Recent News

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Appoints Neal M. Janey Jr. as Director of Public Safety

Former police officer and prosecutor will also serve as Director of Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice.

CitiStat, OutcomeStat and Innovative City Government

Baltimore has long been regarded as a city management innovator. Since its inception, CitiStat has been replicated by dozens of cities, counties, and states. Under my Administration, Baltimore has led the way in budgeting for outcomes, with cities like Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Chattanooga following our example. When I announced Open Baltimore in January 2011, we were among the first cities in America to launch an open data portal. Baltimore was the 4th City in America to create the position of Chief Data Officer in June 2013.


Our Nation’s Mayors, Working Together to Lead and Serve

Last weekend, more than two dozen of our nation’s mayors joined me here in Baltimore for a leadership meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Our goal was to develop an agenda that we believe must be part of conversation as our nation picks the next president in 2016.

U.S. Conference of Mayors