Yesterday, the Baltimore County Council voted 6-1 against a bill requiring all landlords in the county to accept Section 8 vouchers. Delegate Robin Grammer explained to Alex why he worked to keep the bill from passing and how government housing vouchers have hurt Baltimore in the long run.
Lots of great stories on this week’s show: Sheila Dixon and Catherine Pugh accuse each other of vote buying in the Baltimore Mayoral Election – did you know federal law allows busing voters to the polls but not giving them snacks on the way there? Next up, the Barristers discuss a local law in Seattle authorizing searches of residents trash, and a lawsuit against Starbucks for putting too much ice in “iced” drinks. And last, the story of a Baltimore City cop who appealed his conspiracy to accept bribes conviction all the way to the US Supreme Court.