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Edward L. Reisinger III

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  • City Council committee nixes tax breaks for urban farmers

    City Council committee nixes tax breaks for urban farmers
    A City Council committee on Tuesday killed a bill to grant tax breaks to urban farmers after the mayor's office said it would set a bad precedent. The opposition by the administration of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake outraged Councilwoman Mary Pat...
  • Stokes: Committee has votes to kill bottle tax

    Three members of a key City Council committee say they oppose Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposal to more than double the city's bottle tax — enough to kill the bill. That has angered supporters of the bill, who accuse Councilman Carl Stokes,...
  • Weathering the storms with Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

    Weathering the storms with Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
    The first snowflakes whirled down less than 48 hours after Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was sworn in as Baltimore's mayor. Before a week had passed, two blizzards had walloped the city, dropping nearly 4 feet of snow. Once a reticent legislator, Rawlings-...
  • Mayor to unveil new City Council map

    For months now, members of the Baltimore City Council have been telling Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake what they'd like to see when she draws new boundaries for their districts. Staffers say the redistricting plan she is scheduled to unveil Monday...
  • City Hall resignations spark concern

    City Hall resignations spark concern
    With a half-dozen key resignations at Baltimore City Hall, some political observers say they're concerned about the recent loss of institutional knowledge in Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration. Since the fall, the city's budget director,...
  • City Council members switching up taxpayer-funded vehicles

    City Council members switching up taxpayer-funded vehicles
    It takes a lot of cars and trucks to run a town like Baltimore, and the city government boasts a fleet consisting of more than 3,600 vehicles, many sporting the familiar black-and-yellow municipal seal. A spreadsheet containing the data is available...
  • Baltimore City ethics disclosures show disparity in reporting gifts

    Baltimore City ethics disclosures show disparity in reporting gifts
    While many governments are moving toward posting ethics disclosure forms, residents of Baltimore still have to travel to City Hall and to a sixth-floor office to see the documents. To save you a trip, we're posting those forms from Mayor Stephanie...
  • Mayor: Young's budget changes are 'irresponsible'

    MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakedismissed Thursday a package of budget changes proposed by Council PresidentBernard C. "Jack" Young, saying most of his proposals are "unadvisable, unworkable and irresponsible." "I cannot support them, and I encourage the...
  • Bottle tax hike could move forward Monday

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposed increase to the city's tax on bottle beverages is expected to move forward Monday after being corked up for months by a City Council committee. Council members, led by Council Vice President Edward Reisinger,...
  • Rawlings-Blake challenged by council, comptroller

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came under fire on two fronts Monday as the City Council sliced $6 million from her proposed budget and the city comptroller renewed allegations that the mayor's staff improperly purchased more than $650,000 in...
  • Rawlings-Blake readies for battle over proposal to raise bottle tax

    Rawlings-Blake readies for battle over proposal to raise bottle tax
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration is gearing up for a tough fight over her plan to raise Baltimore's bottle tax to pay for repairs to dilapidated city schools. A bill to increase the 2-cent tax to 5 cents – and devote all bottle-tax...
  • City Council president says he'll pay back Ray Lewis for tickets to private skybox

    City Council president says he'll pay back Ray Lewis for tickets to private skybox
    City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young promised Wednesday to pay Ray Lewis for tickets to the Ravens linebacker's private skybox at Sunday's sold-out playoff game, saying he wanted to follow an ethics law the City Council approved just four months...