Vested Interest — Baltimore magazine
What do Govs. Larry Hogan, Chris Sununu of New Hampshire and Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania have in common, professionally speaking? Look to their approval ratings and polling numbers, and you’ll find they’ve successfully navigated highly partisan political climes—and, in Hogan’s case, even overcame a two-to-one disadvantage in voters’ party affiliation—to achieve strong support in their home states. They also were each handily re-elected to a second term this past November.
Police have arrested and charged a 48-year-old man accused of fatally shooting someone after an argument last month at Fells Point’s Blarney Stone Pub.
Longtime community planner Chris Ryer is returning to the Baltimore City Department of Planning next month to take over as its director.
A bill introduced tonight by Councilman Kristerfer Burnett would require all hotel workers in the city–not just new hires–to be trained each year to notice the warning signs of human trafficking.
In an act of belated transparency, Baltimore City’s Department of Public Works this morning released the results of a contracted study on its newly approved, 10 percent annual water rate increases extending through June of 2022.
Lutheran World Relief, the 74-year-old humanitarian organization based in the Inner Harbor, has merged with IMA World Health in D.C. in an effort to expand their international footprint and combine their poverty-fighting resources.