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Baltimore County redistricting map gets OK from federal judge

A federal judge has approved a new redistricting map submitted by Baltimore County Council after voting rights advocates successfully challenged the county’s first map. Baltimore County Council announced the judge’s approval in a news release Thursday. As of 6 p.m., ...

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Baltimore County submits new redistricting map, but opponents remain concerned

The Baltimore County Council filed a new redistricting plan late Tuesday after a federal judge ruled last month that the council’s first proposal likely violated the Voting Rights Act. The new map creates an additional majority-minority district, but does not ...

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Baltimore County NAACP sues over redistricting map

The Baltimore County NAACP has filed a federal lawsuit over the county’s redistricting map, which the organization says dilutes minority votes by packing Black voters into a single district. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Maryland, follows ...

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Baltimore County Council looks to eliminate ‘rain tax’

Baltimore County could be the first jurisdiction to attempt to eliminate its stormwater management fee since passage of state legislation that altered the program that became a statewide campaign issue and was dubbed “the rain tax.” The bill, introduced Monday ...

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Baltimore County zoning opponents say they have 170,000 signatures

Efforts to petition two controversial Baltimore County zoning maps to a referendum in November 2014 have resulted in 170,000 voter signatures, officials said Friday.

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