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Belinda Conaway

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  • Don't smash the bottle tax

     Don't smash the bottle tax
    Perhaps it comes from an excess of caffeine and corn syrup, but the beverage industry and its retail allies always seem to be fired up about one thing or another. The latest example is their crusade to repeal Baltimore's controversial bottle tax that...
  • Failed city candidate asks U.S. attorney to investigate challenger

    Failed city candidate asks U.S. attorney to investigate challenger
    The city's primary election is over, but in one district, the bickering between candidates continues. Belinda Conaway, the only incumbent City Council member to lose her seat, has asked the U.S. attorney for Maryland to prosecute her challenger, alleging...
  • Branch claims victory in District 13 City Council race

    Baltimore City Councilman Warren Branch narrowly defeated his main challenger in the District 13 Democratic primary, election officials said Wednesday. With no votes left to count in the race, Branch, a first-term councilman, had a 43-vote lead over...
  • Young wants hearing over home burglar alarm program

    Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is calling for increased scrutiny of the city's False Alarm Reduction Program, which he says is partly responsible for the city government's seizure of thousands of homes. "People [can rack up] thousands of...
  • Conaway, Sneed launch write-in campaigns for City Council

    Two Democrats who lost in close Baltimore City Council campaigns in September say they're not giving up. Incumbent 7th District Councilwoman Belinda Conaway and 13th District challenger Shannon Sneed have launched write-in campaigns for the November...
  • Janitors rally for higher wages

    Dozens of union janitors and their supporters rallied at the Inner Harbor on Wednesday evening to call for higher wages. The office cleaners, members of the Service Employees International Union, have been negotiating a new contract since Sept. 8 with...
  • Challengers flock to Sneed's write-in campaign

    Challengers flock to Sneed's write-in campaign
    Shannon Sneed is kneeling on an East Baltimore sidewalk, her campaign papers spread out in the dirt and grass. She’s got voter registration lists, candidate fliers and write-in instructions — everything she needs to take on a sitting Baltimore...
  • Deal would raise 700 janitors' wages in Baltimore by 4%

    A bargaining committee late Sunday struck an agreement that would give 4 percent annual raises to 700 Baltimore janitors after the office cleaners held a protest in downtown Baltimore earlier this month. The office cleaners, members of the Service...
  • Baltimore janitors union approves contract including 4% raise

    After weeks of negotiations and a protest downtown, the union representing about 700 Baltimore janitors has approved a new contract granting 4 percent annual pay raises. Union members passed the agreement unanimously, spokeswoman Julie Karant said in an...
  • Crowded fields, strong incumbents in City Council races

    The incumbent ditched a mayoral bid at the last minute, deciding instead to try to hang on to his seat representing parts of Charles Village, Oliver, Remington and Station North. His challengers include a community activist who hopes to be the...
  • Young wins primary for Council president

    Young wins primary for Council president
    Bernard C. "Jack" Young, picked by his fellow City Council members last year to lead the panel, won the Democratic nomination Tuesday to keep the office for four more years. It was the first citywide campaign for Young, a 15-year veteran of the council....