Review Finds Prior Approval Not Needed For State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's Travel; City To Review 'Disparate Guidance'Baltimore city leaders will form a workgroup to review the city's policies regarding rules for travel by elected officials, Mayor Brandon Scott's office said Thursday.
Brandon Scott Introduces Ethics Reform Legislation He Says Will Close Loophole In Current LawBaltimore City Council president and mayoral candidate Brandon Scott introduced new legislation on Monday that he said will close a loophole that allows elected officials to accept gifts from lobbyists.
Hogan Proposes Ethics Bill Citing Recent Political CorruptionMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan says stronger ethics laws should be a priority of the state's upcoming legislative session.
Maryland General Assembly Passes Ethics Reform BillMaryland lawmakers have approved a measure tightening state ethics laws.
Official Peeved Over Ethics Vote Takes It Out On CharitiesA Frederick County councilman known for peevish behavior is protesting the tightening of local ethics rules by halting his company's charitable donations to community organizations.
Panel Urges Tighter Ethics Rules For Md. CountyA task force is recommending tighter ethics rules for Frederick County officials amid a contracting dispute.
Md. Lawmaker Says Campaign Misidentified $50K LoanA Maryland lawmaker told a newspaper this week that his campaign repeatedly misidentified the source of a $50,000 loan it received in 2009 as coming from his law practice's escrow account.
Legislative Ethics Panel To MeetMaryland's legislative ethics panel has scheduled a meeting, after a newspaper wrote about a complaint filed against a lawmaker.
Frederick Commissioner Ignored Ethics RulingA Frederick County commissioner says he ignored a local ethics board ruling barring his construction firm from doing work subject to county inspection.
Mayor Rawlings-Blake Weighs In On Ethics Director Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she thinks the City Council should be responsible for overseeing the city's ethics director.
Md. Dems Seek U.S. Ethics Probe Of Bartlett, MooneyThe Maryland Democratic Party is seeking a congressional ethics investigation of Rep. Roscoe Bartlett's employment of state Republican Party chairman Alex Mooney while Mooney was also a candidate for the Maryland Republican's seat.
Rawlings-Blake Defends Herself Against Allegations Of Ethics ViolationsThe investigation continues into whether Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's acceptance of free tickets to city events is ethical behavior.
Md. State Sen. Garagiola Gets Ethics ReprimandState Senate Majority Leader Rob Garagiola is being reprimanded for an ethics violation linked to his employment by a Washington lobbying firm from 2001-03.
Committee Amends Bill To Put Ethics Forms OnlineThe House of Delegates removed some provisions of a Senate bill to put public official's public officials' ethical and financial disclosure forms online, but the sponsor said the proposal that ended up passing both houses retains its core elements.
Baltimore's Top IT Official Resigns After N.Y. AuditBaltimore's top information technology official has resigned after an audit detailed alleged ethical violations he committed while working for New York state government.