An affordable housing development is planned for a section of land near where a standoff between police and students touched off the April 2015 riots. Enterprise Homes has proposed building a 70-apartment Metro Heights development where Liberty Heights Avenue and ...Read More »
State transportation officials Wednesday sought to reassure the public of the safety of Baltimore's metro system following a highly publicized release of video that shows an assault on the subway system.Read More »
Legislation to expand the use of tax increment financing in certain growth areas of the state is expected to be introduced in the General Assembly next week, according to Jon Laria, chair of the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission. During a ...
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Should financially strapped Baltimore support private development? That is one of the questions posed by a city task force that studied the practice of granting millions in taxpayer incentives for economic development. Over the next six months, city leaders will ...
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FBI agents testified Thursday about financial disclosure lapses in a federal bribery case against state Sen. Ulysses Currie, who is charged with selling his influence in Annapolis to do favors for a grocery store chain. Prosecutors focused on state financial ...Read More »
Federal prosecutors opened their case against state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie on Tuesday by casting him as a greedy lawmaker who strong-armed state agency officials to benefit Shoppers Food Warehouse Corp., which paid him a “consulting” fee of nearly $250,000 ...
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Baltimore finance officials have drained nearly half a million dollars from a special account to help cover the $1.4 million repayment due this month on $78 million in tax increment financing bonds issued for the struggling East Baltimore Development Inc. ...Read More »
City officials this month will send out $652,000 in special tax bills for tax increment financing bond repayments because property taxes collected from three prominent city developments were not enough to reimburse investors. The Clipper Mill, Belvedere Square and Mondawmin ...Read More »