, we look at how to reform a strong mayor system
After a month-long sit in, Baltimore students and residents protesting private police and ICE’s ended their occupation. Republished from the Baltimore Beat
The arrests came after an over month-long sit-in at Johns Hopkins against the university’s $1.5 million dollar ICE contracts and newly authorized private police force
Powerful commercial interests dominate Baltimore’s city government, where corruption and backroom deals are part of the fabric of how decisions are made. The recent scandal involving Mayor Pugh is part of a long history of political office being used for personal gain and handing over public funds and favors to wealthy elites. Can city charter…
Baltimore’s powerful mayor resigned amid corruption allegations. Three activists ask if the city charter can be amended to limit mayoral power and create a more just city
Reform-minded councilmembers propose reigning in Baltimore’s all-powerful mayor, but will these changes be enough?
Residents engage with current and former city officials to discuss how to rebalance power at city hall to give the community real say in how Baltimore is governed
A scandal engulfing Mayor Catherine Pugh and many associates expands with federal involvement, as calls for systemic change grows