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Rawlings-Blake says Hogan's decisions to blame for schools cuts
Rawlings-Blake says Hogan's decisions to blame for schools cuts

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Wednesday defended the city's economic growth strategies that include awarding tax breaks to developers -- and said Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's decisions are largely to blame for a proposed $35 million cut to state aid for city schools. "This is the first time in decades that Baltimore City is outpacing the rest of the state when it comes to economic growth," Rawlings-Blake, a Democrat, told reporters after the city's Board of Estimates meeting. "To me that proves our strategies are working. Baltimore is growing again." With development booming in Baltimore, the city's property wealth grew by more...

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