Brandon Scott

Reimagining Public Safety In One Of America's Deadliest Cities

Reimagining Public Safety In One Of America’s Deadliest Cities

June 17, 2020

Mayoral Democratic primary winner Brandon Scott discusses calls to cut the Baltimore police budget to fund social programs, his approach to the drug war, and economic development in a city that’s long subsidized corporations at the expense of taxpayers.

Days After FBI Raid on City Hall, Progressives Introduce Reforms to Curb Corruption

Days After FBI Raid on City Hall, Progressives Introduce Reforms to Curb Corruption

April 30, 2019

Reform-minded councilmembers propose reigning in Baltimore’s all-powerful mayor, but will these changes be enough?

Baltimore City Council Passes Historic $15 Minimum Wage

March 21, 2017

After the measure was passed 11-3 – one vote shy of a veto proof majority – Councilman Brandon Scott confirmed with The Real News that he will be able to cast the vote necessary to override a possible mayoral veto