Catherine Pugh

Baltimore's budget for ethics enforcement: $0

Baltimore's budget for ethics enforcement: $0

Anne Arundel County budgeted $230,000 this year for ethics oversight. Montgomery County allocated $460,000. And Prince George’s County approved $854,000.

In Baltimore, where the mayor resigned in the midst of multiple investigations into her financial dealings, the budget was $0.

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No city staff are dedicated to enforcing ethics rules and the word “ethics” appears nowhere in the city’s 1,035-page budget proposal for the coming year.

Instead, the six-member staff of the...

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