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Good Government Book Club Presents: Nudge by Richard Thaler

The Good Government Book Club meets every few months to discuss books pertaining to best practices and innovation in government.

City Council Briefed by BBMR on Projected Fiscal 2018 Spending & Revenues

Each quarter of the Fiscal Year, the Budget Director briefs City Council on how the City's actual finances compare to budgeted projections.   The first Fiscal 2018 Quarterly Briefing for the City C

Fiscal 2018 Community Guide to the Budget Published

Learn more about Mayor Catherine Pugh's Fiscal 2018 budget in the City's Community Guide.

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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