Press Releases

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.

Mayor Pugh Announces 2nd Annual WorkBaltimore Convention

BALTIMORE, MD.  —  STEP INTO YOUR FUTURE. Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announces the City’s second annual WorkBaltimore: Empowerment to Employment Convention!

Mayor Pugh Reaches Agreement to Increase the City's Affordable Housing Trust Fund

BALTIMORE, MD.  —  Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and Baltimore City Council leaders, including President Bernard C.

Baltimore Takes On Fossil Fuel Companies to Protect Taxpayers from the Costs and Consequences of Climate Change

The East Coast’s 5th largest city today joined a growing number of communities that are trying to hold fossil fuel companies accountable for knowingly contributing to what one of the industry’s own experts described as the “potentially catastrophic” consequences of climate change. The lawsuit was filed in state Circuit Court in Baltimore City.

Mayor Pugh and Department of Housing & Community Development Petition Partners for Neighborhood Development

Mayor Catherine Pugh announced today the release of multiple Requests for Proposals (RFPs) seeking housing and mixed-use development plans for four sites in Baltimore neighborhoods. The development opportunities build off of the growing strengths and existing assets in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello, Park Heights and Historic Upton neighborhoods.

Mayor Pugh and Office of Employment Development Unveil New Mobile Workforce Center

A new “mobile workforce resource” was unveiled today by Mayor Catherine E. Pugh that will serve as a career center on wheels for residents in need of job assistance and employment resources. Joined by Director of the Office of Employment Development Jason Perkins-Cohen, and the Chair of the Baltimore Workforce Development Board, Yariela Kerr-Donovan, Mayor Pugh highlighted the benefits of this mobile job resource vehicle in providing vital employment resources directly to citizens most in need and where they live.

Mayor Pugh Launches New Cadet-Apprenticeship Program

Supporting Mayor Catherine E. Pugh’s aim to create a pipeline of committed, skilled, and experienced Baltimore Police officers, the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council has approved for accreditation the Mayor’s newly-instituted Cadet-Apprentice Program, effective immediately.

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