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  • City pension officials spend nearly $100,000 on trips

    City pension officials spend nearly $100,000 on trips
    Baltimore's spending panel agreed Wednesday to send a city pension director to London for a week — the latest of nearly $100,000 in travel expenses for top pension officials since 2013. The Board of Estimates authorized municipal pension...
  • 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 schools don't need their own police force

    City schools don't need their own police force
    I have great respect for City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young, but I think he's wrong when he suggests city school department needs its own police force because Baltimore City Police Department officers aren't capable of interacting with...
  • City Council votes to require restaurants to post health ratings

    City Council votes to require restaurants to post health ratings
    The Baltimore City Council granted preliminary approval Monday to a bill that would require every restaurant and carryout in the city to post its health rating based on a city review of its cleanliness. The council voted 10-5 to approve the measure,...
  • 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...
  • Is Baltimore learning from water crisis?

    Is Baltimore learning from water crisis?
    The comments by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young concerning their near total failure to supply running water to residents this winter demand a rebuttal ("Frustration mounts as city water outage continue,"...
  • Waiting for water: Residents count on city crews to deliver

    Waiting for water: Residents count on city crews to deliver
    Baltimore fire inspectors Del Holmes and Dennis Dawson set out Thursday in a four-wheel-drive Ford Escape to check on families and businesses that have been without water — some for weeks — during the region's deep freeze. Inside a...
  • When should Baltimoreans vote? Once again, officials battle over proposals for change

    City and state leaders and voting rights advocates agree on this: After last year's abysmal voter turnout, Baltimore's odd election cycle should be changed to lure more people to the polls and save millions of dollars. But a fierce battle is brewing over...
  • Next Baltimore election delayed for 1 year

    Next Baltimore election delayed for 1 year
    The General Assembly on Monday night put the final touch on a measure that delays Baltimore's next local election by a year — aligning the city's voting cycle with the presidential schedule and allowing a one-time, five-year term for...
  • City hires former Baltimore Co. delegate as lobbyist

    City hires former Baltimore Co. delegate as lobbyist
    Former state delegate Del. John A. Olszewski Jr. of Baltimore County will join the city's payroll to lobby the General Assembly on transportation issues. The Board of Estimates on Wednesday awarded a $90,000 contract to Olszewski, a Democrat who...
  • Should city school police be armed inside school walls? Board hears from both sides

    Should city school police be armed inside school walls? Board hears from both sides
    Should Baltimore's school police officers be allowed to carry guns in schools? The issue brought several passionate groups together at a public hearing at city school headquarters Tuesday night. But in debating how far the district should go to...