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Jody Landers officially announces run for Baltimore mayor (access required)

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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Top 5: Penn National, ICC and First Mariner (access required)

Late Thursday, The Daily Record broke the story that Penn National may sell its stake in the Maryland Jockey Club. This week also saw the ribbon cutting for the Inter-County Connector toll road, that officials hope will help decongest traffic. ...

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City Hall task force debates developers’ subsidies (access required)

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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Mayor Rawlings-Blake delivers State of City address

Baltimore’s mayor says she’s choosing a “straight-talking, no sugarcoating path” and proposing the creation of a 10-year financial plan for the city. In her second State of the City address on Monday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said such a plan would ...

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Daily Record investigation: TIFs increasingly fuel city projects (access required)

What is a TIF? The acronym stands for Tax Increment Financing, a little-understood form of public investment in urban redevelopment now favored by the city of Baltimore. When City Hall approves a TIF to help finance a new development, bonds ...

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