Press Releases

Mayor Announces Recommendations for Body Camera Program

Mayor Rawlings-Blake announces recommendations for implementing a body camera program for the Baltimore Police Department; working group recommends a pilot program to fully vet policies and practices

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake announces the recommendations of her Body Camera Working Group

New Director of Mayor's Office of Employment Development

Mayor Rawlings-Blake names Jason Perkins-Cohen to lead administration’s efforts to provide career training for city residents, meet workforce needs of local employers

MayorStephanie Rawlings-BlakeMayor's Office of Employment DevelopmentMOED

Mayor, Attorney General Announce Campaign to Prevent Fraud Targeting Immigrants

The Be Careful. Prepare. Seek the Right Help. campaign will assist immigrants seeking relief under President Obama's immigration executive actions.

MayorStephanie Rawlings-BlakeAttorney GeneralBrian Frosh
Immigration protection campaign announcement

Baltimore is World’s First City to Generate Electricity from Waterway-Reclaimed Litter

Tentative agreement will allow trash collected by the Inner Harbor Water Wheel to fuel electricity for Baltimore homes.

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Inner Harbor Water Wheel

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Names New Director of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement

Kisha Brown to lead City efforts to eliminate discrimination and protect individual civil rights

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Lexington Market Corp. Release Master Plan for Lexington Market

Plan assesses market conditions, recommends ways to improve facility and operations

Stephanie Rawlings-BlakeKirby FowlerRobert ThomasLexington Market

Key Reforms to Eliminate or Reduce Excessive Fees Impacting Small Businesses

Under Rawlings-Blake administration’s new guidelines, many businesses will see annual fee reductions of several thousand dollars.

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New Police Schedule Announced

Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Commissioner Batts announce the new police schedule. A new deployment plan will put more officers on the streets and increase community engagement.

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BPD Schedule Press Conference

Sinclair Lane Bridge Rehabilitation Complete

After nearly three years of construction, Sinclair Lane Bridge to open on Monday.

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Launch of Budget Live! Website

Budget Live! is a new, interactive website designed to encourage Baltimore City residents to participate in the budgeting process.

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2016 Budget Live!

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