Transparency and Oversight in Claims and Litigation “Gag-Order” Ordinance

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 […]

3rd Annual 13th District Town-Hall

After analyzing our most insistent concerns from constituents which included but not limited to– vacant/nuisance houses, overweight trucks, water bill assistance, and public safety– we wanted to take a different approach and focus primarily on legislation and policy, but without disregarding the daily quality of life concerns. We invited DHCD to speak about the community […]

Opposing the Expansion of Turning Point

 I have listened to constituent concerns and we want businesses to be good neighbors in our community! December 11th was my offices’ second time appearing before the Board of Municipal Zoning and Appeals (BMZA) to oppose the expansion of Turning Point Medical Center. While we want to help tackle drug addiction, the existing conditions surrounding the current facility is alarming for residents who […]

Statement on Recent Crime

It saddens me about the violence that is taking place within our community. WE have to do better as a people! The violence that is taking place is not normal and our babies should not grow up thinking it is. I always encourage residents to attend the Community Relations Council meetings that are held every […]