In 2016, Baltimore City leaders passed a measure that would allow any resident to obtain a municipal identification card. They hailed it as an important step toward making government services and programs more accessible to some of the city’s most vulnerable, including immigrants living in the country without legal permission, transgender individuals and those experiencing homelessness. However, the municipal ID program was never funded or implemented. Six years later, Councilwoman Odette Ramos wants to find out why.
What happened to Baltimore’s municipal ID program, promised six years ago? Councilwoman aims to find out
September 8, 2022