Recent News

Mayor Scott Releases Annual Public Safety Report

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released Baltimore’s first annual public safety report, compiled by the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (MONSE).


Mayor Scott Announces the First Round of Recovery Office Awards to Nonprofits

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the first round of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant awards from the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Programs to nonprofit organizations.


Joint Statement on Governor's Decision to Remove Restrictions on Wear and Carry Permits

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Police Commissioner Michael S. Harrison released a statement in response to the Governor's decision to remove restrictions on wear and carry permits in Maryland.


2022 YouthWorks Program Off to a Strong Start

The City kicked off its annual YouthWorks summer jobs initiative by offering employment to over 6,700 Baltimore City residents aged 14-21 – a 6% increase from the 2021 program.


Mayor Scott Provides Update on the 9-1-1 Diversion Behavioral Health Pilot Program and Plans for Expansion

Mayor Brandon M. Scott was joined by behavioral health specialists and clinical and community-based partners to provide an update on the 9-1-1 Diversion Behavioral Health Pilot program launched in June 2021 and share plans for program expansion.


Mayor Scott Announces Monica Lewis as New Senior Director of Communications

Mayor Brandon M. Scott has appointed Monica Lewis to serve as the new Senior Director of the Mayor’s Office of Communications.


Mayor Scott Allocates $300,000 to Abortion and Family Planning Service Providers

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that the City of Baltimore would provide $300,000 in grants to organizations that offer abortion and family planning services.


Mayor Scott's Statement on the Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.


Mayor Scott Announces Departure of DCA Nyagah-Nash

The Scott Administration announced the departure of Deputy City Administrator (DCA) Chichi Nyagah-Nash, effective June 24, 2022.


City Unanimously Passes Budget for Fiscal Year ‘23

The Baltimore City Council announced the passage of the City of Baltimore’s Fiscal Year ‘23 budget.