Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott will introduce a resolution calling for the state to settle a longstanding lawsuit over disparities in the way Maryland’s historically black colleges and universities are funded.
Baltimore City Council voted Monday to pass a water equity bill and ban plastic bags. The water bill discounts rates based on customers’ income and gives residents an easier way to dispute erroneous bills.
Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby cited a flawed American criminal justice system as the single largest civil rights issue facing black residents in Maryland, saying her office has taken strides toward reducing disparities, but still has more to do.
Less than a month ago, Rep. Elijah Cummings’ wife, friend and staffer took the stage during his funeral at New Psalmist Baptist Church to eulogize the venerated congressman they each loved and respected. Now, all three are running against each other for his open seat.
Kaiser previously advocated a series of recommendations that seemingly fly in the face of conventional wisdom, from putting the BSO’s $65 million endowment campaign on hold to temporarily downplaying efforts to increase audience size.