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Mayoral Candidate Monday: Brandon Scott

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Baltimore’s next mayor will face the challenge of managing pandemic recovery while addressing gun violence and record unemployment. 

City Council President Brandon Scott is running in the primary for Baltimore mayor. We ask what he makes of the city’s response to the coronavirus, and what he’ll do to increase accountability to voters. Plus, as opioid overdoses outpace the city’s alarming murder rate, Scott proposes opening safe consumption sites.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Maureen Harvie is senior producer for On the Record. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and joined WYPR in 2014 as an intern for the newsroom. Whether coordinating live election night coverage, capturing the sounds of a roller derby scrimmage, interviewing veterans, or booking local authors, she is always on the lookout for the next story.