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Mayor seeks supermarket tax credit for ‘food deserts’

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is the president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s administration is unveiling legislation to give supermarkets in Baltimore’s “food desert” neighborhoods an 80 percent tax break. The legislation will be introduced in the Baltimore City Council on Monday. It’s aimed at enticing supermarkets to open in ...

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Stokes seeks investment for Perkins Homes community

Perkins Homes residents feel ‘used’ in tax break for Harbor Point project.

Baltimore City Council member Carl Stokes introduced legislation Monday night that would require nearly $16 million be returned to a low-income area and public housing project near Fells Point that developers of the $1 billion Harbor Point project used to gain a $52 million state tax credit.

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