State Sen. Catherine E. Pugh has opened up a clear lead over former Mayor Sheila Dixon as the mayor's race enters its final month, according to a new poll for the Baltimore Sun and the University of Baltimore.
Nick J. Mosby recites the details of his life story countless times along the campaign trail: the son of harried single mother, a middle school student adrift in a struggling system and family man who took a chance on a forsaken Baltimore neighborhood.
The top Democrats running for mayor in Baltimore sparred Tuesday over who bears responsibility for the failed policies of the past, putting the front-runners, former Mayor Sheila Dixon and state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh, on the defensive.
On Tuesday, six leading Democrats running for mayor of Baltimore made various claims — mostly true, but some false or exaggerated — during the first televised forum of the campaign sponsored by The Baltimore Sun, WJZ-TV, the University of Baltimore and Baltimore City League of Women Voters.
Not so long ago, luring business — any business — to Baltimore was name of the game for city leaders, who looked to subsidies and lower property taxes to do it. But this year, mayoral candidates are focused on telling voters how they will make business work for them, highlighting support for workforce training, ex-offenders and stronger local hire laws and while taking a sharper look at tax breaks and public financing authorized for real estate projects.
With less than seven weeks to the primary election in the Baltimore mayor's race, leading Democratic candidates say they're planning a large increase in campaign spending — especially on television ads.
On Monday evening, the Maryland Institute College of Art's Falvey Hall filled out to the lobby with well over 500 attendees for the city's first-ever mayoral candidate forum focused on arts and culture.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake delivered her seventh ¿ and final ¿ State of the City address Monday, acknowledging the struggles the city has endured under her tenure, but also emphasizing her successes.
The resident-led advocacy group welcomed more than a hundred West Baltimore residents, including City Councilman Nick Mosby, to FRESH at Avenue, the organization's latest effort to battle food justice issues in one of the city's most infamous food deserts.
Baltimore mayoral candidate and City Councilman Nick J. Mosby released a wide-ranging housing plan Thursday with a strategy for combating lead paint, rapidly rehousing homeless and replacing the housing commissioner.