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  • Mayor, Pratt finally agree to replace city phone system

    Mayor, Pratt finally agree to replace city phone system
    For three years, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt have fought over a stalled upgrade of Baltimore's outdated municipal phone system. Accusations have flown. Legal battles have been waged. Millions in taxpayer dollars, both sides agree, have been wasted.
  • City Council advances bill to more easily override mayor's vetoes

    City Council advances bill to more easily override mayor's vetoes
    A Baltimore City Council committee voted Tuesday 3-1 to approve a measure aimed at making it easier for council members to override a mayor's vetoes. The bill sponsored by City Councilman Bill Henry would reduce the number of votes needed to override...

    Rawlings-Blake to focus State of the City speech on small businesses

    Rawlings-Blake to focus State of the City speech on small businesses
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to make bolstering small business a focus of Monday's State of the City speech, pledging more funding for the city's Small Business Resource Center and $1 million for an "innovation fund" to help small firms acquire...

    City Council members shocked by schools deficit, plan hearings

    City Council members shocked by schools deficit, plan hearings
    City Council members expressed shock Wednesday that the Baltimore school system has run up a deficit of more than $60 million — even before $35 million in proposed state budget cuts. Members said they were largely kept in the dark about the...

    City Council approves new parking restrictions in Hampden

    City Council approves new parking restrictions in Hampden
    Visitors to popular Hampden restaurants, bars and shops this spring would find new parking limits on some local streets under a plan approved Monday by a divided Baltimore City Council. The council voted 9-3 to create new restrictions around the Rotunda...