Mayor Catherine Pugh threw her support Monday behind a City Council bill that would give city fire and police department employees a $2,500 annual property tax credit, saying it will make it “easy” for them to choose to work and live in Baltimore.

The legislation will be formally introduced Monday night to the City Council by Councilman Eric Costello and City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young. If passed, the bill would create a yearly real property tax credit that could be utilized by any…

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