Maryland Gov. Hogan, Baltimore Mayor Scott trade barbs over city police budget reduction plans

by— Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott traded barbs Thursday over the mayor’s goal of reducing the Baltimore Police Department’s spending over the next five years.—Maryland Gov. Hogan visits port of Baltimore to see dredging operation. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday boarded a dredging vessel scooping sediment from the harbor floor, deepening a dockside berth to 50 feet to allow two massive container ships to tie up at the port of Baltimore at once.—How Maryland policing laws would change: Here’s a breakdown of the bills on Gov. Hogan’s desk.. The Maryland Police Accountability Act of 2021 covers disciplinary procedures, body-camera use, access to records of complaints against officers, standards for use of force and no-knock warrants.—Maryland General Assembly passes landmark policing legislation, sends package to Gov. Hogan. It’s unclear whether Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, might veto part or all of the four-piece package.