Baltimore Councilwoman Shannon Sneed Pushing For Residency Requirements For City Police Command Staff With Council BillBaltimore City Councilman Shannon Sneed is pushing for residency requirements for certain Baltimore City Police command staff, with a council bill proposed at a council meeting on July 13.
'Decades Overdue': Baltimore City Council Re-Examines Police Response To Mental Health, Behavioral CallsA Baltimore city councilman is asking city leadership to re-examine its response to behavioral and mental health crises.
Baltimore City Firefighters Say Budget Cuts Would 'Put Citizens In Harms Way'Two Baltimore City fire stations are facing cuts to their trucks and staff because of the financial strain caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Concerns Raised About Baltimore Police Budget Cuts As City Deals With Persistent Violent CrimeWhile protesters nationwide have demanded cuts to large police budgets, Baltimore is one of the few cities taking action.
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison Worries About Gaps In Service With DefundingBaltimore’s police commissioner is responding to efforts to defund the city’s police department.
Baltimore City Council Approves Millions In Cuts To BPD Units Amid Nationwide Calls To Defund PoliceThe Baltimore City Council on Monday approved budget cuts for certain Baltimore Police Department units amid a nationwide call for cities to reduce police spending.
Baltimore City Lawmakers, Experts Discuss How 'Defunding' Police Would Work; Gov. Hogan Calls It 'Terrible Idea'Police budgets are under scrutiny nationwide, including right now during a Baltimore budget hearing.
As Baltimore City Council Discusses New Budget, Demonstrators Call For Them To Defund Police DepartmentDozens of people gathered outside City Hall Monday calling for the Baltimore Police Department to be defunded.
Coronavirus Latest: Baltimore City Council Weighing Plan To Temporarily Close Streets To Allow For More ExercisingThe Baltimore City Council is considering a plan that would temporarily create more space on city streets for pedestrians and bicyclists trying to exercise while also abiding by social distancing recommendations.
Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott, Other Council Members Call For Fire Company FundingBaltimore City continues to deal with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Baltimore City Council Passes Bill To Expand Digital Access While Students Stuck At Home During Coronavirus PandemicThe council announced the passage of a bill allowing the city to give emergency funding to expand access to digital devices and the Internet.
Coronavirus In Baltimore: City Council Unanimously Extends State Of EmergencyThe Baltimore City Council on Monday unanimously extended the city's state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic.
10 Baltimore City Council Members Call On Orioles To Pay Concessions Workers For Missed Games During COVID-19 PandemicBaltimore City Council members are calling on the Orioles to support the 700 Delaware North concessions workers at Camden Yards who have been laid off without pay while the MLB season is delayed during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Response: Baltimore City Council Favors Requiring Everyone To Wear Masks In PublicThe Baltimore City Council is asking Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young to issue an executive order requiring everyone in the city to wear masks or face coverings while out in public amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Response: Baltimore City Schools Race To Hand Out Computers As City Council Weighs More Technology FundingBaltimore City Public Schools will begin handing out computers Monday to students who don't have access to a computer at home so they can complete their schoolwork amid the coronavirus pandemic.