Posts filed under ‘Elections 2011’

1-23-12: Lead Paint Poisoning Judgment Overturned

A Maryland Court of Special Appeals ruling just tossed a $2.6 million judgment against the Housing Authority of Baltimore City. It was one of several outstanding judgments in cases where children had been poisoned by lead paint in public housing. The ruling leaves several questions unanswered. Sheilah walks through them with University of Maryland law professor Brenda Blom and attorney Saul Kerpelman.

Continue Reading January 23, 2012 at 8:10 am 1 comment

11-23-11: New Faces on the Baltimore City Council

Baltimore City, meet your new councilmen: Brandon Scott of District 2, and Nick Mosby of District 7.

Continue Reading November 23, 2011 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

10-28-11: Baltimore Election 2011 — Mayor

Early voting in Baltimore’s general election starts today. We’ll meet Republican mayoral candidate Alfred Griffin.

Continue Reading October 28, 2011 at 8:15 am Leave a comment

10-21-11: Baltimore Election 2011 — City Council President

Sheilah talks to Baltimore City Council President candidate Lorenzo Gaztañaga (Libertarian).

Continue Reading October 21, 2011 at 8:15 am 1 comment

10-14-11: Baltimore Election 2011 — District 3

Sheilah talks to two candidates for Baltimore City Council, District 3: Bill Barry of the Green Party, and Republican Gary Collins.

Continue Reading October 14, 2011 at 8:15 am Leave a comment

9-7-11: Baltimore Election 2011–The Red Line

The Federal Transit Administration has given the go-ahead for Baltimore’s proposed Red Line addition to the light rail system to begin the preliminary engineering phase. What effect could Baltimore’s next mayor have on when we’ll be able to get on board–literally?

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9-2-11: Baltimore Elections 2011–Property Taxes

How the issue of property taxes is playing out in the Mayoral election.

Continue Reading September 2, 2011 at 8:19 am Leave a comment

8-31-11: Meet the Candidates

Sheilah gets some analysis of last night’s Baltimore City mayoral candidates’ forum from Baltimore Sun City Hall reporter Julie Scharper.

Continue Reading August 31, 2011 at 8:15 am Leave a comment

8-26-11: Baltimore Elections 2011 — Lead Poisoning Settlements

Nathan Sterner talks to Baltimore Sun reporter Scott Calvert, who has reported extensively on the nearly $12 million in court judgments that the Housing Authority of Baltimore City has not yet paid to Baltimoreans who claim they got lead poisoning from the city’s public housing.

Continue Reading August 26, 2011 at 8:05 am 3 comments

Reminder: Voter Registration Deadline

Tomorrow is the deadline to register to vote, or to change party affiliation, in time to vote in the Baltimore City primary.

Continue Reading August 22, 2011 at 8:30 am Leave a comment

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