UB Law to host panel on gun control

The University of Baltimore Law Review will tackle a topical question at its fall symposium later this month.

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/10/20/ub-law-gun-control-symposium/

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Senate GOP backs budget, clears way for tax overhaul

WASHINGTON — Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump’s sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they’ve muscled through the Senate to lay the groundwork for the first tax overhaul in three decades. The GOP on Thursday narrowly backed the budget plan, a prerequisite to …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/10/20/senate-gop-backs-budget-clears-way-for-tax-overhaul/

Jenny Curran | Hamilton Relay

Jenny Curran has been named captioned telephone outreach coordinator for Maryland with Hamilton Relay. Curran will travel throughout the state to educate people in residential, commercial, instructional and public sectors about Maryland Relay’s captioned telephone service, which is designed for individuals who have difficulty hearing over the phone, allowing them to listen to the speaker …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/10/19/jenny-curran-hamilton-relay/

Let’s get our citizenship back

People all over country like to talk about Baltimore. They think they know what this city is all about: crime, drugs, poverty, racial animus, corruption, a meaningless existence wasted by gunfire. But they don’t live here. We do. And we know that their dismissal of Baltimore is not right. We know what they leave out …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/10/19/renita-seabrook-column-baltimore/

Maryland, Baltimore launch North Avenue transit overhaul

The Maryland Transit Administration is set to begin the design phase of a $27.3 million overhaul of the transportation system along North Avenue. The project, dubbed North Avenue Rising, will include the creation of bus/bike-only lanes, signal priority systems for buses that shorten red lights and hold green lights and incorporate the city’s bike sharing …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/10/19/maryland-baltimore-launch-north-avenue-transit-overhaul/

Dispute between Hale, Baltimore could cost taxpayers

A legal dispute over the use of billboards at a Baltimore arena is heading to the state’s second-highest court, with taxpayers potentially on the hook for over $3 million. The Baltimore Sun reports a judge ruled in favor of businessman Edwin F. Hale Sr., saying the city had no right to commandeer billboards that Hale …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/10/19/royal-farms-arena-ed-hale-billboards/