Last Link Roundup of 2012!

A recap of all the newsworthy links in 2012. January Early in 2012, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was grilled by the MD Legislature about the status of the city’s lead paint judgements.  The city was refusing to pay, saying the judgement would bankrupt the city — a shame they didn’t think about that before allowing children […]

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NY AG to Wells Fargo — You’re violating the terms of the mortgage settlement agreement.  (Surprise, surprise, Wells Fargo is up to its shady business again….) Also from DSNews, the feds have decided to go after companies for their mortgage advertising tactics, particularly the way they target seniors and veterans.  Add your thoughts to this […]

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New Chief of Administration at Baltimore Housing: The Daily Record reports that Margaret (Peggy) Webster has joined Baltimore Housing as chief of administration for project finance.  Hopefully she will be a strong voice in favor of paying the City’s lead paint settlements. Why is the city a mess?  It’s not a lack of money or […]

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Lots of lawsuit links this week! A Federal judge has given the go-ahead for a couple of lawsuits against Wells Fargo, including Baltimore City’s.  As you may recall, Baltimore City had a hard time getting its act together, and their initial lawsuit was dismissed by Judge Motz.  Then another one was denied.I would say maybe […]

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We haven’t done one of these in a while, seems like a good time. In the Baltimore City Paper, Ed Ericsson writes a story on “demolition by neglect” in Fells Point.  Will the City ever learn its lesson and stop selling off City-owned property to irresponsible developers?  This story doesn’t give us much hope, especially […]

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