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  • Proposed panhandling ban to be scaled back

    Proposed panhandling ban to be scaled back
    Supporters of a widespread ban on panhandling in Baltimore are scaling back the proposal amid criticism the legislation went too far. Under a proposed amendment, the bill would prohibit panhandling within 10 feet of outdoor dining — rather than...
  • Mayor tries to quiet calls for property tax bill audit

    Mayor tries to quiet calls for property tax bill audit
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake attempted to quiet growing calls from the City Council for an independent audit of the city's troubled property tax program, saying Tuesday that her administration's reforms should be given more time to yield results. "We'...
  • City, state officials spar over tax errors at hearing

    City, state officials spar over tax errors at hearing
    A City Council hearing on tax break errors turned into a public spat Wednesday, as officials from the city's Finance Department and the state assessments agency traded blame for costly mistakes that are confusing taxpayers. A discussion about the...
  • No half measures for Baltimore pension reform [Editorial]

    No half measures for Baltimore pension reform  [Editorial]
    City Councilwoman Helen Holton's proposed alternative to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's plan to put many future municipal employees into a 401(k)-style plan instead of a traditional pension sounds, on the surface, like the compassionate thing to do. Ms....
  • Hundreds rally for the Orioles at City Hall

    Hundreds rally for the Orioles at City Hall
    Hundreds of Baltimore Orioles fans rallied in front of City Hall on Wednesday, hoping their joyful noise would reach the team preparing to take on the Yankees in New York City in the third game of the American League Division Series. "We're sending a...
  • Mayor ducks responsibility in phone mess

    Mayor ducks responsibility in phone mess
    The purchase of Voice over Internet Protocol telephones and related equipment by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration may not have been illegal. That's the kindest conclusion one can draw from a report on the matter by the city's inspector...
  • Mayor's policy director leaves City Hall

    Mayor's policy director leaves City Hall
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's policy director said Friday he is resigning from his post at City Hall to take a job in the private sector.  Ryan O'Doherty has served as Rawlings-Blake's chief spokesman for five years, since her time as City Council...
  • Justice for Maryland's HBCUs

    Justice for Maryland's HBCUs
    For many Marylanders, Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed fiscal year 2014 budget includes plenty to celebrate. The governor's "balanced approach" to budgeting translates into increased employment, health care benefits for additional families and...
  • Baltimore raises water rates by 42 percent over three years

    Baltimore raises water rates by 42 percent over three years
    Baltimore officials voted Wednesday to raise water and sewer rates by 42 percent over three years, despite residents who pleaded for relief and a city audit that called the increase "higher than necessary." Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, who controls...
  • Rawlings-Blake touts safety of major Inner Harbor events

    Rawlings-Blake touts safety of major Inner Harbor events
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Tuesday touted a summer of safe high-profile events in the downtown area — part of a strategy, aides said, to rebut those who have characterized the Inner Harbor as unsafe. The mayor's remarks were intended to...
  • Northeast residents take 'solidarity walk' following violence

    Northeast residents take 'solidarity walk' following violence
    Residents and city leaders who gathered Thursday night in the Northeast Baltimore neighborhood where a 51-year-old scientist was recently gunned down spoke passionately about taking the streets back from criminals intent on intimidation. Gathered in...