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Unlikely allies, rising criticism and other takeaways from Baltimore’s conduit dust-up

February 17, 2023

Dust is still settling in City Hall following a remarkable showdown Wednesday, in which disagreements over Mayor Brandon Scott’s controversial deal with Baltimore Gas & Electric exposed fault lines among some of the city’s top political players. The deal with BGE has fueled heated exchanges between the first-term Democrat and other elected officials in recent weeks. But the tenor of disagreement reached a new level Wednesday, when the administration forced the contract through the city’s spending board despite a boycott by City Council President Nick Mosby and Comptroller Bill Henry. Mosby and Henry insist the vote taken in their absence was illegitimate.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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