Tag: Baltimore City
Gov. Larry Hogan Friday unveiled an $150 million initiative aimed at providing additional support for the state’s law enforcement agencies and victims of violent crime.Read More
If you’re like me, you watch one of the local Baltimore news stations when you’re putting on your jammies at the end of a long day. With luck and cool sheets, you’ll be asleep before you hear the lead stories about murder and mayhem in the big city.Read More
A groundbreaking package of police reform legislation has been passed by the Maryland Senate and now heads to the House of Delegates for hearings and approval.Read More
The proposals include measures that would increase penalties for those who use a firearm during the commission of a crime, classify the theft of a firearm as a felony, increase the amount of jail time that prisoners must serve before they are eligible for parole, and establish a special unit within the Office of Attorney General to prosecute violent crimes in Baltimore City.Read More
Baltimore City has 16,928 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 457 deaths from the virus. The number of confirmed cases in the city has increased 5% in the past four weeks and the positivity rate has increased 24% during that period.Read More
State Roundup: As police reform hearings start, Senate Republicans continue to emphasize their opposition
As police reform hearings start, Senate Republicans continue to emphasize their dislike of bill proposals.Read More
“This is a vital piece of legislation that seeks to ensure that those who have been wrongly accused and convicted are provided with the means to re-enter society and can have compensation and begin to alleviate the financial burden that that wrongful incarceration has placed on not only themselves but also their families,” Baltimore City State’s Attorney Mosby said at a Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing on Tuesday.Read More
@BryanRenbaum firstname.lastname@example.org On his first full day as a common legislator, Sen. Mike...Read More
Schoolyard scuffles and fights amongst angsty teens are common in America’s public schools. In recent years, national anti-violence campaigns have helped reduce school violence. But Baltimore City schools, which have also improved on some measures in recent years, are generally more dangerous for students than schools in the rest of the nation. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2005 and 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey.Read More
What to do about Baltimore’s high taxes? It is an old question perplexing Maryland political leaders, but with new urgency. And there have been precious few new answers. Some ideas were floated at a recent policy debate.Read More
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