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What’s Up With Baltimore City’s Inspector General?

January 29, 2009
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We can sort of understand why Baltimore Inspector General Hilton Green might not return our calls promptly. In the fall of 2007, we made detailed and critical note of his failure to follow up on the fairly rampant, fairly blatant phenomenon of building inspectors not doing anything much about shoddy construction, damage to neighboring...
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The New York Way

March 3, 2008
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New York City has a problem looks familiar to City Paper readers: shoddy engineering work that leads to collapses and injuries. According to today’s report in the New York Times, city officials gave architects and engineers authority to inspect and sign off on their own construction projects–just as Baltimore did. The results have been...
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