Acting UMMS chief: Baltimore Mayor Pugh approached medical system for book deal

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh solicited a lucrative no-bid arrangement to sell copies of her self-published children’s books to the University of Maryland Medical System in “direct conversations” with the hospital network’s CEO, a top system official testified Saturday in Annapolis. Acting CEO... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maryland Gov. Hogan: 'not confident' facts are known on Baltimore Mayor Pugh and UMMS book deal

Gov. Larry Hogan said Friday more facts need to come out about the University of Maryland Medical System’s business deals with its board members, including Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s role. “I’m not confident that we do know all the facts,” Hogan said at a State House news conference that... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baltimore Mayor Pugh amends financial disclosure filings amid scrutiny over book sales to UMMS hospital system

Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh did not fully disclose the $500,000 business relationship she started in 2011 with the University of Maryland Medical System during the time she was a state senator, a period during which she sat on the hospital network’s board of directors and oversaw issues... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Pugh fulfilled final 'Healthy Holly' deal, attorney says — but unclear where the books went

An attorney for former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said she has now fulfilled her end of a 2017 deal in which the University of Maryland Medical System paid her $100,000 for 20,000 copies of her self-published “Healthy Holly” children’s books. Pugh “has 100 percent performed her... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-06-11 09:00:00 UTC ]
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University of Maryland Medical System CEO resigns amid controversy over Pugh book deal, no-bid contracts

Robert A. Chrencik resigned Friday as president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System, his long tenure at the hospital network ending amid the controversy surrounding accusations of self-dealing and no-bid contracting. “Today the Board of Directors and I received and accepted Mr.... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baltimore Mayor Pugh apologizes for 'Healthy Holly' deal but admits some books being delivered only now

Mayor Catherine Pugh apologized Thursday for upsetting the people of Baltimore over a book deal with the University of Maryland Medical System, as she for the first time produced evidence that 60,000 of her “Healthy Holly” children’s books have been printed and distributed. But she also said that... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baltimore Mayor Pugh to hold news conference on Healthy Holly book deal 'as soon as possible'

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is planning to hold a news conference to address the controversy surrounding the $500,000 Healthy Holly book deal, once she is released from a hospital and healthy enough to appear in public, her spokesman said. Pugh was hospitalized over the weekend with pneumonia.... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is going to prison for a children’s book scandal.

Early last year, the city of Baltimore faced an odd political scandal involving then-Mayor Catherine Pugh and her self-published children’s book series about a health-conscious young girl named Healthy Holly. The Baltimore Sun broke the news that while Pugh was a board member of the University... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-27 20:09:58 UTC ]
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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Sentenced To 3 Years In Children's Book Scam

Fraud involving the former mayor's "Healthy Holly" books generated more than $850,000, prosecutors said. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-02-27 19:47:47 UTC ]
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Pugh's statement 'is not true': City Hall emails reveal how aides learned Baltimore mayor lied about book sales

When Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh defended selling her “Healthy Holly” books to the University of Maryland Medical System, she made one specific claim that touched off concern at City Hall. Pugh told The Baltimore Sun on March 20 that she had not sold her books beyond those she provided to... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Maryland insurers under investigation over ties to Baltimore Mayor Pugh's 'Healthy Holly' books

The Maryland Insurance Administration said Friday it expanded its review of insurers involved in donating or selling books self-published by Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose company is now facing multiple investigations. The state regulatory agency said previously it would conduct a so-called targeted... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baltimore Mayor Pugh to take leave of absence in midst of 'Healthy Holly' book controversy

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, facing a call by Gov. Larry Hogan for a criminal investigation into the book deal that paid her hundreds of thousands of dollars, announced Monday that she will take an indefinite leave of absence because of her health. The Democratic mayor’s office issued a... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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City health insurer Kaiser Permanente paid Baltimore Mayor Pugh $114,000 for her 'Healthy Holly' books

Health provider Kaiser Permanente paid Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh more than $100,000 to buy about 20,000 copies of her “Healthy Holly” children’s books during a period when the company was seeking a lucrative contract to provide health benefits to city employees. Kaiser confirmed Monday to... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penned in the Margins does book deals with Overall and Pugh

Independent literary publisher Penned in the Margins has acquired two non-fiction titles, one of which re-imagines pilgrimage while the other recasts the city as a pastoral retreat. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 02:11:54 UTC ]
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Second Canadian printer confirms it produced some of former Baltimore mayor's 'Healthy Holly' books

When FBI agents raided Baltimore City Hall, one of the dozens of items they seized was a UPS envelope containing a printer’s proof for a “Healthy Holly” book and an invoice from Premier Printing. The document was the first indication that additional copies of former Mayor Catherine Pugh’s... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Acting Baltimore Mayor Young orders audit of youth fund management amid 'Healthy Holly' scandal

Acting Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young has ordered an audit of Associated Black Charities’ management of the city’s Children and Youth Fund because the organization asked businesses with city contracts buy copies of Mayor Catherine Pugh’s self-published children’s books. Young said he... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Oliver skewers Baltimore Mayor Pugh's Healthy Holly scandal on 'Last Week Tonight'

British comedian John Oliver skewered Mayor Catherine Pugh over the scandal surrounding her self-published Healthy Holly books, and he joined the ranks of people calling for her resignation during a segment of his HBO show Sunday night. On "Last Week Tonight," Oliver slammed Pugh for the... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-08 13:15:00 UTC ]
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John Oliver skewers Baltimore Mayor Pugh's Healthy Holly scandal on 'Last Week Tonight'

British comedian John Oliver skewered Mayor Catherine Pugh over the scandal surrounding her self-published Healthy Holly books, and he joined the ranks of people calling for her resignation during a segment of his HBO show Sunday night. On "Last Week Tonight," Oliver slammed Pugh for the book... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baltimore Sun reporting on Pugh 'Healthy Holly' deals highlighted on CNN

Brian Stelter, host of CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” highlighted The Sun’s coverage of Mayor Catherine Pugh’s “Healthy Holly” book deals Sunday, saying it showed the importance of local journalism. The Sun “has been able to uncover an incredible City Hall scandal involving Catherine Pugh,” Stelter... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baltimore Sun reporting on Pugh 'Healthy Holly' deals highlighted on CNN

Brian Stelter, host of CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” highlighted The Sun’s coverage of Mayor Catherine Pugh’s “Healthy Holly” book deals Sunday, saying it showed the importance of local journalism. The Sun “has been able to uncover an incredible City Hall scandal involving Catherine Pugh,”... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-07 20:55:00 UTC ]
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