Press Releases

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.

Department of General ServicesDGSBaltimore Development CorporationBDC

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.

Sinclair LanebridgeinfrastructureDepartment of Transportation

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!

Baltimore's Virtual Supermarket Program Expands to Perkins Homes, Wayland Village

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announces the expansion of Baltimore City's Virtual Supermarket Program to two additional communities—Perkins Homes and Wayland Village Senior Apartments.

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake and other officials announce the expansion of the Virtual Supermarket Program

Fall 2014 School Attendance Competition Winner Announced

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Frederick Elementary as the winning school for the Fall 2014 competition of the Mayor's School Attendance Campaign.

Stephanie Rawlings-BlakeGregory ThorntonFrederick ElementaryMayor's School Attendance Campaign

Reflecting on Year One of Baltimore Police Strategic Plan

Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Batts discuss the progress and accomplishments made by the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) one year after the release of the department’s strategic plan.

Stephanie Rawlings-BlakeAnthony BattsCommissionerBaltimore Police Department

Changes to City's Public Markets Leadership

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Changes to Boards of Directors and Management Teams for City's Public Markets

public marketsboard of directorsKirby FowlerDowntown Partnership of Baltimore

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.

Stephanie Rawlings-BlakeLeana Wenhealth commissionerBaltimore City

Rebecca Woods Appointed as Executive Director of Environmental Control Board

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

Environmental Control BoardRebecca WoodsMayor's Anti-Animal Abuse Advisory Commissionappointment

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