Tag Archives: Brandon Scott

Baltimore’s new mayor set to be sworn in at low-key event

"I am not afraid to do the right thing over the popular thing," says Brandon Scott, Baltimore's new mayor. "This is about saving lives. Nothing more, nothing less." (AP File Photo)

With youthful energy and hopeful rhetoric, Baltimore’s newly elected mayor will assume office Tuesday, ushering in a new generation of leadership trying to move the city beyond what many say has been decades of stagnation and backsliding. But Democrat Brandon ...

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Baltimore mayoral inauguration expected to be low-key event

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, Baltimore Council President Brandon Scott speaks during a viewing service for the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings at Morgan State University in Baltimore. Scott has won the Democratic nomination for Baltimore mayor. The victory on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, exactly a week after the election was held, puts Scott in a strong position to be the next mayor of the struggling city. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

With the coronavirus pandemic greatly limiting indoor and outdoor public events, the inauguration of Baltimore Mayor-elect Brandon Scott next month is expected to be a low-key event. Scott’s chief of staff, Michael Huber, told The Baltimore Sun that Scott is thinking of ...

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Scott chosen as Baltimore City Council president

Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott. (File Photo)

The Baltimore City Council has unanimously elected Brandon Scott as its president. The 14-0 vote on Monday gave the 35-year-old Scott the position over Council Vice President Sharon Green Middleton. The job came open last week with the resignation of ...

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