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Officials call for hearing on Baltimore accountability agency
Officials call for hearing on Baltimore accountability agency

Several elected officials are calling for closer scrutiny of CitiStat, the data-driven city agency that has been faltering in its mission to monitor the performance of the government's work. "I'm concerned," said City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, who has begun the process of convening a hearing on CitiStat later this month. She wanted to know why groups focused on domestic violence and gun crimes have not gathered to review data since October, and that CitiStat canceled many of those meetings in 2014. "The CitiStat process has worked well. But it needs to be consistent to have impact," she said. State Sen. Bill Ferguson of Baltimore said he was also...

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