Recent News

Mayor Brandon M. Scott Issues Statement on Recent Violence

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued a statement on recent violence in Baltimore.


Mayor Brandon M. Scott To Appoint Proven Leader Ted Carter to Serve as Deputy Mayor for Community and Economic Development

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing the appointment of Ted Carter to serve as Deputy Mayor for Community and Economic Development in his administration.


Baltimore Children’s Cabinet Releases 2021 Action Plan, Cites Key Actions to Improve Outcomes for Baltimore’s Children and Youth

The Baltimore Children’s Cabinet today released its 2021 Action Plan, a stark picture of the unacceptable odds Baltimore’s children face, and a set of concrete actions the Children’s Cabinet will lead to improve outcomes for Baltimore’s nearly 200,000 young residents between the ages of 0 and 24.


Mayor Scott’s Statement on Governor’s Comments at M&T Mass Vaccination Site

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued a statement on the Governor's remarks outside of the M&T Bank Stadium mass vaccination site in Baltimore, in which he said that Baltimore City has gotten "far more [vaccine allocation] than they are really entitled to".


Mayor Scott to Hire Baltimore’s First Digital Equity Director

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing that he plans to hire Baltimore City’s first Director of Broadband and Digital Equity.


Mayor Scott Selects Educator, Advocate, Community Leader for Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners

Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott has selected former Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women teacher Ateira Griffin for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners on Friday, February 19 2021.


Baltimore City and MDOT MVA Partner to Help Remove a Major Barrier to Housing

The Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services (MOHS) and the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) have partnered to secure state-issued identification cards for individuals experiencing homelessness – a critical step in MOHS clients becoming “document ready” to receive housing through city housing programs.


Mayor Scott Establishes 90-Day Work Group to Establish Clear, Consistent Guidance Around Elected Official Travel

Mayor Brandon M. Scott has directed the City Administrator, City Solicitor, Director of Human Resources, and Director of Finance to convene a 90-day work group to conduct a comprehensive review of the Baltimore City administrative manual and develop recommendations for clear, consistent guidance for travel taken by elected officials. 


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.