Recent News

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces $109,000 in Grant Funding Awarded to Baltimore City Anchor Plan to Support Four Projects

City to receive Award of Excellence in Collaboration for its community and economic development strategy focused on Baltimore City neighborhoods.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Health Commissioner Wen Announce New Federal Grants to Support Violence Prevention Efforts

$1.5 million in funding from U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to increase support for male violence survivors, support Safe Streets expansion.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Appoints Neal M. Janey Jr. as Director of Public Safety

Former police officer and prosecutor will also serve as Director of Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice.

City's Fall Leaf Collection Program Begins October 19

City's Fall Leaf Collection Program Begins October 19 

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Finalists For Design of New City Gateway Signage

Project will develop a set of design solutions and improvements that will ensure Baltimore’s gateways reflect the diversity and creativity found throughout the City.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces She Will Not Run for Reelection

Says campaign would distract from challenging decisions facing Baltimore.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Appointment of Members to Special Commission to Review Baltimore’s Confederate Statues

Special commission will conduct a thorough review of Confederate monuments on City-owned property and issue recommendations for their future.

 

Baltimore Confederate Statue

Baltimore City Office of Inspector General Releases Annual Report

Increased investment by Mayor Rawlings-Blake enables expanded investigations and recovery of more taxpayer dollars.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Introduces Bill to Ban Animal Fighting Paraphernalia

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today announced the introduction of legislation to the Baltimore City Council that would create a criminal charge for the possession of animal fighting paraphernalia.

Baltimore City First Jurisdiction In Maryland To Mandate Naloxone Training For Drug Court Participants

Beginning today, in an effort spearheaded by Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, the Baltimore City Adult Drug Treatment Court (DTC) will be the first in Maryland to train participants on the use of naloxone while they are in court.  “Overdose deaths are a public health emergency,” said Dr. Wen.  “Last year, more people died from overdose than died from homicide.  The first step to recovery is staying alive. We need to get life-saving naloxone into the hands of people most at risk.” Individuals with a primary drug-related criminal offense are selected to participate in DTC as an alternative to more traditional legal settings.

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