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With five open seats, Baltimore City Council will see a ’changing of the guard’ in June primary

Fri, May 22, 2020

The Baltimore City Council will look vastly different after the June 2 primary, as five incumbents retire or run for a different office and challengers threaten to unseat other members in competitive races.The coronavirus pandemic thwarted candidates’ plans to introduce themselves to voters through the usual community forums and knocking

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Phillip Westry outraises and outspends Robert Stokes in the 12th

Thu, May 14, 2020

Phillip Westry may be the City Council candidate most likely to topple an incumbent in the June 2 Democratic Party primary, as voters grow frustrated with one of the mayor’s closest allies, the low-profile Robert Stokes Sr.Breaking out of the pack of early challengers to Stokes, Westry has spent nearly six times

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#IBikeIVote2020 Endorsements

Mon, Apr 27, 2020

April 27, 2020When we began our process of selecting a Mayoral candidate to receive our endorsement, we knew they must possess the single most important quality necessary to implement a reliable, affordable, and equitable transportation system for Baltimore City: political will. Over the past five years, Baltimore has experienced unimaginable political

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Sierra Club Baltimore 2020 Endorsements

Sat, Mar 7, 2020

The Sierra Club endorses a well-qualified, energetic team to get Baltimore moving forward. We are confident that they will be effective in providing all families with clean air and water and lead-free neighborhoods that are a safe and pleasant place to live.Mayor: Brandon Scott has worked to clean up Baltimore’s heavily polluted

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Progressive MD & Working Families endorse Phillip Westry

Mon, Feb 10, 2020

“We are proud to be announcing this new partnership and slate of passionate progressive challengers in Baltimore,” said Maurice Mitchell, national director of the Working Families Party. “This is the start of something big in Maryland, and the Working Families Party is proud to stand with Progressive Maryland in committing

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Health Care Workers Endorse in Baltimore City Races

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

The nation’s largest health care worker and property services unions, the Service Employees International (SEIU) Locals 1199 and 32BJ, issued endorsements in the Baltimore City elections Friday.In citywide races, SEIU has endorsed City Council President Brandon M. Scott (D) for mayor; City Councilwoman Shannon Sneed (D) to succeed Scott as

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Scott, Sneed And Henry Nab Powerful 1199SEIU, 32BJ Union Endorsements

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

The country’s largest healthcare worker and property service unions endorsed Brandon Scott for Baltimore City Mayor, Shannon Sneed for City Council President and Bill Henry for City Comptroller on Friday.The Service Employees International Union 1199 and 32BJ cited Scott, Sneed and Henry’s support of a $15 minimum wage for all

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CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE: ‘OUT, PROUD, AND READY TO SERVE’

Fri, Jun 7, 2019

Dear LGBTQ Communities, Can you believe, in this day and age, that Baltimore has no openly LGBTQ representation in city government? Representation is power. When elected leaders from our community are in the room, they humanize our lives, impact policy and legislative debates, and influence other colleagues to vote in favor of

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Council To Consider Charter Changes In Wake Of Pugh Scandal

Mon, Apr 29, 2019

Amid multiple investigations related to the business dealings of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, City Council members are floating several amendments to the City Charter. One of the amendments will allow the council to launch investigations and to remove the mayor officials accused of misconduct. Currently, under the state constitution, elected officials

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Fluff award goes to City Council members not questioning police commissioner nominee

Tue, Dec 4, 2018

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