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Baltimore Takes On Fossil Fuel Companies to Protect Taxpayers from the Costs and Consequences of Climate Change
The East Coast’s 5th largest city today joined a growing number of communities that are trying to hold fossil fuel companies accountable for knowingly contributing to what one of the industry’s own experts described as the “potentially catastrophic” consequences of climate change. The lawsuit was filed in state Circuit Court in Baltimore City.
Mayor Pugh and Department of Housing & Community Development Petition Partners for Neighborhood Development
Mayor Catherine Pugh announced today the release of multiple Requests for Proposals (RFPs) seeking housing and mixed-use development plans for four sites in Baltimore neighborhoods. The development opportunities build off of the growing strengths and existing assets in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello, Park Heights and Historic Upton neighborhoods.
Mayor Pugh and Office of Employment Development Unveil New Mobile Workforce Center
A new “mobile workforce resource” was unveiled today by Mayor Catherine E. Pugh that will serve as a career center on wheels for residents in need of job assistance and employment resources. Joined by Director of the Office of Employment Development Jason Perkins-Cohen, and the Chair of the Baltimore Workforce Development Board, Yariela Kerr-Donovan, Mayor Pugh highlighted the benefits of this mobile job resource vehicle in providing vital employment resources directly to citizens most in need and where they live.
Mayor Pugh Launches New Cadet-Apprenticeship Program
Supporting Mayor Catherine E. Pugh’s aim to create a pipeline of committed, skilled, and experienced Baltimore Police officers, the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council has approved for accreditation the Mayor’s newly-instituted Cadet-Apprentice Program, effective immediately.