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Eye Opener: Delegates not impressed by city jail hearing

Here’s a few government and politics headlines for Tuesday:

  • report two state delegates say last weeks’ hearing on corruption at the Baltimore Detention Center was not adequate.
  • The Washington Post reports Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler wants there to be an independent probe of the jail.
  • The Daily Record reports state officials hope to make use of the new public-private partnership procurement law “three to five” times a year.
  • The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake would be OK with a tax on shopping bags. Similar state legislation has previously failed.