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Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts

Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts

A daily diary, chocolate rainbow cake and a gift basket with skin care products were just some of the $1,300 in gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake claimed on her 2013 ethics forms, according to a review of the filings.

The most expensive of the 31 gifts the mayor reported was a $150 umbrella from city Comptroller Joan M. Pratt. As for other gifts from fellow elected officials, Rawlings-Blake reported a $20 bottle of alcohol from Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young.

This is the first year city disclosure forms are available online for public review. The forms provide details on loans, family income sources, gifts and business relationships for 1,900 government...