Politics & Business

Mayor Pugh, Council Vice Prez Middleton Re-Launching Baltimore City Women’s Commission

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Baltimore’s mayor and council vice president are seeking 19 women to join a commission being reinstated to advance the female cause.

Both of Baltimore’s Amazon HQ2 Bids Eliminated from Contention

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An Amazon Go retail location in Seattle. Photo by SounderBruce, via Wikimedia Commons.

For better or worse, Baltimore won’t be home to Amazon’s second North American headquarters.

Maryland Lawmakers Override Gov. Hogan’s Veto to Enact Paid Sick Leave Law

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Photo via Sen. Bill Ferguson/Instagram

Thirty Maryland senators today overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s 2017 veto of a sick-leave bill, requiring employers across Maryland to give hundreds of thousands of workers paid time off for medical reasons.

Hogan Will Have Md. Join Coalition of States Supporting Paris Climate Accord

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Photo by Alfred Palmer, via Library of Congress

More than a half-year after Gov. Larry Hogan declined to join other governors in supporting an international pact to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, he’s reversed course.

Poll: Hogan Holds Advantage in Matchups with Democratic Front-runners

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Gov. Larry Hogan nearly holds a 10-point lead in potential matchups with the top three Democrats looking to unseat him in November, according to a new poll released by Gonzales Research & Media Services.

Mayor Pugh Taps Davon Fleming, Baltimore’s Darling on ‘The Voice,’ for $65K City Consulting Job

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Davon Fleming and Mayor Pugh. Image via YouTube/Mayor Catherine Pugh.

Davon Fleming has gone from soulfully belting his way to TV stardom to working for the city, though this isn’t any odd job.

Hundreds Pack School Board Meeting to Air Grievances Over Broken Heating, Facilities

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A crowd packs into an overflow room to watch the Baltimore City School Board meeting on Jan. 9. Photo by Ethan McLeod.

Baltimore City school board Chair Cheryl Casciani promised a tense crowd at North Avenue on Tuesday night that the school board meeting would proceed as a “normal business meeting.” It was anything but that.

Poll: Rushern Baker Leads Democratic Field For Governor in ‘Wide-Open’ Race

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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker leads the Democratic field looking to challenge Gov. Larry Hogan in November, according to a new poll released by Gonzales Research & Media Services.

Hogan Proposes Two-Term Limits for Md. General Assembly

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Still via Gov. Larry Hogan/Facebook

Gov. Larry Hogan says he’s going after the “professional politician” in the State House.