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State agency questions financing for $700M investment in Baltimore

State agency questions financing for $700M investment in Baltimore

Earlier this month, Gov. Larry Hogan and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stood in Sandtown and touted a plan, dubbed Project Creating Opportunities for Renewal and Enterprise, or C.O.R.E., that would spend nearly $100 million knocking down vacant homes and $600 million more in community investment.

But the Department of Legislative Services (DLS), a nonpartisan research office for the Maryland General Assembly, found that approximately 90 percent of the funding was "either already-planned [Department of Housing &...

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