Baltimore City Council
In Baltimore, the controversy continues over plastic bags. Monday night, the city council voted to ban the bags. Supporters say it will help get litter out of the harbor but others argue it’s bad for local businesses and their customers.
Members of Baltimore City Council moves forward with a bill that would require all of Baltimore’s nearly 3,000 police officers to wear body cameras, but the decision comes with backlash from the mayor.
Paper, not plastic. The Baltimore City Council is on the verge of banning plastic bags in stores—but there’s some doubt about whether it will really happen. The mayor is threatening to veto the bag ban.
The Baltimore City Council’s Public Safety Committee is hosting a public hearing Tuesday on legislation that would require city police to wear body cameras.
The Baltimore City Council approved a tighter curfew that will require children and teenagers to be indoors as early as 9 p.m.
Baltimore could soon have one of the toughest curfews in the country. City Council voted on a bill Sunday. Supporters say it will protect teens.
A tense showdown at City Hall. Days after police top brass announce a new crime strategy based on a pricey consultant’s report, the city’s top cop is grilled by the City Council. A shortage of officers and skyrocketing overtime top the list of concerns.
Taking the taxman private. It’s in a bill introduced in the Baltimore City Council following revelations of errors in city tax collecting.
Baltimore’s harbor gets a new look. The city council has approved spending $100 million for Harbor Point.
The Baltimore City Council has passed a bill that would require local hiring for contractors, despite concerns about its constitutionality.
The Baltimore City Council has given a preliminary approval to a bill that would require local hiring for contractors.
Morgan State University’s Board of Regents has elected Kweisi Mfume to lead the board.