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Governor Larry Hogan Describes Maryland’s State Flag As “A Symbol Of Unity And Pride”

Red Maryland, a conservative media outlet, launched an online petition that calls on residents to support Maryland’s flag, which they say is under attack. In a response to the petition, Governor Larry Hogan took to Facebook, defending the flag. He … Continue reading

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Businesses File Lawsuit Against City Officials For Failing To Prevent Violence During The 2015 Baltimore Riots

Earlier this week, a lawsuit was filed in federal court against city officials, including the former Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the police department. Nearly 60 plaintiffs accused city officials of mishandling the city’s emergency plan in 2015, when a series … Continue reading

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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Contemplating The Removal Of Confederate Statues

Following the decision by New Orleans leaders to remove a Confederate statue, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is contemplating the same actions. “The city does want to remove these,” Pugh said in a statement. “We will take a closer look at … Continue reading

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Mayor Catherine Pugh Budget Would Ground Police Helicopters, Cut Funding To Youth Centers

In March, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh unveiled her first budget proposal. The $2.8 plan included the return of speed cameras, a modest tax cut for homeowners, refinancing of the Hilton Hotel owned by the city and millions in increased funding … Continue reading

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New Greyhound Terminal In Downtown Baltimore Dedicated To Congressman Elijah Cummings

Congressman Elijah Cummings and Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh were present on Tuesday for the grand opening of the new Greyhound Intermodal terminal. The 9,516-square-feet facility is dedicated to Cummings, who supported the project, before it got off the ground and … Continue reading

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Baltimoreans A Mobile Job Center Is Coming To A Neighborhood Near You

On Tuesday, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) and Enoch Pratt Free Library unveiled the “mobile job center”, which is sponsored by BGE. The program set to kick off in May, bringing employment opportunities to Baltimore’s high … Continue reading

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Baltimore Plans To Relaunch Its Speed Camera System By June

Baltimore’s speed camera program has a troubled history, but this isn’t going to stop Mayor Catherine Pugh from reintroducing an updated version to drivers. The program is part of an effort to urge drivers to slow down, reduce accidents at … Continue reading

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Baltimore City Is One Step Closer To A $15 Minimum Wage

On Monday, Baltimore City Council passed a bill that would increase minimum wage to $15 hour by 2022 on an 11-3 vote. Mayor Catherine Pugh’s finance department warnings about how such an increase could end up costing taxpayers $115 million … Continue reading

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Mayor Proposing A $5.5 Million Budget Cut For Baltimore Police Department To Ease The City School District $129 Budget Deficient

The Baltimore City school district is facing a $129 million deficient, which would force the layoffs of 1,000 staff members and teachers. Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh outlined a plan Wednesday that would cut about $5.5 million from the Baltimore Police … Continue reading

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8,000 Summer Jobs Available Through Baltimore YouthWorks Program

YouthWorks provides Baltimore’s youth an opportunity to work during the summer season. On Monday, Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announced the launch of YouthWorks, a five-week program that provides summer jobs to young people between the ages of 14 and 21. … Continue reading

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