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Scandal Grows But Baltimore Mayor Won't Resign

Scandal Grows But Baltimore Mayor Won’t Resign

April 8, 2019

City Council considers systemic reform in the wake of the “Health Holly” scandal

What Baltimore's Children's Book Scam Says About Corporate Power

What Baltimore’s Children’s Book Scam Says About Corporate Power

April 4, 2019

Baltimore Beat Editor-in-Chief Lisa Snowden-McCray discusses the fallout from the unfolding Healthy Holly corruption scandal

Scandal-Plagued Baltimore Mayor Takes Leave of Absence

Scandal-Plagued Baltimore Mayor Takes Leave of Absence

April 1, 2019

The announcement came hours after Maryland’s governor requested an investigation into the mayor’s financial dealings

Cop Shortage Called Into Question Amid Excessive Overtime Spending

July 18, 2018

A Baltimore city councilman is calling into question the narrative that overtime is driven by a shortage of patrol officers after obtaining detailed documents on staffing

Baltimore Mayor Challenges Police Union to ‘Give Respect’

March 13, 2018

In a wide ranging ‘state of the city’ address Mayor Catherine Pugh touted holistic approaches to violence reduction and demands the FOP allow civilian control of internal disciplinary boards

Pugh Blames Press for Baltimore’s ‘Perception Problem’

February 9, 2018

At an event at the Parkway Theater, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh defended her administration and attacked the media

Baltimore Legislators Call for a Statewide $15 Minimum Wage

February 5, 2018

The year after Mayor Catherine Pugh vetoed a $15 minimum wage for Baltimore, she joins members of the Baltimore City Council to call on the state to pass similar legislation

Can a New Baltimore Police Commissioner Fix a Corrupt Department?

January 21, 2018

The firing of Chief Kevin Davis and the appointment of Darryl DeSousa to replace him raises questions about the ability of an agency under a federal consent decree to right itself

Mayor Announces New Baltimore City Community Grants Program

January 19, 2018

Catherine Pugh teams up with Weinberg Foundation to give small grants to community organizations.

Mayor Announces New Baltimore City Community Grants Program

January 19, 2018

Catherine Pugh teams up with Weinberg Foundation to give small grants to community organizations.