Press Releases

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Introduces New Ethics Legislation

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will introduce four pieces of legislation to the Baltimore City Council that add clarity and transparency to city ethics laws.

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Launches EconView

New online tool will show what is being planned, built, and developed in neighborhoods across the city

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Delivers 16th Annual State of the City Address

Address focused on growing Baltimore by making the city safer, creating more jobs and economic activity, promoting small businesses and entrepreneurship...

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Update Regarding Ongoing Code Blue Alert

Mayor and Health Commissioner issue update regarding ongoing Code Blue Alert; Code Blue extended to Sunday at 10:00 am. City mobilizes agencies and private partners to protect residents during extreme cold temperatures.

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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

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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

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