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Young removes Spector from committees after she votes against two bills
Young removes Spector from committees after she votes against two bills

City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young has stripped Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector of most of her committee assignments after she cast the only vote against two bills he favored. In an interview, Spector said Young was behaving like a "bully," retaliating against her because she spoke out against legislation he was pushing in an ongoing dispute with Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. The City Council voted last month to ban plastic grocery bags and require all of Baltimore's nearly 3,000 police officers to wear body cameras — two bills the mayor had vowed to veto. Spector cast the lone vote on the 15-member council against both bills....

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