City Hall reporter for The Baltimore Sun.

Baltimore YouthWorks looks to hire 9,400 young people for summer jobs, needs more funding

Baltimore YouthWorks looks to hire 9,400 young people for summer jobs, needs more funding
baltimoresun.com — Nearly 80 Baltimore businesses will hire one city youth this summer as part of the YouthWorks program, which Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Monday she wants to expand to 9,400 young people.

Sheila Dixon campaign awaits final vote totals in Baltimore mayor's race

Sheila Dixon campaign awaits final vote totals in Baltimore mayor's race
baltimoresun.com — A spokeswoman for Sheila Dixon said Monday the former mayor's campaign is awaiting the vote totals from 10,000 absentee and provisional ballots as questions about last week's primary election continue to surface. The Baltimore Board of Elections is expected to release the results later this week as the additional ballots are counted.

Democratic mayoral nominee Pugh aligned with Rawlings-Blake, activists

Democratic mayoral nominee Pugh aligned with Rawlings-Blake, activists
baltimoresun.com — Catherine E. Pugh says "change is on its way" in Baltimore. The state senator won the Democratic nomination in last week's mayoral primary against a field of candidates who said the city needs a new direction. Yet Pugh's administration might not look that different from outgoing Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake won't seek re-election

Mayor Rawlings-Blake won't seek re-election
baltimoresun.com — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, whose once-bright political future dimmed this spring with the death of Freddie Gray, shocked the city Friday with the announcement that she will not run for re-election next year. The 45-year-old mayor's every move has drawn heightened scrutiny since Gray was fatally injured in police custody in April and the city erupted in flames.

Baltimore gets first 'street newspaper' run by homeless

Baltimore gets first 'street newspaper' run by homeless
articles.baltimoresun.com — Word on the Street advocates, educates on matters of poverty Bonnie Lane stands in front of Baltimore's City Hall, arms crossed, lips pursed, on a mission. Her stance is memorialized in a photo and article on the pages of Word on the Street, the fledgling newspaper she helped launch nearly a year ago.

Several express interest in filling Pugh's Senate seat

Several express interest in filling Pugh's Senate seat
baltimoresun.com — Two state delegates and one former lawmaker said Wednesday they would like to be considered to replace Democratic mayoral nominee Catherine E. Pugh in the Maryland Senate if she is elected in November. Pugh, the winner of Tuesday's primary, has represented the 40th District in the Senate since 2007.

Catherine Pugh reveals early plans for office

Catherine Pugh reveals early plans for office
baltimoresun.com — State Sen. Catherine E. Pugh wants Police Commissioner Kevin Davis and Health Commissioner Leana Wen to join her administration, the Democratic nominee for mayor said Wednesday. Pugh, who won Tuesday's primary election and is expected to sail to victory in November, said she wants to build on outgoing Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration but intends to fire embattled Housing Commissioner Paul Graziano.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake urges reflection a year after Baltimore unrest

Mayor Rawlings-Blake urges reflection a year after Baltimore unrest
baltimoresun.com — Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called on Baltimoreans Wednesday, regardless of "race, religion or social or economic status," to come together to reflect on the city's needs one year after the unrest that followed Freddie Gray's death. She will host a "Day of Reconciliation" event at 4 p.m.

Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake pledges to help Pugh

Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake pledges to help Pugh
baltimoresun.com — Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake pledged Wednesday to help state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh, her likely successor who won the Democratic Party nomination.

In Baltimore Mayor's Race, Sheila Dixon Loses Run for Redemption

governing.com — State Sen. Catherine E. Pugh narrowly defeated former Mayor Sheila Dixon in the crowded Democratic primary for Baltimore mayor -- a race many called the most important in a generation with the city still recovering from the rioting of last April.
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May 03, 2016

RT @JusticePolicy: Race, education, income, poverty: How does Baltimore compare? bit.ly/1ri1szA via @saliqaWBAL, let's make the #RightInvestmentghtInvestment!

May 03, 2016

Sheila Dixon exploring options to possibly challenge Baltimore mayor's race against C. Pugh, @DougDonovan reports fw.to/46BvdmB

May 02, 2016

RT @ReElectCummings: Elijah Cummings calls GOP front-runner Donald Trump "dangerous" fw.to/iNwl1Ka

May 02, 2016

RT @DTBaltEvents: Spring events, a note from our DPOB President, and a welcome to Under Armour's new #Downtown fitness center. https://t.coconta.cc/1rdZQXsh6JQOgHPbO

May 02, 2016

@Kelly4Baltimore can you make sure I am on your mailing list? Ywenger@Baltsun.com

May 02, 2016

RT @Kelly4Baltimore: We will be issuing a statement soon re: voting irregularities in 12th District @lukebroadwater @yvonnewenger @BaltimoreBrew@LisaMcCrayBrew @LisaMcCray

May 02, 2016

"Irregularities" questioned as Sheila Dixon's campaign awaits final vote count in close primary. fw.to/8yYnqaX

May 02, 2016

.@MedStarHealth will give the youth workers breakfast and lunch -- and they hope to hire some permanently.

May 02, 2016

YouthWorks has jobs and financial backing for 7,000 young people to work. They're trying to find work & financial support for 2,400 more.


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