Baltimore City Council

Some very big money was approved by the Baltimore’s spending panel. They approved the sum of $1.1 million in police misconduct lawsuits. The lawsuits include the first two settlements related to the city’s corrupt Gun Trace Task Force. The GTTF cases account for a combined $600,000, according to the Board of Estimates agenda for Wednesday, […]

Baltimore is following in the footsteps of several cities across the country. On Monday, the city council’s Budget and Appropriations Committee approved measures to defund portions of the Baltimore Police Department. Remember you can always take WOLB 1010 with you wherever you go by listening live online or via our app. A motion to defund […]

The City Council is set to pass a law that will bring Baltimore’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022. Baltimore’s wage increase would be almost $5 an hour higher than all the counties in the area. Maryland’s minimum wage will raise to $10.10 an hour by 2018 from the current $8.75 per hour. […]

Foxbaltimore.com is reporting that the Baltimore City Council deferred a much-anticipated vote on Monday to phase in a $15 hourly minimum wage for the city and instead agreed to send the bill back to committee. The parliamentary maneuver came after supporters failed to secure the eight votes needed to pass the minimum wage bill. The […]