Most recent of Baltimore Mayor Kathryn Pook's lucrative deals to sell their self-published children's books (all local):
At least one member of the Baltimore City Council calls Mayor Catherine Pueur to resign as the scandal is compounded by accusations of "self-serving" arrangements for the sale of her children's books.
Councilor Zick Cohen says that Phu "has lost the moral mandate to run the trust of society ". Maryland Controller Peter Francois also urged her to resign. Cohen, Franchot, and Pugh are Democrats.
Cohen notes that Pugh has taken over $ 100,000 from Kaiser Permanente for his children's books "Healthy Holly" while the company is seeking a health insurance contract for city officials.
Cohen says that instead of withdrawing from a vote of the Evaluation Board when the treaty comes out "it votes in favor of it." PUU announced on Monday he was taking unlimited leave due to worsening health. Her speakers say she was recently diagnosed with pneumonia. The mayor of Baltimore takes an unlimited leave, as the political scandal for book sales is on the rise. 1
The announcement came shortly after the Maryland Governor called on the State Attorney to investigate the charges against Pue and Maryland's controller, who urged her to resign.
The City Council Chairman will assume Pu's daily responsibilities.
Maryland Governor Urges State Prosecutor to Investigate Self-Serving Charges Mayor of Baltimore
In a letter to the state attorney announced on Monday, Governor Larry Hogan says the charges against Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pear are "deeply disturbing". healthcare system "because it has significant ongoing links with the state and receives very significant public funding."
The Republican governor's request came shortly after the Maryland CEO called on Pue to resign.
Also on Monday, Kaiser PERMANENTE revealed that they paid $ 114,000 between 2015 and 2018 for approximately 20,000 copies of the Pugh "Healthy Holly" self-published illustrating children's books
Mary Chief Accountant on Earth calls Baltimore Mayor to withdraw, calling the latest disclosures of lucrative deals for the sale of self-published children's books "Bold, Animated Corruption."
On Monday, controller Peter Franco wrote: Mayor has to resign – now. "
His comments came the same day that Kaiser Permanente revealed he paid the limited liability company of Mayor Catherine Pugh $ 114,000 for about 20,000 copies of the" Strong Holly "children's books
Pugh became mayor in 2016. Next year, the Baltimore board, which is controlled by the mayor, awarded a $ 48 million kaiser foundation healthcare contract to the [$ 48 million]
Calls to Pue's lawyer were not immediately returned on Monday