In its last meeting before the September primary election, the Baltimore City Council unanimously passed a resolution calling on state legislators to give the council input in the selection of school board members.
The border between Baltimore and Baltimore County runs through the Medwick Garth community and makes it difficult for police to respond. Dozens of residents want to start a Citizens on Patrol group that will keep in contact with city and county police.
Maryland's highest court has upheld the lower court's ruling that cleared City Councilwoman Helen Holton of bribery and perjury charges, citing the principle of legislative immunity Helen Holton city council
The Baltimore City Council voted Monday to extend for eight years a law requiring developers to build affordable housing in projects that receive large public subsidies – but not to make the law permanent, as advocates had hoped.