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Young begins campaign to override Rawlings-Blake's veto of 'Youth Fund'

Young begins campaign to override Rawlings-Blake's veto of 'Youth Fund'

Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young began a public campaign Wednesday to over-ride Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's veto of legislation he proposed to create a multi-million fund for youth programs.

In a statement sent to Baltimore residents, Young encouraged citizens to pressure their council members to stand with Young.

"In less than two weeks, the City Council will make history," the letter states. "For the first time in 34 years, members will vote on whether to override a mayoral veto that threatens millions of dollars intended to improve the lives of our most vulnerable children."

Criticizing the legislation as...

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