Tara Stout was addressing the Annapolis City Council again, trying to jump-start an affordable housing project called The Willows. Why, she asked, was her project stuck in planning limbo when one tied to the mayor zipped through the city’s famously creaky approval process? When her three minutes were up, a gentle buzzer went off and Mayor Gavin Buckley cut her off. She asked for more time, saying she’d given away precious seconds to chide the mayor for listening to an aide instead of her. Buckley said no.
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