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Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Time for CitiStat-Stat
Time for CitiStat-Stat

Perhaps Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake ascribes to the theory that if you want to get a job done, you should ask a busy person. The man she hired to revamp Baltimore's vaunted CitiStat program, as it turns out, is awfully busy. In addition to his cabinet-level position in city government, Mark H. Grimes has a substantial private law practice, is teaching a class at Baltimore City Community College and grades bar exams. But whether he's getting his $124,000-a-year job done is an open question. The Sun's Doug Donovan and Mark Puente have documented, with CitiStat-like precision, the extent to which an agency designed to hold municipal departments accountable for meeting...