Press Releases

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces $109,000 in Grant Funding Awarded to Baltimore City Anchor Plan to Support Four Projects

City to receive Award of Excellence in Collaboration for its community and economic development strategy focused on Baltimore City neighborhoods.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Health Commissioner Wen Announce New Federal Grants to Support Violence Prevention Efforts

$1.5 million in funding from U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to increase support for male violence survivors, support Safe Streets expansion.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Appoints Neal M. Janey Jr. as Director of Public Safety

Former police officer and prosecutor will also serve as Director of Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Finalists For Design of New City Gateway Signage

Project will develop a set of design solutions and improvements that will ensure Baltimore’s gateways reflect the diversity and creativity found throughout the City.

Three Vendors Selected for Baltimore’s Body Worn Camera Pilot Program

Testing to begin in October, with full implementation set to start in early 2016.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces She Will Not Run for Reelection

Says campaign would distract from challenging decisions facing Baltimore.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Appointment of Members to Special Commission to Review Baltimore’s Confederate Statues

Special commission will conduct a thorough review of Confederate monuments on City-owned property and issue recommendations for their future.

 

Baltimore Confederate Statue

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Introduces Bill to Ban Animal Fighting Paraphernalia

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today announced the introduction of legislation to the Baltimore City Council that would create a criminal charge for the possession of animal fighting paraphernalia.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announce Plan to Strengthen Arts & Entertainment Districts

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced a plan to strengthen Baltimore’s three designated Arts & Entertainment Districts, enabling them to build on recent positive momentum and continue to lead the city’s cultural renaissance.

 

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Launch of Effort to Revitalize Major City Corridors

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced the launch of the Leveraging Investments in Neighborhood Corridors strategy, an effort focusing on revitalizing the major corridors that connect Baltimore City’s neighborhoods and communities.

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