Press Releases

Mayor Appoints Dr. Leana Wen as Baltimore City Health Commissioner

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announces her appointment of Dr. Leana S. Wen as Commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department, effective January 15, 2015.

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Rebecca Woods Appointed as Executive Director of Environmental Control Board

Woods will oversee sanitation, environmental, and health issues pertaining to seven City agencies.

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Mayor, BDC Release 2014 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

Comprehensive economic development strategy will build on the mayor's vision of growing Baltimore's population by supporting job growth, expanding...

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Major Improvements to Rat Eradication Efforts

Improved program will involve training and reassigning current DPW employees, concentrating on one of DPW's nine districts at a time.

Stephanie Rawlings-BlakeRudolph S. ChowRudy ChowDepartment of Public Works

Mayor Appoints Jerome Mullen as Chief Technology Officer

CTO will lead Mayor's Office of Information Technology, oversee City's information and communications technology initiatives.

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Mayor Announces Initiative to Clean Up Homeless Encampments in Midtown Baltimore

Cleanups will prevent hazards to health and safety; outreach workers will assist with housing, placement services.

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Groundbreaking for New Greyhound Intermodal Terminal

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings to break ground for Baltimore’s new Greyhound Intermodal Terminal.

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IMAGE: Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Congressman Cummings attend a groundbreaking ceremony for Baltimore's Greyhound Intermodal Terminal

NAACP Annual Convention to Return to Baltimore

"We are honored that the NAACP has named Baltimore City as host for its 2017 Annual Convention," said Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake...

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Baltimore Metropolitan Region ADA Training Conference

Accessibility for All: 2010 ADA Accessibility Guidelines Training provides key stakeholders with training on updates to ADA standards.

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