Maryland Matters: Former Baltimore Mayors oppose proposed City government reforms

Former Democratic mayors slammed proposals to reduce the size of the city’s Board of Estimates and introduce a city administrator.
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Baltimore’s former mayors share advice, discuss personal challenges

Former mayors
The mayors discussed their experiences and lessons learned while holding Baltimore’s top elected office and addressed such topics as running an urban city of more than 600,000 residents and reflections on current challenges facing big city mayors and how it differs from their tenure in office.
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Baltimore Sun: Former Baltimore mayors oppose government restructuring proposals introduced by the likely next mayor

Former mayors Kurt Schmoke, Martin O’Malley, Sheila Dixon and Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined the Greater Baltimore Committee for a virtual panel to discuss what they learned during their tenures.
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BBJ: Former Baltimore mayors bemoan city having ‘more will than wallet’

The event focused on reflections of former mayors Dixon, Schmoke, Martin O'Malley and Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as the city prepares to change leadership. 
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GBC Newsmaker Speaker Series: Reflections of a Mayor

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for a fascinating and engaging discussion with four former mayors of Baltimore City! Former Mayors Kurt L. Schmoke (1987-1999), Martin O’Malley (1999- 2007), Sheila Dixon (2007-2010) and Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (2010-2016) will talk about their experiences and lessons learned while holding Baltimore’s top elected office. The...
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‘In Their Words’ Election Series

In Their Words
In this weekly series, we are sharing candidate positions with you "in their words."
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Don Fry Commentary in The Daily Record: Mayoral candidates weigh in on fighting crime

Baltimore City Hall
While COVID-19 dominates the attention of many these days, there is a pivotal and transformative primary election coming up in Baltimore City on June 2.
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Don Fry Commentary in The Baltimore Sun: This is what we need from the next mayor

Baltimore City Hall
While the Greater Baltimore Committee does not endorse or financially support candidates for public office, we strongly believe that there are certain qualities that the next Mayor of Baltimore must possess to effectively lead the City in the midst of these uncertain times and unprecedented challenges.
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GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Mayoral Debate

The Mayoral candidates were asked questions about Baltimore in the five years since the death of Freddie Gray, why someone should invest in the city, the budget and how to improve the sense of lawlessness without mass incarcerations.
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Baltimore Sun: Baltimore mayoral candidates zero in on violent crime during debate in race’s closing days

Mayoral Debate screenshot (Baltimore Sun)
In a forum hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee and WBAL-AM, the six leading Democratic candidates either sought to distance themselves from the violent status quo or pointed to work they've done while in office to address the problem.
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