Redistricting Changes Baltimore’s Political Landscape

The Baltimore City Council swiftly approved Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s redistricting map during the March 28 city council meeting, despite nays from Jim Kraft, D-1,...

Druid Park Electricity Victim’s Family Faces Commission

Flanked by her husband, Anthony “Bubba” Green, Nancy Green sat behind a long, narrow table before several members of the Maryland Public Service Commission,...

Non-Profit Tech CEO Changes Economic Reality of Area Residents

At first glance, Lance Lucas does not quite fit the bill of the head of a technology firm. Neither does he resemble the typical...

Push to get Tubman Statue in the U.S. Capitol in Jeopardy

A heavily amended bill to place a statue of Harriet Tubman in the Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol was passed unanimously on March...

Conaway Fights Questions about Residency

Leaked documents that reveal Councilwoman Belinda Conaway, D-7, owns a home in Randallstown have many questioning whether she lives in Baltimore City. Under city charter...

Minority Business Bill Changes MBE Structure

State lawmakers might repeal a rule that ensures Black and woman-owned businesses are awarded a set percentage of state contracts. The bill – which...

Feds Foil Md. Redistricting Plan to Count Inmates by Former Home

WASHINGTON — A federal roadblock has stopped Maryland short of counting all prison inmates at their pre-incarceration addresses in order to draw political boundaries. An...

City Behind on Projections for Taxes, Fees

City budget analysts say the tax hikes, fee increases and other revenue enhancement measures adopted last year to fill the city’s multi-million budget gap...

Gay Marriage and Maryland’s ‘Schizophrenic Nature’

A couple of weeks ago Baltimore City Del. Keiffer Mitchell openly wept on the floor of the House while the Maryland Gay Marriage Bill...

Baltimore Responses to Health Care Reform

Click Here to Read the Introduction Click Here to View Responses from Washington D.C. Residents. Click Here to View Responses from Prince George's County Residents. William Stewart,...

Abolished Colonial Law Sets Many Homeowners Free

For more than 100 years, collecting ground rent on leased land had been the right of ground leaseholders or landlords in Baltimore City. During...

‘Amplify’ Focuses and Informs Baltimore in Second Panel Discussion

Last weekend, a small but fervent crowd came out for the second quarter of Amplify Baltimore, a series of community conversations that relay important...