Water Bills

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of November 26 and December 3, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of November 26 and December 3, 2018

December 11, 2018

Dharna Noor, Khalilah Harris and Eze Jackson talk about the new Brookings report that reveals $156 billion in property value denied to black communities. They also discuss Johns Hopkins’ nurses’ fight to unionize, Baltimore City Council’s proposal of income-based water billing, a young man’s dangerous experience with an undercover cop, and more

Saving Grace: Baltimore Church Gets Last Minute Reprieve From Unholy Water Bill

May 8, 2018

Barnes Memorial’s congregation was prepared to lose their church over an unpaid water bill, but found salvation when a motion was approved to stay the eviction

Bill Prohibits Baltimore From Selling Properties for Unpaid Water Bills

March 7, 2018

Advocates say that the bill, passed unanimously by the House of Delegates, will help protect elderly minorities who are most affected by tax sales

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Would Facilitate Water Privatization in Baltimore and Beyond

January 30, 2018

Mary Grant of Food and Water Watch says the package won’t yield water cost savings and will obstruct local efforts to make water more affordable

Is Bureaucratic Incompetence Contributing to Baltimore’s Intractable Social Ills?

May 29, 2017

A panel of journalists explores how errant water bill liens, tax breaks for developers with little oversight, and general lack of transparency all exacerbate the city’s list of mounting problems by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham