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Tag Archives: Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

JHU, UM ask for more cancer research funds

ANNAPOLIS — Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland asked lawmakers to increase funding to a program that allocates money for conducting cancer research and preventing tobacco use. Under Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget proposal, the Cigarette ...

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Lawsuit filed to void state lab construction contract at EBDI

A lawsuit seeking to void the $170 million construction contract awarded for a new state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene lab at the East Baltimore Development Inc. site was filed Monday as plaintiffs charge that the contract was awarded ...

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Mentally disabled to settle sex-abuse suit

The state has reached a settlement with two mentally disabled women who claimed they were subjected to rape and sexual abuse for years by their supervisors at a state-run workshop. The settlement of $465,000 is subject to approval by the ...

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O’Malley increases DDA funding

After a rocky six months for the Developmental Disabilities Administration, Gov. Martin O’Malley’s fiscal year 2013 budget proposal increases funding by about $31 million and creates a new fund so unspent money will stay in the agency. Department of Health ...

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Battle brews over EBDI board appointment

A Baltimore City Council member continues to insist that he is appointing a community activist to the East Baltimore Development Inc. board of directors even though the nonprofit’s CEO says there are no openings on the board. “My recommendation stands,” ...

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Marchers demand jobs at EBDI

Chanting “We want jobs” and “If we don’t work, nobody works,” about 200 city residents marched on East Baltimore Development Inc. headquarters Tuesday, demanding more employment opportunities at the 88-acre redevelopment site. The protest was organized by Baltimore Community Churches ...

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Week in review: 12/16/11

More apartments for Fells Point Ground was formally broken Tuesday on Union Wharf, a 281-unit luxury apartment mixed-use complex in Fells Point in Baltimore. The property had been sold by developer Larry Silverstein to the Bozzuto Group this fall for $9.5 ...

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Construction expected to begin next month for $184M facility at EBDI

State officials have awarded a $170 million contract to Turner Construction Co. to build a new lab for the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene at the 88-acre East Baltimore Development Inc. site in Middle East. Construction is expected ...

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East Baltimore group demands hires come from community

Saying it has organized 900 residents, Baltimore Churches & Community United vowed Thursday to protest at East Baltimore Development Inc. if half of the workforce for upcoming construction projects does not live in the community. During an angry two-hour meeting ...

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