Tag: Baltimore City
Is Baltimore’s Murder Rate a Sign that We St...
By Chris Anderson | December 31, 2022 | Commentary | 1 |
Fast Cars and Bad Policies: How Game Changer Progr...
By Chris Anderson | December 29, 2022 | Commentary | 0 |
Baltimore City teachers salaries fall to lowest in...
By Capital News Service | December 13, 2022 | News | 0 |
Hogan: State to evaluate funding for the Baltimore...
By Bryan Renbaum | November 23, 2021 | Governor, News | 0 |
Hogan announces $150 million initiative to increas...
By Bryan Renbaum | October 15, 2021 | Governor, News | 0 |
Maryland Republicans prioritize violent crime legislation
by Capital News Service | March 2, 2023 | General Assembly | 0 |
The General Assembly’s Joint Republican Caucus Thursday shared details about their priority crime package, emphasizing what they said is a continuing rise in juvenile crime. House Minority Whip Jesse Pippy, R-Frederick, said Baltimore City has experienced over 300 homicides each year for the last eight consecutive years.Read More
Is Baltimore’s Murder Rate a Sign that We Stopped Caring?
by Chris Anderson | December 31, 2022 | Commentary | 1 |
The names on The Baltimore Sun homicide webpage are listed chronologically but have no features that stand out. Beside each name is an age, a gender, an address, and a race. Most of the names are those of young men in their 20s, Black, and dying somewhere in Baltimore’s Black butterfly.Read More
Fast Cars and Bad Policies: How Game Changer Programs Hurt Working-Class Baltimoreans
by Chris Anderson | December 29, 2022 | Commentary | 0 |
The new talk of the town is governor-elect Wes Moore’s baby bonds program. Throughout his campaign, Moore pitched the baby bonds program as a way to ensure that infants born in poverty arrive at adulthood in a more equal economic situation as their wealthier peers. With this program, every child born in Medicaid—largely Black and Latino–could get $3,200.Read More
Baltimore City teachers salaries fall to lowest in state
by Capital News Service | December 13, 2022 | News | 0 |
In Baltimore City, the Maryland community with the highest numbers of needy students and the most demand for experienced teachers, the salaries of teachers with a master’s degree decreased from 2010 to 2020 to the lowest in the state, according to data from the Maryland State Department of Education.Read More
Hogan: State to evaluate funding for the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office
by Bryan Renbaum | November 23, 2021 | Governor, News | 0 |
Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday that he has ordered the state to review the funding it provides to the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office.Read More
Hogan announces $150 million initiative to increase support for police, victims services
by Bryan Renbaum | October 15, 2021 | Governor, News | 0 |
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
The Nearsightedness of Baltimore City Government
by Les Cohen | July 7, 2021 | Commentary | 0 |
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
Legislation for control of the Baltimore Police moves to the House
by Capital News Service | March 5, 2021 | General Assembly | 0 |
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
Republicans unveil legislation aimed at reducing violent crime
by Bryan Renbaum | March 3, 2021 | General Assembly | 0 |
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 health commissioner stresses COVID-19 safety protocols
by Bryan Renbaum | October 21, 2020 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
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
by Cynthia Prairie | September 23, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
As police reform hearings start, Senate Republicans continue to emphasize their dislike of bill proposals.Read More
Sometimes the Truth Hurts
by Chris Anderson | August 31, 2020 | Commentary | 0 |
Over the past week, I have received many calls from friends and family asking me about the recent videos by Kim Klacik. My response to them: “The truth hurts.”Read More
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