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Tag Archives: Baltimore City Solicitor George A. Nilson

Ousted Superblock developer sues

Superblock

The once- and would-be developer of the Baltimore-owned Superblock property sued the city Tuesday for at least $50 million in an effort to block Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake from entertaining new bids for the project.

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Editorial: A failure to communicate

The Baltimore City Council’s recent effort to hire legislative counsel independent of the city solicitor’s office speaks volumes about the vast gulf between the mayor’s office and the lawmaking body, particularly President Bernard C. “Jack” Young.

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Editorial: A snare of its own making

Call it the fable of the client who wouldn’t abide sound counsel. Just about every lawyer can tell some version of it: The client comes in asking for advice but really only wants permission, a shortcut around the rules, a loophole to make the unlawful lawful.

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City to pay $100K for child’s fatal jump from back of bus

The family of a 6-year-old special needs education student who died after falling from the back of a school bus will receive $100,000 from the Baltimore City Public Schools.

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Baltimore City Council committee approves local hiring mandate

A proposal to establish a local hiring mandate was passed Tuesday by the Baltimore City Council’s Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee after a brief, 15-minute work session.

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Hearing held on Baltimore’s local-hiring bill

A hearing Thursday before the Baltimore City Council’s Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee over a proposal to establish a local hiring mandate drew passionate responses from opponents and proponents of the legislation.

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