After a week of legal research, Baltimore’s solicitor concluded that rules for travel by elected officials are ambiguous and inconsistently applied, a determination that places no fault on State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for her many trips to conferences around the world. City leaders released the five-page opinion Thursday from City Solicitor Jim Shea. He found “no clear answer” to the question they presented him last week. Does an elected official need approval to accept plane tickets and hotel rooms from a private organization?
Baltimore solicitor finds no fault with State’s Attorney Mosby for trips, says city rules unclear for official travel
February 19, 2021