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Lillian Reed

Lillian Reed covers breaking news for The Baltimore Sun. She joined the paper in 2018 after covering education in Utah for the Salt Lake Tribune. Prior to that, she spent three years as a local government and investigative reporter for The Evening Sun newspaper in Hanover, Pennsylvania, and occasionally for its sister paper, the York Daily Record.
Mayor and City Council split over ‘gag orders’ in city settlements, including in cases of police abuse

Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young has signed an executive order retroactively barring the use of “gag orders" in some city settlements. Advocates for a ban on such restrictions called the order a misleading political maneuver meant to distract from a more effective attempt by the City Council to end the practice.

With Baltimore’s business leaders growing impatient, mayor reveals ‘Squeegee Alternative Plan’

A group of Baltimore business leaders is calling on elected officials and police to do more about “squeegee kids” downtown. The move comes weeks after City Hall quietly launched a “Squeegee Alternative Plan” that attacks the poverty driving the youth to clean windshields.

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