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  • Mayor and City Council: Disagreeing when they agree

    Mayor and City Council: Disagreeing when they agree
    In an ideal world, the City Council and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake would work together to equip Baltimore police officers with body cameras that record their interactions with the public. The anecdotal evidence from departments that have adopted the...
  • Health advocates ask mayor to veto council's vaping bill

    Health advocates ask mayor to veto council's vaping bill
    Public health advocates on Tuesday called on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to veto the City Council's ban on the use of e-cigarettes inside most businesses, calling the legislation a "bad bill" that would weaken the state's indoor smoking ban by...
  • New Baltimore chief liquor inspector approved over Pratt's objections

    New Baltimore chief liquor inspector approved over Pratt's objections
    Baltimore's spending panel on Wednesday approved hiring a retired police officer as the city's new chief liquor inspector — over the objections of Comptroller Joan M. Pratt. The Board of Estimates, which is controlled by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
  • Charm City Circulator running $11.6M deficit

    Charm City Circulator running $11.6M deficit
    Baltimore's popular Charm City Circulator is operating at a $11.6 million deficit, according to an analysis released Tuesday by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. The free bus service's deficit is projected to expand to $73.2 million over the next 10...
  • Voters to consider special elections for mayor, county executives

    This election, Maryland voters are being asked to consider something fundamental to democracy: elections. Voters statewide will decide whether to approve an amendment to the Maryland Constitution that would allow local governments to hold a special...
  • City solicitor calls police body camera bill 'illegal'

    City solicitor calls police body camera bill 'illegal'
    The Rawlings-Blake administration argued Monday that a proposal to require police officers to wear body cameras is an illegal overreach of the City Council's authority. City Solicitor George Nilson, who reports to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, said...
  • City homeowners lose property for just $250 in unpaid taxes

    City homeowners lose property for just $250 in unpaid taxes
    Homeowners in Baltimore can lose their houses for as little as $250 in unpaid taxes — a threshold far lower than in other cities — according to a new Abell Foundation report that urges a change in the practice. The report calls on...
  • City Council panel pushes ahead with body camera legislation

    City Council panel pushes ahead with body camera legislation
    Rejecting arguments by the Rawlings-Blake administration, key City Council members made clear Tuesday that they plan to push ahead with legislation to equip police officers with body cameras to film their interactions with the public. The public...
  • Prosecutors: No charges against Baltimore officer who used Taser on teen

    Prosecutors: No charges against Baltimore officer who used Taser on teen
    Baltimore police officers will not face charges for using a Taser five times on a 19-year-old hospital patient who died in May, city prosecutors said Tuesday. After interviewing witnesses, reviewing the use of the Taser and studying autopsy results, the...
  • Unaccountable police are a threat to democracy

    Unaccountable police are a threat to democracy
    If City Solicitor George Nilson is correct in saying that the City Council can't issue a legal requirement that the police conduct themselves in a certain way, the BCPD would represent a private armed force accountable only to the mayor ("City solicitor...
  • Baltimore OKs study on Charm City Circulator fees

    Baltimore OKs study on Charm City Circulator fees
    Baltimore's spending panel on Wednesday approved a $130,000 study of the Charm City Circulator, the city's popular bus service that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said she wants to remain free. Rawlings-Blake said the study is needed to make the...