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Finalists in Mayor's Teen Biz Challenge to Compete for Investment in Final Pitch Competition

Eleven Baltimore City young people (between the ages of 14 and 21) will compete in a final pitch to a panel of community business leaders and judges as part of the Mayor’s Teen Biz Challenge, culminating in up to $5000.00 in potential investment in their “Big Ideas.” 

City of Baltimore Brings Suit Against Charm City Circulator Operator

Baltimore City has filed suit against Transdev North America, Inc., and Transdev Services, Inc. (“Transdev”) for breach of contract.  

Mayor Pugh's Statement on the Departure of Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen

I am grateful to Dr. Leana Wen for her many contributions to improving the health and well-being of all Baltimoreans as Health Commissioner since 2015.  

Mayor Pugh Announces Plan to Reduce Food Waste in Baltimore

Mayor Catherine E. Pugh today announces a new partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) with funding from The Rockefeller Foundation to address Baltimore’s food waste and recovery policies. 

Health Commissioner Declares Code Red Extreme Heat Alert through Thursday

With continued high temperatures in the Baltimore region and a heat index expected to reach 105 degrees Fahrenheit Wednesday and Thursday, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen has extended the previously announced Code Red Extreme Heat Alert through Thursday, September 6.  

Catherine E. Pugh

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