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Creating a Greener, Healthier City

We have worked diligently to pass legislation that would provide more funding for recreation and parks. A Bill we worked on was ultimately amended onto another, HB 462, and on Monday we celebrated a major victory when that piece of legislation was signed into law by Governor Larry Hogan. The City will ultimately receive $6 million annually for Recreation and Parks. These funds can be used to realize my vision to build high quality recreation facilities, create better programming and better upkeep our parks.

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U.S. Conference of Mayors President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Commends Transportation Secretary Foxx's Connecting People to Opportunity Initiative

U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issued the following statement on U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and his Connecting People to Opportunity Initiative. “The U.S. Conference of Mayors commends U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx for his leadership in focusing public attention on how past investment decisions have harmed low-income families and neighborhoods -- people and places that too often have been asked to carry disproportionate burdens in the siting of major transportation facilities.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Leads List of “25 Mayors That Have Mastered Twitter"

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was #1 among “The Tweet Elite,” a list of 25 mayors that have mastered Twitter. Released today, the study looks at the use of Twitter by mayors from the 250 largest U.S. cities. Development Counsellors International, a leading firm specialized in marketing places, prepared the report.

Inspired to Inspire: Champions & Visionaries

Every year I celebrate Women’s History Month in March. One of my personal programs is titled Inspired to Inspire. This year’s theme is Champions & Visionaries. We reached out to the city and encouraged men and women, young and old, to write an essay about the woman or women who inspire them most.

I was delighted to receive numerous essays written from the heart about women from all over the city, with varying backgrounds and cultural histories. Each one was an inspiration in its own right.

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Información sobre multas de estacionamiento en la Ciudad de Baltimore

Nuestra oficina de servicio al cliente recibe varias llamadas relacionadas con multas de estacionamiento. A continuación les ofrezco información y sugerencias para evitar estas multas a futuro, además de información relacionada con el proceso de pagos de multas y demás.

Common, Angie Stone to headline 2016 African American Festival in Baltimore

The Baltimore Sun

Rapper-actor Common will perform at the 40th annual African American Festival in Baltimore this year. 


Questar Properties embarks on its 44-story 'magnum opus' in Inner Harbor

The Baltimor Sun

City and business leaders gather for a groundbreaking ceremony for a 44-story luxury tower at the Inner Harbor that was once the home of McCormick & Co. spice factory.

Baltimore City Public School Student Alvin Ailey Master Class at the Modell Lyric

Mayor Rawlings-Blake is seeking video submissions from Baltimore City Public School  students to participate in an Alvin Ailey Master Class at the Modell Lyric on Monday, April 25, 2016 from 5pm-6pm.


Mayor Rawlings-Blake Delivers the 17th Annual State of the City Address

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake delivered Baltimore’s 17th Annual State of the City Address, which focused on continuing to grow Baltimore by building upon the strengths of the City’s anchor institutions, leveraging and investing in the City’s corridors and small businesses, eliminating blight, making strides in enhancing access to healthier foods in food desert communities, aggressively implementing police reform while operating through transparency, and maintaining a balanced budget by making fiscally responsible choices.

Consejos de Seguridad contra Incendios y el Programa de Alarmas Gratis en la Ciudad de Baltimore

Cada año los incendios cobran la vida de 3,500 personas y dejan heridos a 20,000 en los Estados Unidos. La División de Educación del Departamento de Bomberos de la Ciudad de Baltimore le provee los siguientes consejos y servicios para reducir en gran medida sus posibilidades de convertirse en una victima de incendios.