Two days after Mayor Catherine Pugh said she is planning a comeback even as her self-dealing children’s book scandal has ballooned, all members of the Baltimore City Council have called on her to resign.
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Mayor Catherine Pugh on Wednesday said her initial opposition to a state commission investigating the Gun Trace Task Force was that it would be “duplicative” of efforts by federal prosecutors and the city’s own police monitoring team, but she would not ask Gov. Larry Hogan to veto the legislation.
All fiction is based in some reality, right?
After President Trump announced U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate agreement last week, 248 mayors signed onto a pledge to stay with their greening efforts. In that case, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh was not a signee (though she did release a statement over the weekend). However, Pugh is among the signatories of a new document.
An employee in Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office will be on probation for the next year after making illegal campaign contributions.
With President Barack Obama’s term set to expire next week, Baltimore and the U.S. Department of Justice were facing a deadline to reach a deal on police reform in the city before Trump takes office. On Wednesday, word came that they have a deal.
Catherine Pugh’s inauguration as Baltimore’s 50th mayor will be marked on Dec. 6 with events in all quadrants of the city, starting with the official swearing-in at City Hall and culminating with a $100-per-person nighttime celebration at the Baltimore Hilton Hotel.