It’s Sunshine Week, an annual nationwide celebration of access to public information and what it means for you and your community. In this episode “Investigating Baltimore Mayor Pugh,” we will hear from Luke Broadwater about his investigative work for the Baltimore Sun over the past year. Their work has been nominated for MDDC’s prestigious James S. Keat FOIA Award, which honors a body of work reported primarily through open records. The Keat award, among many others, will presented at MDDC’s annual conference in May in Annapolis, Maryland. For more news around the region, visit MDDCNews.com.
About this episode
ITEMS DISCUSSED IN THE EPISODE:
Baltimore’s development boom leads to loss in school aid, Baltimore Sun, Luke Broadwater, February 7, 2015
University of Maryland Medical System pays members of volunteer board hundreds of thousands in business deals, Luke Broadwater, March 13, 2019
As a Maryland senator, Pugh pushed bills to benefit hospitals while getting book payments from medical system, Luke Broadwater, April 2, 2019
Follow the money: What we know and don’t know about Baltimore Mayor Pugh’s $800,000 in book deals, Kevin Rector and Talia Richman, April 3, 2019
Pugh’s statement ‘is not true’: City Hall emails reveal how aides learned Baltimore mayor lied about book sales, Doug Donovan, Talia Richman, Jean Marbella, April 29, 2019
Baltimore Mayor Pugh resigns amid growing children’s book scandal, Luke Broadwater, May 2, 2019
Four top executives resign at UMMS amid controversy over board member contracts, Luke Broadwater and Kevin Rector, June 6, 2019
Lawmakers outraged over UMMS ‘self-dealing’ report, Luke Broadwater, June 13, 2019
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Rebecca Snyder (host), Teb Brownlee & Charlie Ney (producers). Original music by Ruskin Nohe-Moren.