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Bernard C. Young

Pugh pledges to restructure Baltimore housing, economic development agencies

Pugh pledges to restructure Baltimore housing, economic development agencies

Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announced plans Wednesday to reorganize Baltimore's housing and economic development agencies and reiterated her intention to fire the housing commissioner.

The new mayor said she wants to broaden the role of the Baltimore Development Corp. and split the housing agency into two departments. She said both actions are aimed at directing investment to all corners of the city.

"We are reviewing how we will operate economically," Pugh said. "Who is going to be responsible for bringing manufacturing back to the city? … Who is going to be responsible for making sure economic development goes on in every part of our city? What do we need to...

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