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City Council begins work on Port Covington tax deal

City Council begins work on Port Covington tax deal

The Baltimore City Council began work Tuesday on potential changes to the proposed tax deal for Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank's waterfront Port Covington development.

In front of about 200 people gathered at the War Memorial Building in Baltimore, the council's economic development committee began addressing several concerns that have been raised about the $5.5 billion project, and the $660 million tax-increment-financing deal that Plank is seeking from the city.

Officials and advocates have raised questions about the project's impact on school funding, whether it would pay workers a living wage, and the amount of affordable housing planned.

"We're going to take up a...

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