Acting Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young has fired three aides to Mayor Catherine Pugh. Young had put them on leave after Pugh herself took an indefinite leave of absence. Pugh is recovering from pneumonia, but also under intense scrutiny over sales of her "Healthy Holly" children's book.
Acting Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young says he is frustrated he doesn’t know more about Mayor Catherine Pugh’s plans to return from a leave of absence. And asked what it would look like if Pugh returned to her duties, he said, “I would hate to see it.”
The Office of the Inspector General has spent months interviewing dozens of current and former employees of the Baltimore City Department of Transportation about the department’s workplace operations and morale under Director Michelle Pourciau.
Baltimore’s inspector general has started a review of contracts approved by the city spending board in the last two years, according to a document obtained by The Baltimore Sun. As part of the review, the inspector general’s office asked city elected leaders for lists of boards they serve on.
Acting Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young has ordered an audit of Associated Black Charities’ management of the city’s multi-million-dollar Children and Fund amid a widening scandal involving Mayor Catherine Pugh’s sales of self-published children’s books.
Three aides to Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh have been placed on leave, according to a source familiar with the matter. The aides are Gary Brown Jr. and Poetri Deal, who work in the city’s lobbying office, and Afra Vance-White, who is the city’s director of external relations, the source said
Close advisers to Mayor Catherine Pugh said Tuesday that she is still recovering from a serious case of pneumonia that has sapped her strength and forced her to convalesce at home, under doctors’ supervision, since late last month.
Baltimore senators Bill Ferguson, Cory V. McCray and Antonio Hayes are instead endorsing an informal work group to study the effects of a proposal to make the Baltimore Police Department fully a city agency — instead of a state agency.
Acting Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young is launching a review of recent major city contracts after meeting with agency leaders this week, amid the fallout of the controversy over Mayor Catherine Pugh’s “Healthy Holly” books.
Acting Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young is seeking to reassure residents, city employees and state elected officials, saying he will serve as “a stabilizing force” for Baltimore while Mayor Catherine Pugh is on leave. Pugh's attorney has confirmed the state prosecutor is investigating her.
When Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh temporarily steps down at midnight Monday, City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young will take over as ex officio mayor. The 64-year-old married father of two has served on the council for 21 years, leading the body as president since 2010.
The City Council has given preliminary approval to a bill that would force the owner of a Southwest Baltimore trash incinerator to dramatically reduce emissions from what is the city’s single largest source of air pollution. Virtually all of the city’s trash is burned at Wheelabrator Baltimore.
Michael Harrison, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh's pick for city police commissioner, has met with select community leaders, City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and U.S. District Judge James Bredar, who's overseeing a court-ordered consent degree to reform the city's policing.
City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the city’s Department of Public Works have competing proposals on how to make water bills more affordable for those who have the toughest time paying them.
Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young says it appeared the police department was “stonewalling” auditors looking into the agency’s performance at attracting recruits. Comptroller Joan Pratt says she talked with the interim police commissioner to resolve some of the issues.
We broke ground to elevate Baltimore as a model for the country by banning water privatization, and with the introduction of the Water Accountability and Equity Act, we are taking the crucial next step toward realizing a more just water system. Now the real work begins.
The Baltimore City Council is tightening restrictions on lobbyists and requiring the City Ethics Board to post lobbying disclosure forms online for the public to view. Councilman Zeke Cohen was the lead sponsor of a bill that he says will make Baltimore "more transparent and open.
The Baltimore County executive, Don Mohler, harshly criticized a proposal from two county legislators to cut late-night weekend bus service to White Marsh Mall after a fight on Saturday led to the arrest of nine people.
The Baltimore City Council president and a representative of a Northeast Baltimore district said Thursday that they were strongly opposed to a proposal to cut bus service to White Marsh Mall after a fight over the weekend. They believe some supporters of the proposal are motivated by racism.
Baltimore City Councilman Zeke Cohen plans to introduce legislation Monday that would tighten restrictions on lobbyists in Baltimore and require the ethics board post lobbying disclosure forms online for the public to view.
The Baltimore City Council is deeply divided over a proposal to impose a mandatory 1-year jail sentence for carrying a handgun in much of Baltimore — holding an impromptu 45 minute debate on the idea Monday before the measure had even been formally introduced.
Less than a year from the Democratic primary election, State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has invested much of her image as Baltimore's top prosecutor in youth and community engagement. She hopes her office's programs break down citizens' distrust of law enforcement — and help keep young people on the right track in a city where crime continues to spike.
A three-year initiative is underway in Baltimore to transform the state of youth athletics by studying the quality and accessibility of programs, directing teams to available facilities and connecting kids with the sports they're most interested in.
Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young met with a senior adviser to President Donald Trump on Tuesday, pitching the city as a place that the administration could pilot programs designed to help struggling cities.
Baltimore officials are manually checking the city tax sale files to remove all state and federal property, part of a broad review of the controversial process that helps the city collect some $20 million a year in unpaid bills.
With hundreds of school students, teachers and activists gathered for a hearing at the Baltimore War Memorial late Wednesday, the City Council's budget committee chairman had some news to share: A deal was done.