Though reports of domestic violence have been on a downward trend in Maryland, experts say many cases go unreported with the abuse continuing.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will officiate a mass wedding for same-sex couples during the Baltimore Pride Festival next month.
The Baltimore City Council has given a preliminary approval to a bill that would require local hiring for contractors.
Murder too close to home. The cousin of Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is shot and killed during a home invasion robbery.
After word the CEO of Baltimore City schools is resigning, the mayor is criticizing the search for his replacement.
Baltimore city employees will contribute to their pension plans under a reform bill proposed by the mayor.
Cashing in on a Super Bowl bet. Two mayors from opposite sides of the country got together for a day of service and blue crabs.
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.
The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development says automatic federal spending cuts caused by the sequestration imposed by Congress will have a negative impact on workforce development services.
Last year the mayor issued an executive order requiring businesses signing deals with the city worth over $50,000 to contact the city about hiring city workers. Now, as an offshoot to that initiative, the city is expanding the service to any business in town.
Tough tradeoffs. That’s what Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says it will take to pull Baltimore City out of a dire financial situation.