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City Council passes bill banning ‘gag orders,’ sends it to mayor (access required)

The Baltimore City Council unanimously passed the third reading of a bill Monday that would prohibit non-disparagement agreements, also referred to as “gag orders,” in police brutality and misconduct cases. The bill aims to prohibit settlements with the city that prevent claimants from discussing their experiences with police misconduct in public and with the press.

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City Council backs EPA water proposal

The Baltimore City Council on Monday passed a resolution supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed expansion of its jurisdiction over streams and wetlands. The resolution was introduced by Councilman James Kraft. “As elected officials, we know that society operates best ...

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