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Belinda Conaway

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  • 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...
  • Mayor plans to raise bottle tax to pay for school construction

    Mayor plans to raise bottle tax to pay for school construction
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will seek to raise the city's bottle tax from 2 cents to 5 cents as part of a plan to boost funding for school construction and repairs, her administration said Thursday. The bottle tax money and other revenue would...
  • Rawlings-Blake calls on council to adopt bottle tax hike

    Rawlings-Blake calls on council to adopt bottle tax hike
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake visited a dilapidated East Baltimore elementary school Monday to call on the City Council to adopt her plan to raise the city's bottle tax to help pay for a major school renovation program. "We have reached a breaking...
  • City Council committee nixes tax breaks for urban farmers

    City Council committee nixes tax breaks for urban farmers
    A City Council committee on Tuesday killed a bill to grant tax breaks to nonprofit urban farmers after the mayor's office said it would set a bad precedent. The opposition by the administration of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake outraged Councilwoman Mary...
  • 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...
  • 2011: A re-wind

    2011: A re-wind
    Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
  • Council members back city budget; committee delays vote

    City Council members voted Monday to approve the $1.3 billion budget proposed by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, but a key committee postponed a decisive vote until Wednesday. The spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1 would...
  • Candidates run for Congress despite home address

    All politics is local. All candidates for Congress are not. At least eight candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland — including four prominent contenders — are running this year in congressional districts that do not...