Sneed thanked Young for expanding the current assistance program to customers who can prove unemployment eligibility, but during a virtual press conference today, she joined other council members and advocates in calling for more to be done, especially since customers will get larger than usual bills in May because of the Department of Public Works […]
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“These are hard times for all of us. The COVID-19 pandemic poses a threat not only to our health, but also to our economic well-being,” said Councilwoman Shannon Sneed. “We all have to be in this together and this means checking on Baltimore City residents and even providing extended pay and other resources to the […]
“Unfortunately, Baltimore residents who are laid off will never have the opportunity to make up for lost wages. The longer we have to shelter in place, the chances of poverty and economic insecurity increases. We have to be progressive in our approach to recovering from this and future pandemics by suspending rent, mortgage and utilities […]
Councilwoman Shannon Sneed and colleagues submit letter to Mayor Young, urging him to provide water bill relief to Baltimore City residents during COVID-19 pandemic. The letter can be found here View Full Press Release here
Sneed proposes a ban, says the issue is about jobs, not drugs.
Baltimore City Council passed the Water Accountability and Equity Act and a ban on plastic bags in November.
Baltimore City Council unanimously passed a bill in 2019 that bans the use of gag orders in city settlements for police brutality and discrimination cases.
At the Council meeting on July 22, Council President Scott and Councilwoman Sneed introduced an ordinance entitled “Transparency and Oversight in Claims and Litigation.” The bill would prohibit the use of non-disclosure provisions in settlement agreements for police misconduct and unlawful discrimination claims filed against Baltimore City. It would also require the City’s Law Department […]
“All of Baltimore’s 43 recreation centers will begin opening their doors on Saturdays, under a $2.9 billion spending plan to be voted on Tuesday by the City Council. The last time most rec centers were open during the weekend was the late 1970s.”