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Baltimore City Styrofoam Ban Put On Hold

Baltimore’s city council backed off on a ban of styrofoam products used by restaurants and carryouts.

06/18/2013

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Md. City Lowers Voting Age For Its Elections To 16

A small Maryland city just outside the Washington, D.C., city limits has voted to lower the voting age for city elections to 16.

05/15/2013

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Ireton Re-Elected Mayor In Salisbury

Jim Ireton has been elected to a second term as mayor of Salisbury.

04/02/2013

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New Zoning Proposal Could Put More Than 100 City Liquor Stores Out Of Business

Do more liquor stores mean more violence? Some city officials say yes. Now they’re considering a controversial new zoning proposal that could put more than 100 stores out of business.

01/10/2013

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Statue Of First Black Baltimore Mayor Planned

An 8-foot-tall bronze statue of Baltimore’s first black mayor will be placed at the Inner Harbor.

11/22/2012

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Baltimore Council Passes Mayor’s $2.3B Budget

The Baltimore City Council has passed the mayor’s $2.3 billion budget plan, rejecting millions of dollars in budget cuts that it had endorsed earlier in the week.

06/22/2012

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Baltimore City Council President’s Proposal To Restore Funding Cuts Fails

The Baltimore City Council votes on a plan to restore some of the funding cuts proposed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

06/21/2012

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Baltimore City Council Won’t Vote On Proposed Bottle Tax Hike Until Next Week

In a significant move, Baltimore’s bottle tax is no longer stopped up in a City Council committee. It’s now going to the full council.

06/11/2012

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Supporters Push To Bring Bottle Tax Hike To Vote In Baltimore City Council

Buying a soft drink or bottle of water in Baltimore could get more expensive. WJZ has learned the bottle tax is moving forward despite concerns it was stalled in a council committee.

06/10/2012

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Salisbury Not Contributing To July 4 Fireworks

Fireworks will return to skies over Salisbury this July Fourth, but the display isn’t getting any funding from the city council.

05/30/2012

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Events At Annapolis City Dock May Need Council OK

After hearing complaints from some downtown business owners, Annapolis officials plan to consider requiring council approval for special events at City Dock.

04/05/2012

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City Council Panel Approves Property Tax Cut Plan

A Baltimore City Council committee has approved Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s proposed property tax cut that would mostly be paid for with slots revenue.

03/29/2012

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