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Leaked memo reveals Baltimore officials’ alarm over costs of obscure tax break for corporate developers
An environmental tax credit has netted Baltimore developers tens of millions in tax savings; a leaked memo shows the city knew the program was a problem.
Apply now: Baltimore Pipeline of Working and Emerging Reporters (P.O.W.E.R.) Fellowship
Just Media and The Real News Network are joining forces to create more opportunities for emerging journalists in Baltimore, especially young Baltimoreans of color, to report on the local criminal justice system, informed by the experience of this system’s impact on their own communities.
“Who will replace us when we are gone?”: A letter from Baltimore County teachers
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, educators have done what was asked of us and more, but we still can’t get the raises we need. Now a cost-of-living crisis is bringing an already-untenable situation to a breaking point.
Eddie Conway (1946-2023)
Remembering the life and struggle of a beloved comrade and former political prisoner.
State senator calls for probe of Baltimore’s sprawling tax break system
For decades, Baltimore promoted tax incentives to promote growth and reverse depopulation, but new evidence indicates the system worsened inequality by funneling public funds into private pockets.
The grassroots fight for housing justice in Baltimore
Tired of waiting for the city to address housing justice, Baltimore’s constellation of grassroots activists and institutions are charging forward to keep residents in their homes and increase availability of affordable housing.
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