Tag Archives: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

After Baltimore riots and crime spike, mayor under fire

In this photo taken Tuesday, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, right, speaks with a resident outside of vacant homes after a ceremony to kick off their restoration in Baltimore. For many in Baltimore, the memory of April's riots - and the mayor’s handling of the unrest - is still fresh. After firing embattled police commissioner Anthony Batts, who bore the brunt of public outrage, Rawlings-Blake remains the primary figure head of a city that is still reeling from the damage it suffered. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake climbed onto the deck of an abandoned row house in Tuesday’s sweltering summer heat and promised that “better is coming” as she promoted the restoration of a blighted block not far from where riots broke out ...

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Baltimore officials seek 24/7 resources for addiction treatment

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, speaking at the task force news conference Monday, says he has asked Gov. Larry Hogan and Attorney General
Brian Frosh to negotiate a lower price for naloxone, a drug to counteract heroin overdoses. (Maximilian Franz / The Daily Record)

Fighting Baltimore’s heroin epidemic will require expanding access to treatment, including making sure addiction resources are available 24 hours per day, city officials say. That means creating specialized emergency room that caters specifically to patients with substance abuse and mental-health ...

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Baltimore officials emphasize business recovery efforts

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Baltimore officials touted the city’s efforts to help businesses recover in the aftermath of last month’s riots. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore Development Corp. President William Cole held a news conference Tuesday at the Southeast Anchor Library of the Enoch ...

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