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Mayor-elect Catherine Pugh announces transition team, vision for Baltimore neighborhoods

Mayor-elect Catherine Pugh announces transition team, vision for Baltimore neighborhoods

Baltimore Mayor-elect Catherine E. Pugh announced a transition team Wednesday that she said would help her refocus the city's housing policy on community development and the Police Department on fostering mutual respect and collaboration with residents.

She said she will pursue an economic development strategy that will duplicate Hampden's success in Pigtown and establish mass transit lines that will connect residents to jobs.

"Baltimore is a city of great opportunities," said Pugh, 66, the third consecutive woman elected to the job. "I am really focused on building communities and making people feel safe in their neighborhoods and great about their...

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