Press Releases

Mayor Scott Signs 'The Councilmember Mary Pat Clarke Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act' to Empower Renters Towards Homeownership

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, alongside Councilwoman Odette Ramos and former Council President Mary Pat Clarke, signed into law "The Councilmember Mary Pat Clarke Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act," which aims to restore renters' ability to engage directly with their landlords who may be looking to sell their rental properties and provide easier pathways for renters to move to homeownership.

 

Mayor Scott Signs Bill to Broaden Consumer Protection in Baltimore

Mayor Brandon M. Scott signed into law historic consumer protection legislation, sponsored by Councilman Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer (District 5).

 

Mayor Announces Arrival of NMSDC Annual Conference & Exchange and MBDA 40th Anniversary MED Week

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined Sharon R. Pinder, CEO and president, Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC), Ying McGuire, CEO and president, National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and Donald R. Cravins, Jr., Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) to announce the arrival of the prestigious NMSDC Annual Conference & Exchange in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Commerce's MBDA 40th Anniversary of Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week in the City of Baltimore for the first time. The four-day conference will take place October 22 - 25, 2023.

 

Mayor Scott, BCIT and Pratt Library to Distribute Free Chromebooks to Low-Income Households

Mayor Brandon M. Scott-along with Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Secretary Jake Day-announced Baltimore City will distribute 30,000 free Chromebooks to eligible Baltimore City households.

 

Mayor Scott Releases Statement on Police Commissioner, Fire Chief Confirmations

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following statement on the confirmations of Baltimore Police Commissioner Richard Worley and Fire Chief James Wallace following the meeting of the Baltimore City Council this evening:

 

Mayor Scott Launches Fall City Services Sprint

Mayor Brandon M. Scott relaunched the next iteration of the #BuildBetterBMore 90-day City services sprints for the Fall season.

 

Scott Administration Issues Return to Work' Plan for City Employees

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Chief Administrative Officer Faith Leach directed executive departments and agencies to increase employee in-person presence at city government offices beginning Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

 

Mayor Scott Statement on Orioles Lease

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued the following statement on the Baltimore Orioles' newly signed lease.

 

Baltimore City Women's Commission Awarded $50k Grant by the Carter Center's Inform Women, Transform Lives Campaign

The City of Baltimore has been accepted as part of a cohort of over 30 cities around the world that will receive $50k grants from The Carter Center.

 

Mayor Scott Announces Ernestina Simmons, LCSW-C, As New Leader of Mayor's Office of Homeless Services

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that Ernestina Simmons will be appointed as the new Director of the Mayor's Office of Homeless Services.

 

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