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Maryland Governor’s Race Brings up Future of Transportation

July 23, 2018

Gubernatorial contenders have different ideas on how to approach the transit crisis in Maryland. Voters challenge candidates to deliver real solutions  

Cop Shortage Called Into Question Amid Excessive Overtime Spending

July 18, 2018

A Baltimore city councilman is calling into question the narrative that overtime is driven by a shortage of patrol officers after obtaining detailed documents on staffing

Budget-Busting Police Overtime Prompts City Council Pushback

July 10, 2018

Baltimore City Council is proposing monthly meetings to monitor BPD overtime spending, which continues to run millions of dollars over budget

Another Massive Tax Break for Developers? One Key Official Says No

April 16, 2018

Baltimore’s latest proposal to overhaul a low income housing project and an abandoned outdoor mall may include a huge tax incentive for developers, but city council president Jack Young says he has “no appetite” for another tax break.

Baltimore Youth Want More Control Over Their Education

February 2, 2018

Four members of the student-led Baltimore Algebra Project spoke to the Baltimore City School Board greater youth control of education

Homeless Advocates Decry Encampment Eviction

January 28, 2018

City officials and advocates for the homeless dispute the circumstances under which a prominent homeless encampment in downtown Baltimore was cleared on Friday

Grassroots Pressure Stops Cuts to Baltimore Schools

January 24, 2018

Educators and advocates convinced the Baltimore school board to scale back major reforms to the funding formula that determines how much money schools receive

Mayor Announces New Baltimore City Community Grants Program

January 19, 2018

Catherine Pugh teams up with Weinberg Foundation to give small grants to community organizations.

Mayor Announces New Baltimore City Community Grants Program

January 19, 2018

Catherine Pugh teams up with Weinberg Foundation to give small grants to community organizations.

Hundreds Rally to Demand A Fix to Baltimore’s School Budget Deficit

March 21, 2017

In a surprise move, City Schools announced $30 million dollars for classrooms, but students, teachers and advocates say funding remains woefully inadequate