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Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

May 30, 2014

West Side project coordinator BDC bound

Brian Greenan was hired by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake three years ago to coordinate projects to help revitalize the West Side. On Friday the mayor’s office announced: Mission Accomplished. Well, kind of. Colin Tarbert, deputy mayor for economic and neighborhood development, said the mayor doesn’t intend to fill Greenan’s position once he begins his new job […]

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
May 29, 2014

Rawlings-Blake to sign ‘Ban the Box’ bill

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will sign into law a bill prohibiting some employers from asking job applicants about their criminal records.

May 13, 2014

Parthemos’ promotion comes with 14% pay increase

Kaliope Parthemos salary increases by $22,000 for taking over as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's chief of staff.

May 9, 2014

Rawlings-Blake announces staff shake-up

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced major changes in her administration on Friday. Kaliope Parthemos, currently deputy mayor for economic and neighborhood development, will take over as the mayor's chief of staff.

May 5, 2014

Key councilman opposes new apartment tax credit

Councilman Carl Stokes says he does not support a bill creating a 10-year tax credit to encourage building apartments citywide.

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Apr 29, 2014

Mayor praises ‘ban the box’ bill

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake expressed support for a bill passed by the City Council on Monday that would prevent businesses from asking potential employees about criminal convictions before a conditional job offer is issued.

Mar 18, 2014

IG probes fraud claims in city’s IT unit

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has directed Baltimore’s inspector general to investigate allegations of fraud and abuse in the Mayor’s Office of Information Technology. The allegations involve potential payments made to subcontractors who did not perform work billed to the city and in some instances were being paid after their contracts ended. “I want to ensure accountability, [&hell[...]

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Mar 16, 2014

Rawlings-Blake says she’s changed city for the better

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has been Baltimore’s chief executive for more than four years, and her national profile has skyrocketed in large part because of television appearances in her relatively new role as secretary of the Democratic National Committee.

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Mar 12, 2014

Mayor messes with reporters confirming re-election story

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake had a little fun with reporters trying to confirm The Daily Record’s story that she will be seeking re-election in 2016. During her regular Wednesday question and answer session with reporters, Mark Reutter, of Baltimore Brew, asked the mayor if she would like to elaborate on her decision to run for another […]

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Mar 11, 2014

Rawlings-Blake: I’m seeking re-election

Don’t read too much into the Sunday political talk show appearances. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said she isn’t running for another job and will seek re-election in two years.

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Mar 7, 2014

Mayor confident in BDC direction despite attrition

Though a number of key employees have resigned in recent months from Baltimore Development Corp., Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said it's not unusual for employees to leave a position when there's a leadership change at an agency.

Lexington Market
Feb 28, 2014

Lexington Market launches make-over survey

Lexington Market wants residents and customers to share their impressions of the historic venue via an online survey.

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