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Published on September 26, 2019
Top Baltimore political news: Judge resigns while suspended for ‘uncontrollable incivility’; morePhoto: Christopher Sessums/Flickr

Here’s what you need to know about what’s happening in local government and politics, right now.

Baltimore Judge Devy Patterson Russell resigns while suspended for ‘uncontrollable incivility’

Baltimore District Judge Devy Patterson Russell, who was suspended this summer for her combative and volatile behavior, resigned from the bench on Wednesday.

Read the full story on Baltimore Sun.

Baltimore Council President Scott presses Young administration over June water outage at Poe Homes

A City Council committee repeatedly pressed the administration of Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young over June’s infrastructure failure at West Baltimore’s Poe Homes that left residents without running water for five days.

Read the full story on Baltimore Sun.

Baltimore County Democrats recommend appointing Jackson, Forbes to fill vacant seats in House of Delegates

Cathi Forbes and Carl Jackson were recommended by the Baltimore County Democratic State Central Committee for the District 42A and 8 Maryland House of Delegate seats.

Read the full story on Baltimore Sun.

Mayor worries GTTF lawsuits could cost Baltimore as plaintiffs demand action on police corruption

Baltimore City Mayor Jack Young said he is “very concerned” about how the city will pay for any possible civil judgements stemming from the Gun Trace Task Force scandal.

Read the full story on CBS Baltimore.

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