Pugh, who faced up to 30 years in prison for fraud, conspiracy and tax evasion, asked for a prison term of one year and one day.
Pugh, 69, pleaded guilty to four of the 11 federal charges brought against her in the fallout of her children's book series scandal.
Anchor Mary Bubala was fired from news station WJZ following a regretabble question that some deemed racist and sexist.
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh submitted a letter of resignation amidst increasing controversy over her book sales to entities that do business with the city.
On Monday, the entire Baltimore City Council—with the exception of Acting Mayor Bernard C. Young—sent out a letter calling for embattled mayor to resign.
Mayor Catherine Pugh says her actions were “regrettable.”