The mayor’s vision for improving Baltimore goes to the test at City Hall. Monday is the first step in a complete overhaul of the city’s budget.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will propose a $2.4 billion budget Wednesday that includes a new tax on cab rides but increases a property tax credit and includes a 2 percent pay raise for city workers.
Three city fire companies are on the chopping block but some say they could be saved by slashing the mayor’s proposed budget.
With summer just a few months away, Baltimore City’s neighborhood pools are once again in jeopardy. Under the mayor’s new budget, the city stands to lose seven of them.
Baltimore City pools opened for business this past weekend, but more than a dozen are still empty.
If you live, work or just visit Baltimore, big cuts and money raisers in the city’s new budget are likely to impact you.
Baltimore’s Board of Estimates has approved Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s proposed $2.7 billion budget.