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Catherine E. Pugh

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  • Baltimore general election: A waste of time and money

    Baltimore general election: A waste of time and money
    The votes are in, and the results are clear: Baltimore's general election was a nearly complete waste of time, money and effort. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake got about 84 percent of the measly 45,000 votes that were cast. Among the City Council races,...
  • Low-income women to get free health planning services

    Low-income women to get free health planning services
    Nearly 35,000 low-income women in the state are now eligible for free pregnancy counseling, contraception and screenings for sexually transmitted diseases and breast cancer under a program that starts at the beginning of the year. Lawmakers and health...
  • Mayor urges city residents to 'pitch in' to improve Baltimore

    Mayor urges city residents to 'pitch in' to improve Baltimore
    In her inaugural address Tuesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake exhorted Baltimoreans to "pitch in and do their part" to improve the city and draw new residents despite economic challenges. Speaking in a light rain outside City Hall, Rawlings-Blake, 41,...
  • Baltimore loses clout in redistricting

    Baltimore would lose two of its 18 delegates and share one of its six senators with Baltimore County under new state legislative map proposed Friday by a panel appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley. The changes would further diminish the city's power in...
  • 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...
  • Redistricting: Mighty Baltimore to lose influence

    Baltimore's once-hefty delegation in the state legislature is due to slim down again when new political boundaries are drawn this year: The city is guaranteed to lose at least part of one of its six legislative districts. And while any part of the...
  • Pugh proposes police audit, more options for youth

    Mayoral candidate state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh said Thursday she would audit police statistics, implement a program to seize guns from young people and create a watch list of children most likely to become involved in violence. "If we're going to solve...
  • Assembly shifts attention from love to money

    The first 45 days of the General Assembly session were dominated by talk of marriage. The theme for the second half is shaping up to be money — and there's not enough of it. Thursday's Senate vote approving same-sex marriage in Maryland came on the...
  • Advocates to rally for 'second chances' for released inmates

    Advocates for the rehabilitation of people with criminal records will rally and lobby in Annapolis Thursday for measures that would help released inmates avoid homelessness and assimilate back into their communities. Two nonprofits, the Job Opportunities...
  • City elections could move to presidential cycle

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake could be in office for five years, under a new election plan being debated in the Maryland Senate. After the 2016 elections, the mayor and other city elected officials would serve four year terms. Rawlings-...
  • Community leader questions lack of pay from police

    Community leader questions lack of pay from police
    Every week for nearly a year, Sonnie Jones visited the Baltimore Police Academy to help put on a demonstration about how officers could better interact with residents in the city's crime-ridden neighborhoods. Though the demonstrations could become...