Moore budget release begins new governor’s focus o...
By Capital News Service | January 20, 2023 | Governor | 0 |
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 |
Schulz, Franchot, Gansler tackle violent crime, an...
By Bryan Renbaum | June 16, 2022 | Election | 0 |
Hogan: ‘Enough is enough. We cannot defund t...
By Bryan Renbaum | October 18, 2021 | Governor, News | 0 |
House Republican Caucus introduces legislative package to reduce crime, improve education and restore the state’s economy
by House Republican Caucus | February 11, 2023 | Commentary | 0 |
The House Republican Caucus has introduced a legislative package of reasonable, common-sense solutions to help address these challenges. Our legislative package focuses on topics that matter most to Marylanders: reducing crime, improving education, and restoring our economy.Read More
Moore budget release begins new governor’s focus on equity
by Capital News Service | January 20, 2023 | Governor | 0 |
Gov. Wes Moore highlighted significant investments in education, transportation, economic development, public safety and health in releasing his administration’s first budget on Friday.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
Schulz, Franchot, Gansler tackle violent crime, and how to prevent mass shootings
by Bryan Renbaum | June 16, 2022 | Election | 0 |
Violent crime is on the rise throughout Maryland.
Last week saw a gunman open fire in a Smithsburg factory killing three and injuring four others.
The year is not yet even half over and already there have been more than 150 homicides in Baltimore, mostly by shooting, according to the Baltimore Police Department. That trend puts Baltimore on pace to surpass more than 300 homicides by the end of the year, which has been the case since at least 2017.Read More
Hogan: ‘Enough is enough. We cannot defund the police.’
by Bryan Renbaum | October 18, 2021 | Governor, News | 0 |
The governor added: “Thinking that you can improve law enforcement by defunding the police is like saying that you want to improve education by defunding the schools. It is absurd. It is ridiculous.”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
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
Scott says he will take concerted action to address police misconduct if elected mayor
by Bryan Renbaum | June 10, 2020 | Baltimore, News | 0 |
Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott said if he is elected mayor of Baltimore he will take concerted action to address police misconduct.Read More
Gansler critiques key component of Hogan’s crime-reduction plan
by Bryan Renbaum | February 7, 2020 | News | 0 |
Former Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal to allocate more resources to fight violent crime in Baltimore City is well-intentioned but is only a temporary solution to the problem. Gansler, a Democrat who served from 2007-2015, said: “The long-term solution is to make sure that we have proper leadership going forward, innovative thinking, innovative ideas — to bring down dramatically the crime rate.Read More
State Roundup, January 15, 2020
by Cynthia Prairie | January 15, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Gov. Larry Hogan previews his $47.9 billion budget, saying it shows fiscal responsibility while attacking crime problems and education without raising taxes; Sen. Smith offers bill to prevent landlord bias against housing voucher tenants; prosecutors seek to fix quirk in law that allows first-degree murderers, rapists to be eligible for parole earlier than second-degree offenders; carbon tax proposal returns with education funding component; four Montgomery County delegates to seek seats at Democratic National Convention; new poll finds Vignarajah leading Scott for Baltimore City mayor; and probe under way into death of 17-year-old special ed student.Read More
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