City homeowners and businesses will see a spike in their water bills to the tune of 15 percent. City leaders say they need to repair the aging pipes and water mains.
Waging war against obesity. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, and more than a dozen mayors across the country, are making a push to stop food stamps from being used to purchase sugary drinks and snacks.
The nation’s mayors are expected to ask Congress to push anew for stronger background checks for gun buyers.
Baltimore will lose hundreds of millions of dollars if changes aren’t made to how the city raises and spends money. New analysis paints a dire picture of the city’s bottom line.
The mayor’s proposal to increase the bottle tax to pay for school construction had tempers flaring at the city council Monday night.
Tensions continue to build between the Occupy Baltimore protesters and the city.
Baltimore budget 2012. Emergency leaders met with the mayor to hash out who’s getting what. Some say they need more money, and without it, taxpayers will suffer.