Justice Department policy since 2015 has been to not just prosecute corporations for misdeeds but also officials, employees and boards members. UMMS' chief compliance officer gave board members a presentation on this just before The Sun revealed members had contracts with UMMS hospital
Investigators who raided the offices of then-Mayor Catherine Pugh at Baltimore City Hall took about two dozen items, including copies of her “Healthy Holly” books, a check from the University of Maryland Medical System and other items related to Pugh and one of her closest aides.
The job-training organization searched by federal agents investigating Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh states in its most recent annual reports filed with a state agency at least two people as board members – including a state senator — who said they are not involved with the group.
Many in the Baltimore region and beyond see the scandal in City Hall as further evidence that our city is hopelessly — and maybe irretrievably — lost in chaos and dysfunction. Nothing could be further from the truth.
With Mary Pat Clarke and Ed Reisinger opting against reelection bids, more than 50 years of institutional memory will exit the Baltimore City Council chambers. They say it's time to let younger members carry on. City Hall is in flux because of the resignation of Mayor Catherine Pugh.
The fight for Baltimore City Council president is on now that Bernard C. "Jack" Young has become the city's 51st mayor after the resignation of Catherine Pugh. And the final faceoff may come down to council members Sharon Green Middleton and Brandon Scott.
Friday afternoon after a day of blowback on social media , WJZ anchorwoman Mary Bubala apologized on Twitter, writing that the “question did not come out” the way she intended. “I am devastated that the words I used portray me as someone that I know I am not,” she added.
How will history remember Pugh? Baltimore Sun reporters Luke Broadwater and Ian Duncan join Pamela Wood to discuss the many shades of Pugh’s legacy. Then, editorial page editor Andy Green joins to comment on the kind of leader the city seeks to move it forward.