Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Rural Texas lawmakers target bullet train; agency criticized for not spending money quickly enough; Newark mayor calls ICE deputization efforts “unconstitutional and un-American.”
The U.S. attorney general appears to be testing the waters on a rollback of Obama-era consent decrees and law enforcement civil rights accountability and training.
Baltimore’s mayor, along with state and local emergency managers and first responders, didn’t hesitate to speak out against trading disaster mitigation funding for a border wall.
Inability to pay bail is often the only reason a pretrial defendant stays behind bars.
Under a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, the troubled force will employ a variety of measures to protect constitutional rights and correct racial disparities.
Young college graduates are stemming population losses and transforming old neighborhoods in some Rust Belt cities.
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O’Malley will oversee an advisory committee for the MetroLab Network.
Responding to the opioid epidemic, a Baltimore addiction treatment center offers all medications and all levels of care.
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Prescription drug monitoring programs are underused and face legislative hurdles in states like Maryland, according to advocates.
Baltimore’s mayor at No. 1 makes sense, but the top tweeters based on audience, frequency, responsiveness, engagement and influence might surprise you.
More than 28,000 people are dying from heroin and opioid overdoses each year. Cities and states, along with the federal government, are trying to get rescue kits into the hands of more people.
A new University of Colorado-Boulder study found urban crime remains low.
The county’s government is selling local information and cybersecurity companies as the solution to the nation’s $100 billion cybercrime problem.
The stats program in Somerville, Massachusetts, is modeled after one of the earliest—Baltimore’s—with the knowledge that, sometimes, less is more.
P3s are gaining steam in the U.S. as governments look to deal with aging infrastructure.
On Wednesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake also acknowledged that her city could have been more prepared for the unrest and rioting that unfolded there earlier this year.
Also: Humiliating the best and brightest teachers in Tampa and still funding the SolarBees ‘boondoggle’ in North Carolina.
Also: Lead-poisoned and preyed upon in Baltimore and vetoing heroin-addiction programs in Illinois.
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