Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Resigns Amid Children’s Book Investigation

Nicole Rojas
May 5, 2019 - 5:00
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Resigns Amid Children’s Book Investigation

Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh officially resigned on May 2 amid a growing scandal involving the sales of her self-published children’s book series. Pugh’s resignation is effective immediately. Attorney Steven Silverman announced Pugh’s resignation at a news conference on May 2, the Baltimore Sun reported. Silverman read a statement from the 69-year-old Democrat in which she apologized for the harm she caused to the city’s image. “Dear citizens of...

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