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Fraser Smith: Time to step up in Baltimore mayor’s race

Every day seems to bring more good news for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. Every day, it seems, there’s a new candidate for mayor. The more the merrier, she may be thinking. State Sen. Catherine Pugh, in a fund-raising letter, says she’s ...

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Race for Baltimore mayor gets crowded as Frank Conaway joins in

With City Hall as a backdrop, Frank M. Conaway Sr. declared at noon on Monday his candidacy for mayor in what is looking like a crowded Democratic primary race on Sept. 13. Conaway, 78, a resident of Ashburton and the city’s ...

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Jody Landers officially announces run for Baltimore mayor

Saying he wants to reduce property taxes, fight crime and eliminate vacant dwellings in Baltimore, Joseph T. “Jody” Landers III threw his hat into the ring for mayor on Wednesday before nearly 75 supporters in Lauraville. Landers, a Democrat who ...

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Waiting for ruling, State Center developer is optimistic

While both sides await a ruling by a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge in a bitter court feud over the $1.5 billion redevelopment of State Center, the chief developer of the project said she remains committed to moving forward. Caroline ...

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City Council committee probes EBDI at hearing

Members of the Baltimore City Council, including Carl Stokes and President Bernard C. "Jack" Young, held a hearing Wednesday evening asking for explanations from officials at East Baltimore Development Inc. to issues raised in The Daily Record's five-month investigation of the nonprofit's plans to redevelop East Baltimore.

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EBDI pledges more transparency

Officials of East Baltimore Development Inc. promised a City Council committee Wednesday evening that they would operate with a renewed sense of transparency and communication about the finances and progress in economic development and new home construction as part of ...

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City Hall task force debates developers’ subsidies

A city task force examining the need for public subsidies to developers debated whether to hold businesses more accountable for those tax breaks through audits and increased transparency during a heated meeting Tuesday. The task force, formed by City Councilman ...

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