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Baltimore joins What Works Cities Initiative

The City of Baltimore is among 12 new jurisdictions selected to join the national What Works Cities initiative, supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Good Government Book Club Featured by Baltimore Sun

Every few months, the Good Government Book Club meets to discuss books on government performance, innovation, and improvement. 

Baltimore’s OutcomeStat initiative wins GFOA Award

The City’s OutcomeStat initiative won the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) 2017 Award for Excellence in Government Finance, Management and Service Delivery.

Budget, Etc Blog

Putting our Youth to Work – Faster

In the aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death and civil unrest that followed, attention quickly turned to the question of how we can expand opportunities for Baltimore’s youth. 

Snow

As we dig out from Snowzilla, a lot of people have asked me about how the City budgets for snow removal.

Flint

Budget Director reflects on the crisis in Flint, Michigan and how the City of Baltimore's budget process aims to consider reductions with full awareness of programatic tradeoffs. 

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