Recent News

Mayor Scott Announces Grants for Baltimore City Hotels Impacted by COVID-19

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that the State of Maryland has released $8 million in grant funds to provide economic assistance to Baltimore City hotels impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Based on Public Health Data, Mayor Scott Eases COVID-19 Restrictions

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa announced that Baltimore City will modify its COVID-19 mandates in accordance with sustained improvements in key public health indicators and in consultation with hospital partners.


Today 3:30PM: Mayor Brandon M. Scott To Swear In Trauma-Informed Care Task Force

Mayor Brandon M. Scott will swear in the first members appointed to the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force, a group of twenty-nine people charged with developing a citywide strategy for reducing and addressing trauma in Baltimore City at 3:30 PM Monday, February 16, 2021.


Mayor Scott’s Statement on Successful Override of Governor’s Kirwan Veto

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement regarding the Maryland State Legislature’s historic vote to override Governor Hogan’s veto of HB1300/SB1000: Blueprint for Maryland’s Future.


Mayor, City Solicitor to Testify in Support of Local Control of BPD

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and City Solicitor Jim Shea will testify before the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee in support of legislation that would restore local control of the Baltimore Police Department, currently a state agency.


Mayor Brandon M. Scott, DPW to Provide Free Recycling Carts to All City Households

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that Baltimore City, in collaboration with The Recycling Partnership and the Baltimore Civic Fund, will distribute free recycling carts to every eligible City household this spring, implementing a key recommendation in the City’s Less Waste, Better Baltimore Plan.


Mayor Scott, Health Commissioner Announce New Partnership with Higher Education Institutions to Perform Vaccine Outreach

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa announced a new partnership with Morgan State University, the Maryland Institute College of Art Center for Social Design, and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s International Vaccine Access Center.


Mayor Brandon M. Scott Joins Mayors for a Guaranteed Income

Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott officially joined the Mayors for a Guaranteed Income and committed to launching a guaranteed income pilot to increase economic security among low-income residents.


Mayor Scott Releases Transition Report

Following an inclusive process that included more than 250 Baltimoreans, Mayor Brandon M. Scott has released his transition report.


Baltimore Board of Estimates Approval Would Advance COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Program

On Wednesday February 10, 2021 the Board of Estimates is scheduled to review the COVID Emergency Assistance Program, an initiative that would provide critical support to low-income families who do not typically access government assistance program.