Tag: Jack Young

City’s Youth, Community Leaders to March Through West Baltimore in Support of $12M Youth Fund

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A sign for the Penn North Kids Safe Zone. Image via ABC2.

Baltimore’s youth are taking it upon themselves to make themselves heard tonight.

Council Prez Jack Young Criticizes Cops Earning City Dollars While Living in Counties: ‘They’re Raping the City’

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A committee of city lawmakers today advanced a bill that would award $2,500 in tax credits to Baltimore police officers who opt to live inside the city limits. While that step was newsworthy on its own, Council President Jack Young’s choice of words added an extra twist to the story.

City Schools, Council President Identify $40 Million Combined to Further Reduce Budget Gap

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Money would come from cuts within City Schools and, potentially, police overtime funds.

Baltimore City Public Schools leaders say they have found another $30 million to cut into the remaining $70 million budget gap for next school year, and the head of the Baltimore City Council says he may know of another $10 million that the city could redirect to schools.

City Council Gives Final Approval for Port Covington Financing Deal

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Rendering courtesy Sagamore Development.

The Baltimore City Council voted on Monday to night to give final approval for $660 million in public financing for the Under Armour-backed Port Covington development project.

City Council Prez “Fed Up with Lawlessness in Baltimore City”

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Photo by Lotfy Nathan
Photo by Lotfy Nathan, from 12 O’Clock Boys

Dirt bikers continue to ride on the streets of Baltimore, despite the city’s efforts to stop them, and it’s got City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young desperate for a solution.