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Innovation Fund Helps Improve Outcomes in Baltimore's Crime Lab

In honor of National Forensic Science Week, Steve O'Dell - Chief of Forensics with the Baltimore City Police Department - explains how he leveraged the City's Innovation Fund to improve outcomes and quality of work in the Crime Lab.

Budget Director Featured as Guest Columnist

Budget Director Andrew Kleine was asked to share his experience reinventing budgeting in Baltimore as a guest columnist for the consulting firm, Barrett & Greene, Inc.

Good Government Book Club Presents Mayor Catherine Pugh's Selection

Mayor Pugh has selected Comeback Cities: A Blueprint for Urban Neighborhood Revival by Paul Grogan for the next meeting of the Good Government Book Club on September 6th, 2017.

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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