Catherine E. Pugh

Baltimore City Council rejects Mayor Pugh's proposed rewrite of city charter

Baltimore City Council rejects Mayor Pugh's proposed rewrite of city charter

The Baltimore City Council has killed almost all of Mayor Catherine E. Pugh’s plan to rewrite major sections of the city’s charter after several members said they were not given enough time to consider the proposed changes, including one to expand the mayor’s control over contracts.

The council’s action ended a lengthy process that Pugh began in January to form a commission to conduct the first examination of the charter in...

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