Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh is adding 20 positions to divisions within her office as part of a move to expand city services and better promote them.
The new positions include eight neighborhood liaisons, six media and communications representatives and five homeless outreach workers.
The move continues an expansion of the budget for the mayor’s office, which also grew under Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. Pugh budgeted $8.6 million for her office this year. That’s an increase of $1.6 million from a year ago.
Pugh said the jobs would be housed in various divisions of her office, such as the employment development agency that helps...
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stands by before speaking at the start of a 300 Man March from Hilton to Milton streets to speak out against violence in the city.