| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has hired a new director of recreation and parks, choosing an experienced manager who has headed similar agencies in three cities.
Ernest W. Burkeen Jr., 64, who previously ran recreation and parks departments in Miami,...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 7:45 AM
If you're in a business that seeks to influence government policies in Baltimore, chances are you've hired the lobbying firm of Harris Jones & Malone.
Various companies have on file with the city ethics board a total of 56 forms stating that they are...
| May 4, 2012
| 6:10 PM
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,...
| May 7, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Maryland Labor Secretary Alexander M. Sanchez is leaving his state post to take over as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's chief of staff.
Sanchez will be her third chief of staff in so many years and will succeed Peter O'Malley, brother to Gov. Martin O'...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has once again looked outside Baltimore government for a chief of staff, tapping Maryland Labor Secretary Alexander M. Sanchez for the position.
"I want to build on the strength of her vision," Sanchez, 43, said in an...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's guests in the city's private skybox at Ravens games this past season included a small circle of city employees, prominent business leaders, donors to her campaign, and several family members, documents show.
| Feb 10, 2012
A government watchdog group said Thursday that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has politicized invitations to her office's Ravens skybox, and urged her to include more working-class residents.
"The mayor has made the choice to turn this into a political...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Brian C. Rogers, chairman of the Baltimore-based money management giant T. Rowe Price, works in the corporate office high-rise towering over an Inner Harbor park. And for weeks, the company overlooked a group of protesters beating drums, pitching tents...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Peter O'Malley, who has served as chief of staff to Baltimore's mayor for less than a year, is leaving City Hall to join a private law firm.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced O'Malley's departure and several other Cabinet-level staff changes in...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 5:51 PM
Baltimore officials are bracing for the potential of another round of deep budget cuts as they draw up early spending plans with an eye toward addressing a "significant" shortfall next year.
City agency heads said they were instructed to pare 5 percent...
| May 3, 2012
| 6:44 PM
Top City Hall official Sheryl Goldstein, who served as a liaison between the mayor's office and the Baltimore Police Department, plans to resign next month — a decision she made public hours after Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III...
| Feb 3, 2010
| 12:20 AM
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's swearing-in will be less ice-sculpture-bedecked "Jewels of Baltimore" and more LBJ on Air Force One. A stricken-looking Sheila Dixon might stand by in a pink suit, if only she were invited.
Dixon shouldn't feel slighted....