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'Solutions Summit' action plan represents will of Baltimore residents

'Solutions Summit' action plan represents will of Baltimore residents

Every new year offers a chance for new beginnings. And we have even more reasons than usual to see 2017 as a new beginning for Baltimore.

We have a new mayor who has promised to work with communities to address our city's most pressing problems, including jobs, economic development, public health and safety, and criminal justice reform. We have a new City Council with eight new members — the biggest turnover in the council's history — who have already demonstrated a commitment to new ideas and reform.

Perhaps more importantly, 20 months after the turmoil of the Baltimore uprising, more residents than ever seem to acknowledge the need to make fundamental changes in the way...

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