Full coverage: Mayor Pugh's 'Healthy Holly' books, UMMS board deals

Edward Pugh

As a Maryland senator, Pugh pushed bills to benefit hospitals while getting book payments from medical system

As a Maryland senator, Pugh pushed bills to benefit hospitals while getting book payments from medical system

While she received hundreds of thousands of dollars though a no-bid book deal with the University of Maryland Medical System, then state senator Catherine Pugh sponsored dozens of bills affecting hospitals in Maryland — including several that would have benefited UMMS.

From 2011 to 2016, Pugh — who is now on indefinite leave as Baltimore’s mayor — sponsored or co-sponsored more than 40 bills affecting hospitals, doctors and insurance companies, according to General Assembly records. The Baltimore Democrat did this while serving on...

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