Press Releases

Mayor Pugh Announces Choice for Next Commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department

BALTIMORE, MD.  — Today, Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announced her selection of Joel Fitzgerald, Sr. to become the next Commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department.

Mayor Pugh Makes Baltimore Largest City in the Nation to Recognize LGBTQ Suppliers

BALTIMORE, MD.  — Mayor Catherine E.

Mayor Catherine Pugh Announces that Baltimore City is Prepared for Winter Weather

BALTIMORE, MD (November 07, 2018) – Today, Mayor Catherine E.

Mayor Pugh Proclaims October 15, 2018 as "Fanny Jackson Coppin Day" in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD.  —  In recognition of the indelible contributions of Fanny Jackson Coppin to advancing education for African Americans, and the legacy of Coppin State University as

Mayor Pugh Honored with the 2018 Marcia Lamb Inner City Innovation Award

BALTIMORE, MD.  — The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) announced today that Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is this year’s recipient of the Marcia Lamb Inner City Innovation Award, whi

Two DPW Workers Lauded for Heroism

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) employees Tony Carl Clark and Martine Smith are being lauded for saving a life while on the job performing their daily graffiti removal duties.

Finalists in Mayor's Teen Biz Challenge to Compete for Investment in Final Pitch Competition

BALTIMORE, MD.  —  Eleven Baltimore City young people (between the ages of 14 and 21) will compete in a final pitch to a panel of community business leaders and judges as part of t

City of Baltimore Brings Suit Against Charm City Circulator Operator

Baltimore City has filed suit against Transdev North America, Inc., and Transdev Services, Inc.

Mayor Pugh's Statement on the Departure of Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen

I am grateful to Dr. Leana Wen for her many contributions to improving the health and well-being of all Baltimoreans as Health Commissioner since 2015.  We have made significant progress in addressing issues of health disparity across our City, and in developing innovative approaches for prevention and treatment.  Dr. Wen has achieved national leadership on a broad range of public health issues, which has also led to national recognition for the Baltimore Health Department as among the most impactful in improving health outcomes for citizens of all ages. 

Mayor Pugh Announces Plan to Reduce Food Waste in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (September 5, 2018) – Mayor Catherine E.

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