Tag Archives: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Cousin of Baltimore mayor fatally shot in city

A 20-year-old cousin of Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was fatally shot during a home invasion in the city, an outcome the mayor called tragic but symptomatic of the “senseless gun violence” that plagues Baltimore and other communities. Joseph Haskins was ...

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Baltimore City Council committee approves local hiring mandate

Left to right, Jermaine Jones, business manager of Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 710, speaks on the local hiring mandate approved by a City Council committee, as Councilmen Carl Stokes, Edward Reisinger and Bill Henry listen in the background.

A proposal to establish a local hiring mandate was passed Tuesday by the Baltimore City Council’s Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee after a brief, 15-minute work session.

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Howard Park supermarket breaks ground

Baltimore and Maryland elected officials, led by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, joined business leaders, Northwest Baltimore community representatives and officials of Klein’s ShopRite of Maryland at a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the long-awaited ShopRite of Howard Park supermarket.

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City approves position to hire 1,700 workers for Horseshoe Casino


Baltimore’s new casino, which has yet to officially break ground, will aim to hire city residents, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake pledged Wednesday after the city’s spending panel approved creation of a new position whose task will be to hire at least 1,700 new construction and gaming employees at the site.

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BDC approves $107M tax break for Harbor Point

The board of directors of the Baltimore Development Corp. approved a request for a $107 million tax break to help develop the local headquarters for Exelon Corp. at Harbor Point Thursday morning, sending the bid on to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

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