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2015 loser: The Baltimore delegation

They couldn’t get Hogan to spend the $11 million lawmakers set aside for city schools. They received no heads-up on his plan to close the city jail. They couldn’t persuade him to move forward with the Red Line, a transportation project they’d spent a decade planning. And they couldn’t make him pay any political price for it whatsoever. There’s likely to be a big push for legislation to help Baltimore recover from the riots when the General Assembly returns in the new year, but with a lame-duck mayor and a delegation whose influence appears to be on the wane, it might not amount to much.

Algerina Perna / Baltimore Sun
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