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City Council Roundtable: Baltimore City Economic Infrastructure

Baltimore City Council (Credit: JHU)June 21, 2017 – Segment 1

We hosted a Baltimore City Council Roundtable. With: Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke (District 14); Councilwoman Shannon Sneed (District 13); and Councilman Bill Henry (District 4). We discussed the Inner Harbor, a working wage, and ways to improve Baltimore’s economic and education infrastructure.



Local News Roundtable: Paring Down The City Council? | Marilyn Mosby Sends Message

Marilyn MosbyJanuary 15, 2015 – Segment 3

We discuss issues important to Baltimore, including news that Councilwoman Rikki Spector wants to pare down and reorganize the City Council, and the beginning of Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s term.

Panelists include: Catalina Byrd, media consultant and political strategist and co-Host of No Hooks for the Hip-Hop Chronicles on WEAA; and Dr. Lawrence Brown, activist, public health consultant, and Assistant Professor of Public Health in the School of Community Health and Policy at Morgan State University.

Baltimore News Roundup: Plastic Bags Banned, Council Passes Body Cameras, State of Baltimore City Schools

A body camera from Taser is seen during a press conference at City Hall September 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department is embarking on a six- month pilot program where 250 body cameras will be used by officers. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)November 19, 2014 – Segment 3

We host a Baltimore News Roundtable discussion, on topics to include: the plastic bag ban, body cameras, and school closings. With: Dr. John Bullock, professor of Political Science at Towson University; Adam Jackson, CEO of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle; and Catalina Byrd, media consultant, political strategist, and co-Host of No Hooks for the Hip-Hop Chronicles on WEAA.


Baltimore City Council: Youth Curfew, Ban on Styrofoam Cups & Aggressive Panhandling

Baltimore City Council considers a ban on "aggressive panhandling"November 6, 2013 – Segment 3

We host a roundtable of City Council members speaking about upcoming legislation, including votes on youth curfews, a ban on carryout styrofoam cups and containers, and legislation against panhandling. We’re joined by:

  • Councilman Carl Stokes of the 12th District; 
  • Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke of the 14th District;
  • and Councilman Nick Mosby of the 7th District.


Baltimore City Councilman Proposes Curfew For Youth

Proposed Baltimore curfew for youthSeptember 16, 2013 – Segment 1

At the top of the hour, Marc remembers the children lost in the 1963 Birmingham Bombing. To read the piece on Modern American Poetry he referenced, click here.

Last week Baltimore City Councilman Brandon Scott made headlines for proposing a curfew for youth, calling for young people under the age of 14 to be indoors by 9:00pm and young people aged 14-16 to be off the streets by 10:00 pm on school nights and 11:00 pm on other nights.

We begin our week with a discussion on whether or not such a curfew would be a good idea; specifically, whether it would reduce crime. Our guests will be: Councilman Brandon Scott of Baltimore’s District 2; Sonia Kumar, staff attorney for the ACLU of MarylandJason Tashea, Juvenile Justice Policy Director for Advocates for Children & YouthDante Wilson, CEO and Founder of Reclaiming Our Children and Community Project; and David Brown, aide to City Councilman Carl Stokes.


City Council Votes On Harbor Point Development Subsidies

Developer Michael Beatty, Harbor Point DevelopmentAugust 13, 2013 – Segment 1

We discuss the outcome of a City Council vote on the public subsidies to the $1.8 billion Harbor Point development project.

Our guests are: Baltimore City Councilman Carl Stokes, chair of the Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee, and Brenda McKenzie, President and CEO of the Baltimore Development Corporation.

Local Roundtable With Baltimore City Councilmembers

Baltimore City CouncilJune 14, 2013 – Segment 3

Baltimore City Councilmembers join us to discuss local issues. Guests include:

  • Mary Pat Clarke, representing Baltimore’s District 14;
  • Nick Mosby, representing Baltimore’s District 7;
  • Bill Henry, representing Baltimore’s District 4;
  • and Brandon Scott, representing Baltimore’s District 2.