Sunday op-ed: Proposed budget faces Annapolis’ fiscal challenges head-on

(From yesterday’s Sunday Capital.  You can read it on the website here.) Proposed budget faces Annapolis’ fiscal challenges head-on In 1892 a young salesman named William Wrigley, Jr. was selling baking powder to businesses in Chicago.  As an incentive, he started offering two free packages of chewing gum with each can of baking powder. As [...]

Why Exactly is the City in a Budget Deficit? The Mayor Explains

In his latest video message, the mayor lays out exactly why the city is facing such an extraordinary shortfall that exceeds $9 million. This was the basis of his public budget forum presentations this week. The mayor addressed the need to cut spending, focusing on layoffs and reduced city services. He will propose his budget [...]