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Carl Stokes

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  • New high-paying jobs in city's DOT questioned

    New high-paying jobs in city's DOT questioned
    The city's Department of Transportation disclosed this week they've reorganized the agency, creating five new positions that pay $100,000 or more for upper management. The moves were questioned by some City Council members who say they were not...
  • City councilman leans toward further review of shopping center

    City councilman leans toward further review of shopping center
    City Councilman Carl Stokes sounded all but certain Monday that he would ask the Planning Commission on Nov. 21 to return the planned 25th Street Station shopping center project back to the council for further review. The Planning Commission would...
  • Key councilman says speed cameras should stay off during probe

    Key councilman says speed cameras should stay off during probe
    The chairman of the City Council committee that is investigating a confidential audit of Baltimore's speed camera program says the devices should remain offline until he finishes the "thorough" probe. "We're going to conduct a very thorough...
  • City takes step toward new speed camera program

    City takes step toward new speed camera program
    The Rawlings-Blake administration took a step Wednesday toward launching a new speed camera system as officials hired a consultant to assess up to 50 possible sites — over the objections of the City Council president. The Board of Estimates, which...
  • Mayor seeks new taxi tax compromise as revenues lag

    Mayor seeks new taxi tax compromise as revenues lag
    Changes proposed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for Baltimore's controversial and so-far unsuccessful taxi tax drew mixed reviews from city taxi and livery firms. The proposed amendments to the tax, to be introduced before the City Council today,...
  • Council seeks hundreds of pages of city speed camera documents

    Council seeks hundreds of pages of city speed camera documents
    A City Council committee investigating a confidential audit of Baltimore's speed camera program on Monday delivered a letter to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake seeking 31 batches of documents involving nearly all aspects of the once-lucrative program....
  • Mayor creates post to oversee hundreds of millions of grant dollars

    Mayor creates post to oversee hundreds of millions of grant dollars
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to create a post in her administration to oversee hundreds of millions of dollars in grant money after the city's finance director found that agencies can't account for as much as $40 million. The city received...
  • Harris Jones, Malone made $285,000 lobbying city in 2013

    Harris Jones, Malone made $285,000 lobbying city in 2013
    The power couple of Lisa Harris Jones and Sean Malone once again topped lobbying totals in Baltimore last year, bringing in $285,000 for their work in the city — nearly double what businesses paid them a year before. Lobbying forms reviewed by The...
  • Harbor Point, city reach deals on parks, traffic

    Harbor Point, city reach deals on parks, traffic
    The developer of the Harbor Point project will pay the city $400,000 in fees stemming from increased traffic under an agreement approved Wednesday by Baltimore's spending board. Under a second agreement, the city will accept responsibility for...
  • NAACP: Baltimore gun violence affects 'every day people' too

    NAACP: Baltimore gun violence affects 'every day people' too
    Baltimore's NAACP president said the city's gun violence affects a wide range of residents, even if the victims themselves tend to be involved in the drug trade.  On Monday, Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said gun violence was "localized" and "not...
  • City to make lump-sum payments to property owners whose bills have soared after mistakes

    City to make lump-sum payments to property owners whose bills have soared after mistakes
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Monday that the city will make lump-sum payments to owners of historic properties whose tax bills in coming years will be higher than what government officials told them to expect. The checks — which will...
  • Council considering key change to taxi tax rather than delay

    Council considering key change to taxi tax rather than delay
    Members of the City Council are considering amending Baltimore's controversial new taxi tax, switching collection from the current per-passenger structure to a per-trip basis. "Some of us think it might be more efficient and effective to do per trip,"...