Press Releases

Mayor Scott Announces Expansion of Baltimore's Group Violence Reduction Strategy (GVRS)

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the expansion of Baltimore's Group Violence Reduction Strategy (GVRS).

 

Mayor Scott's Statement on S. Stricker St. Fire Report

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement in response to the Board of Inquiry (BOI) report released today in the wake of the fatal Jan. 24 fire in the 200 block of S. Stricker Street that claimed the lives of three Baltimore City Fire Department firefighters and seriously injured another.

 

Mayor Scott Makes Decision to Veto City Council Bill 22-0292

In response to the Baltimore City Council’s recent passage of Bill 22-0292, Mayor Brandon M. Scott has issued a letter to Council President Nick Mosby.

 

City of Baltimore Announces Approval of $537 Million Class Action Settlement with Monsanto for PCB Contamination

The City of Baltimore will receive a portion of the $537.5 million settlement reached with chemical maker Monsanto and two associated companies as the result of a nationwide class action lawsuit over PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) contamination in municipal water systems.

 

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Johns Hopkins VP Alicia Wilson Kick Off Small Business Saturday and Visit Local Businesses

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Alicia Wilson, Vice President of Economic Development and Community Partnerships with Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System, kicked off Small Business Saturday in Baltimore City by visiting fifteen local businesses during six different stops across the city.

 

Mayor Scott's Statement on Baltimore's 300th Homicide of 2022

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following statement in response Baltimore's 300th homicide of 2022.

 

Mayor Scott Announces Series of Information Sessions to Engage Public in Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Process

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Bureau of the Budget and Management Research (BBMR) Director Laura Larsen announced a series of information sessions designed to directly engage the public in the Fiscal Year 2024 budget process.

 

City of Baltimore Files a First of its Kind Lawsuit Against Tobacco Companies for Cigarette Filter Waste

The City of Baltimore and Mayor Brandon Scott announced the joint filing of a lawsuit to hold cigarette manufacturers accountable for cleanup costs associated with tobacco product litter.

 

Mayor Brandon M. Scott Announces Changes in Leadership within City's Law Department

The Scott Administration announced the planned retirement of City Solicitor Jim Shea, Esq.

 

Mayor Releases Squeegee Collaborative Working Action Plan

After more than three months of thoughtful discussions with a cross-section of business, community and government figures, as well as youth and young adults with lived experiences, the final working action plan developed by Mayor Brandon M. Scott's Squeegee Collaborative, was released this afternoon during a press conference held at Under Armour House at Fayette in Downtown Baltimore.

 

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