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Joseph T. Landers, III

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  • In the background of Baltimore mayor's race: Sheila Dixon

    In the background of Baltimore mayor's race: Sheila Dixon
    When City Councilman Carl Stokes was considering whether to pull out of the mayor's race, he sought the guidance of family members, supporters — and Sheila Dixon. Stokes, who announced on filing day last week that he was dropping out of the...
  • Jody Landers receives endorsement from Blue Man

    Jody Landers receives endorsement from Blue Man
    I was all ready this weekend to pull together a diatribe complaining about just how tepid the marketing for the mayoral election has been. But then I saw the above photo. With the exception of Otis Rolley's polished branding campaign, everyone else in...
  • Rawlings-Blake to propose 9% property tax cut for homeowners

    Rawlings-Blake to propose 9% property tax cut for homeowners
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will unveil plans Wednesday to direct nearly all of the revenue from Baltimore's long-delayed slots casino to reducing property taxes for city residents who own their homes, a spokesman said. Rawlings-Blake, who faces...
  • Tax credit for homeowners means big break for some, nothing for thousands

    Tax credit for homeowners means big break for some, nothing for thousands
    Jeff Burdick and his next-door neighbors have nearly identical two-story rowhouses, on the same block of East Clement Street with the same public schools and the same city trash pickup. But one striking difference is the $5,300 he pays in yearly...
  • Rawlings-Blake property tax cut: A good start but not the final word on tax reform

    Rawlings-Blake property tax cut: A good start but not the final word on tax reform
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposal to cut 20 cents off of Baltimore's property tax rate for owner-occupied homes by 2020 is a good idea for what to do with the city's projected revenue from slot machine gambling. Whether it is sufficient to spark a...
  • Deep cut or small slices?

    Penn Wilbert and his wife, Amanda Ferchak, have lived in Southeast Baltimore for six years — riding bikes to the grocery store, playing kickball at Patterson Park and meeting friends for drinks at bars inCanton. But last month, when the young...
  • Mayoral candidates say little about crime during campaign

    Mayoral candidates say little about crime during campaign
    Ella Bailey and her two grandsons hurried down a strip mall sidewalk on a recent sultry summer morning, sipping bottles of pineapple soda. The three passed by a dark swirl on the sidewalk, a bloody reminder that a delivery man was fatally shot at this...
  • Candidates would spend more on schools

    Candidates would spend more on schools
    Taikira White chose City College for its nationally renowned choir, but her quests to find a fully functional bathroom in the school could make her a track star by the time she graduates. Last school year, she found herself running up and down the...
  • Rawlings-Blake joins challengers for first time

    Rawlings-Blake joins challengers for first time
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake shared a stage with the other candidates for mayor for the first time Thursday night as she made her initial appearance at a campaign forum. While the other candidates have discussed schools, crime and economic...
  • Candidates — minus Rawlings-Blake — debate issues in Northwest

    Five candidates hoping to be Baltimore's next mayor tackled questions on housing, trash pickup and a dirt bike park at a Saturday morning forum at Baltimore City Community College — and criticized Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for missing the...
  • Rolley: Rawlings-Blake lacks real crime plan

    Mayoral challenger Otis Rolley visited the block where a 91-year-old woman was stabbed to death this week to charge that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake lacks a "real plan" to reduce crime. "Instead of providing leadership or proposing a real plan to make...
  • Mayoral candidates seek to reverse long slide in city jobs

    Mayoral candidates seek to reverse long slide in city jobs
    Charleta Jones isn't looking for just one job. She's looking for two: something full time and something on the side, to help repair the financial damage she suffered after losing her job last year as a paratransit driver. "I've been out of work for...