Press Releases

March 30th Update from Key Bridge Response Unified Command

Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott's office is providing this update to our media list and subscribers on behalf of the Key Bridge Response Unified Command led by the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Maryland Department of the Environment, Maryland Transportation Authority, and Maryland State Police.

 

Mayor Scott Issues State of Emergency

Mayor Brandon M. Scott has issued an Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency in Baltimore City in response to the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse incident that took place this morning.

 

Mayor Scott Issues Executive Order on Use of Generative Artificial Intelligence for City Employees

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued an executive order designed to govern the use and development of artificial intelligence (AI) within city operations.

 

Mayor Scott Announces 2024 Annual Spring Clean-up, Community Day of Service

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, alongside the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) and Mayor's Office of Community Affairs, announced the return of the Mayor's Annual Spring Clean-up and day of service, which will be held on April 27, 2024.

 

Mayor Scott, City Leaders Call on House to Restore Highway User Revenue

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined multiple city officials to call on the House to restore the damaging cuts to Baltimore City's Highway User Revenue (HUR) that were approved by the Maryland State Senate yesterday.

 

Mayor Scott Announces Downtown RISE Electrical Box Art Competition Winners

Mayor Scott announced the winners of the Downtown RISE Wrap the Box Art Competition.

 

Permanent Supportive Housing Gets ARPA-Funded Boost in Baltimore

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the award of $29.8 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to support permanent supportive housing and traditional affordable housing developments.

 

Baltimore City Unveils ARPA Impact Indicators

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, along with the Mayor's Office of Recovery Programs and the University of Baltimore, is proud to announce the launch of ARPA Impact Indicators, an interactive resource designed to provide residents with insights into the impact of the $641 million American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds allocated to Baltimore City.

 

Mayor Scott, City Agencies Highlight the Return of Weekly Recycling

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Department of Public Works Interim Director Richard J. Luna, Department of General Services Director Berke Attila, and Baltimore City Chief Administrative Officer Faith Leach joined city staff and community members to highlight the return of weekly, curbside recycling collections for Baltimore City residents, starting March 5th.

 

Mayor Scott Partners with Baltimore's HBCUs to Launch ARPA-Funded Fellowship Program

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced a partnership with Baltimore Corp and Baltimore's two Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Coppin State University and Morgan State University, to launch the Mayor's HBCU Fellowship Initiative.

 

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