Baltimore mayor who embezzled gift cards for needy families announces she is running again

Baltimore mayor who embezzled gift cards for needy families announces she is running again
Sheila Dixon (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – ‘In case you wanted to know why Baltimore is one of the worst cities in America…’  –Tim Young]

Sheila Dixon officially filed to run in Baltimore’s mayoral race Wednesday morning.

Dixon, who was the city’s first elected female mayor, announced her candidacy in mid-December.

“I know what it takes to run this city effectively and efficiently, which is the only reason I decided to get into this race,” says Dixon, who announced her decision to run for mayor last month. “Baltimore is in crisis. I am prepared with results-based solutions to the problems that plague our city, starting with crime and also immediately improving priorities like education, economic development and community engagement. I have a proven record, plus fresh new ideas for the problems that face us today.”

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During Dixon’s term as mayor, the city did not see a single year with more than 300 homicides. Each of the past five years, by comparison, has seen at least 300 murders.

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