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Baltimore Mayor Pugh signs off on two charter amendments for November ballot
Baltimore Mayor Pugh signs off on two charter amendments for November ballot
August 1, 2018
Baltimore voters will decide this fall whether the city should allow public funding of local election campaigns and create an independent inspector general’s office. Mayor Catherine E
Baltimore City Council passes public financing charter amendment
July 9, 2018
Baltimore is one step closer to allowing public financing of local election campaigns. The City Council unanimously passed a charter amendment Monday that supporters say is designed to li...
Editorial: Baltimore needs a fair elections fund
July 6, 2018
Montgomery County became the first jurisdiction in Maryland to employ a voluntary system of public campaign financing in this year’s elections, and the results in the Democratic primaries sh
Groups call on Mayor Pugh to support public financing of Baltimore elections
Groups call on Mayor Pugh to support public financing of Baltimore elections
July 6, 2018
More than 30 groups sent letters Friday asking Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh to support a City Council bill that would provide public financing for local campaigns. The council on Mo...
OpEd: Baltimore Fair Elections Fund gives political power back to the people
July 3, 2018
OpEd in the Baltimore Sun from Emily Scarr and Jay Hutchins: With a mailbox full of attack ads and too many candidates who are funded by big-donors, corporations and out-of-staters, it’s
Baltimore City Council backs public financing of campaigns
June 25, 2018
End big money’s dominance of Baltimore politics. That was the message the Baltimore City Council sent Monday night when its 15 members voted unanimously to create a fund to provide publi