Tag Archives: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Former Baltimore mayor opens consulting firm

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stands at a news conference earlier this month. Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Wednesday proposed a new fund to spur the development of affordable housing in the city. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has started a consulting firm. WBAL-AM reported Wednesday that Rawlings-Blake has started SRB & Associates. According to the firm’s website, Rawlings-Blake will consult with cities, businesses and political candidates. The website also says the former ...

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Rawlings-Blake: Exelon tower disproves ‘2 Baltimores’ charge

Exelon Corp. plans to split into two companies, with its public utilities, including BGE, grouped in one unit and its power-generating businesses in another. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake touted the completion of the new Exelon office tower at Harbor Point as proof investments in tony-neighborhoods along the waterfront can help the entire city. Rawlings-Blake, during her remarks at an opening ceremony Friday, said that ...

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Nilson says he objected to describing his firing as ‘retirement’

Baltimore City Solicitor George A. Nilson will step down Wednesday. (File photo)

Baltimore City Solicitor George A. Nilson has yet to receive an explanation from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for her decision to fire him mere months before the end of her term as mayor and in the midst of the city’s reaction ...

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Montgomery Co. returns $296K riot aid check to Baltimore

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A Montgomery County official is returning a $296,000 check meant to pay for riot aid to Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun reports County Executive Isiah Leggett wrote to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake this week, saying, “… we accepted the call for assistance with ...

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Rawlings-Blake sees opportunity with Urban League conference in Baltimore

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake addresses reporters to kickoff the National Urban League's annual conference in Baltimore. Standing with Rawlings-Blake are J. Howard, Henderson, left, president and CEO of the Baltimore Urban League, and Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League. (Andrea Cwieka/The Daily Record)

Baltimore’s hosting of the National Urban League’s annual conference will allow for long-term community development, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday. “There will be a lot of activity in the local economy,” Rawlings-Blake said during an opening press conference with Urban ...

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Rebuilding Baltimore by tearing it down

Mark Washington, Executive Director of the Coldstream Homestead Montebello Community Corporation, seen here talking about the green space at the 2700 block of Tivoly Avenue, which was once lined with vacant row houses that were demolished in 2015. Photos taken on a visit to the neighborhood for a story on demolition of vacant homes.  (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Mark Washington, executive director of the Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello Community Corp., isn’t naive. He knows his neighborhood, which shares an economic profile with some of Baltimore’s poorest communities, faces deep challenges as it struggles to thrive again. He also believes the community, ...

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Rawlings-Blake: State Center remains top redevelopment goal

State Center (submitted rendering)

The long-delayed redevelopment of State Center is the next major project Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wants tackled as part of efforts to revitalize Baltimore’s core. While celebrating Caves Valley Partners’ purchase of the Metro West Complex — a vacant 1 million-square-foot ...

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