Press Releases

Mayor Scott Recognizes DPW On Major Infrastructure Loan Selection

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that Baltimore City has once again been selected to submit Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) applications for the 2020 Water and Wastewater Rehabilitation Programs.


Baltimore Mayor, County Executives from Baltimore, Anne Arundel and Howard Counties Join Together to Support Stronger Regional Transit System

On the morning of January 11, 2021 outside of the Johns Hopkins Metro, Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined with Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, and Howard County Executive Calvin Ball to express support for the Transit Safety and Investment Act.


Statement on Indictment of Baltimore Police Officer on Assault Charges

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following statement on the indictment of a Baltimore Police Officer who choked and physically assaulted a teenager in 2019.


Mayor Scott and Nashville Mayor Set Wager for Ravens, Titans NFL Playoff Game

Mayor Brandon M. Scott  and Nashville Mayor John Cooper announce a friendly wager on the outcome of this weekend’s NFL playoff game.


Mayor Scott Issues Policy Guidance: All Agency Heads Must Receive Trauma-Informed Care Training Within 30 Days

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Councilman Zeke Cohen hosted a press conference to formally issue policy guidance requiring all senior-level cabinet members to be trained in Trauma-Informed Care within 30 days.


Mayor Scott Releases Statement on Coup Attempt at U.S. Capitol

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a regarding the ongoing coup attempt at the U.S. Capitol.


Mayor Scott Signs Executive Order to Postpone Plastic Bag Ban Implementation Due to COVID-19

Mayor Brandon M. Scott signed an Executive Order postponing implementation of Ordinance 20-337: Comprehensive Bag Reduction in response to the continuous impact of COVID-19 on residents and businesses, effective immediately. 


Mayor Scott, Health Commissioner Dzirasa Outline Vaccine Distribution Plan for Baltimore City

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa outlined the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan for residents in Baltimore City.


Mayor Scott Relaunches Open Data Baltimore, the City’s Public Data Portal

Under the leadership of Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Baltimore City Information Technology (BCIT) is relaunching the Open Data Baltimore Hub


Mayor Scott to Hold 2020 Vigil of Remembrance: Honoring Those Lost to Violence in Baltimore

On New Year's Eve, Mayor Brandon M. Scott will be joined by City officials, faith leaders, and community organizers for a virtual vigil to read the names and honor the lives of those lost to violence in Baltimore in 2020.