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State Center contract cancellation is 'political posturing at its worst'

State Center contract cancellation is 'political posturing at its worst'

The verdict of Wednesday's Board of Public Works meeting to cancel State Center contracts, which eliminated thousands of jobs meant to build and run the redeveloped complex, is more than just a disappointing outcome. It is an example of political posturing at its worst.

By attempting to invalidate the occupancy and ground leases for the redevelopment, the governor is turning his back on the City of Baltimore, thousands of state employees mired in deplorable working conditions and thousands of Marylanders looking for work, who are now cut off from the jobs the project would have created. The governor says he is "fully committed to redeveloping State Center," but he...

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