Tag: Marilyn Mosby
On his first full day in office, Gov. Wes Moore and Lt. Gov. Aruna Miller announced they’re releasing $3.5 million to expand abortion care training, part of $69 million in funds withheld by his predecessor and released by Moore Thursday.Read More
Maryland ranks near top of states with most political engagement.Read More
State Roundup: Hogan blasts Trump on covid; White House fires back; Marilyn Mosby’s free overseas travel
U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen is fighting for an immigration program he says provides vital essential workers to the state during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
From Montgomery County where protestors heckled the county executive’s press conference to Western Maryland where a restaurant owner questions the many guidelines facing his industry, the state is inching toward reopening with outdoor dining expected to start 5 p.m. Friday.Read More
Governor declares state of emergency; Hopkins won’t host fans for basketball tournament amid coronavirus concerns; study-abroad students in limbo; lawmakers scramble to pay for Kirwan; expungements sought for pot convictions; legislature advances some Baltimore crime bills.Read More
“Senate Bill 699 provides for automatic expungement for the mere possession of marijuana” while a House version of the bill provides for the “automatic shielding” of records rather than automatic expungement.Read More
House subcommittee kills proposal to tax some services as way to pay for Kirwan education reforms; meanwhile the House is on track to pass that sweeping education reform plan; as state raises it COVID-19 alert, Gov. Hogan seeks access to rainy day fund to help pay for fighting the virus; Board of Public Works OKs $8.9 million to three exonerees; citing Kavanaugh hearing ‘travesty,’ Republican lawmakers urged to vote against bill to give survivors of child sexual abuse more time to sue their abusers; Senate committee moves crime bills forward; Hogan meets with candidates in Baltimore’s mayor’s race; and Dem presidential candidate Joe Biden racking up endorsements in Maryland.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
Hogan proposes tax cuts for retirees; GOP lawmakers introduce violent crime package; Mosby receives racist voicemail; Harford County exec warns of Kirwan costs; The Sentinel Newspapers will stop publishing; Juvenile justice reforms suggested; governor’s greenhouse gas plan questioned; Hogan moves to block BSO subsidy; possessing ransomware proposed as crime; MD officials push back on Trump rules; residents object to delegate nomination vote; Mfume candidacy examined; Pugh’s campaign finance report shows $1 million balance; MD GOP finances recovered from Pence visit costs; MD Dem executive director resigns; too many Senate bills; Silver Line opening may be delayed; Harchenhorn rememberedRead More
Eight officers from the police department’s elite Gun Trace Task Force had for years been robbing people, planting guns and drugs on them and lying on arrest reports to cover up their crimes.
Most of their victims pleaded guilty. It turns out that many, including Burley, were not.
All eight officers from the Baltimore police department’s elite Gun Trace Task Force have been convicted of crimes going on for years — robbing people, planting guns and drugs on them and lying on arrest reports to cover up their crimes. But they had a powerful accomplice yet to be held accountable: the criminal court system that convicted their victims.Read More
If there is a bright spot in the widespread damage done to Baltimore and Maryland by the Freddie Gray conflagration and its aftermath, it is the sterling performance of Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry G. Williams. While Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby placed politics and placating the city’s riotous crowd above her duties to pursue prosecutions based on rigorously impartial and complete investigations, Williams did the opposite.Read More
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