Press Releases

Mayor Brandon Scott Announces New Chief of Staff

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced Chezia Cager as his new Chief of Staff.


Mayor Scott's Statement on Shooting of 13-year-old Girl

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement in response to the shooting of a 13-year-old girl in Southeast Baltimore, which occurred earlier this afternoon.


Baltimore Files Lawsuit to Combat PFAS Chemicals

The City of Baltimore today announced the filing of a lawsuit against over 20 manufacturers of aqueous film-forming foams (AFFF) and certain "forever chemicals" used in those products.


Mayor Scott Announces Funding Commitment to Address Childhood Trauma and Reduce Youth Fatalities

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced a new partnership with LifeBridge Health's Center for Hope to help implement recommendations made through the City's Child Fatality Review Report.


Veterans Day Parade to Return to Baltimore

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is excited to announce that the Baltimore City Veterans Day Parade will be returning this November for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic.


Mayor Scott to Welcome Cities United Convention to Baltimore

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is excited to announce that the 9th Annual Cities United Convening will return to Baltimore today, October 26, through October 28 after two years of virtual meetings due to the pandemic.


City Applies Mayor's Water Bill Discount Starting This Week

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that starting this week, City residents will begin to see a 25 percent discount reflected on their water bills.


Mayor Scott Announces School-Based Violence Intervention Pilot Programming

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced a partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools) to establish school-based violence intervention pilot programs in three Baltimore City public schools including Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School, Carver Vocational Technical High School, and Digital Harbor High School.


Mayor Brandon M. Scott Announces City Administrator Departure

The Scott Administration announced the departure of City Administrator Christopher J. Shorter, who was named the new County Executive for Prince William County, Va.