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Release: Office of the Comptroller Launches Gun Trace Task Force Settlement Tracker

Baltimore, MD – The Office of the Comptroller has launched a new tool to track funds paid out in Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF) settlements.

Release: Comptroller Henry Introduces Resolution to Establish More Transparency and Accountability for Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Projects

Baltimore, MD - In an effort to provide more accountability for local development projects, today Comptroller Bill Henry will be formally introducing a resolution to require a year

Release: Baltimore City 2024 Preliminary Budget Available for Review

Baltimore, MD – In accordance with Article VI of the Baltimore City Charter, the Fiscal Year 2024 Preliminary Budget is now available for review.

Release: Board of Estimates to Host Annual Taxpayers’ Night

Baltimore, MD – Baltimore City’s Board of Estimates (BOE) is inviting residents to learn more about the Mayor’s proposed budget at the annual Taxpayers’ Night.

Release: Procurement Delays Led to Critical Backlog at Baltimore Police Department’s Forensic Lab, Audit Finds

Baltimore, MD - Problems in the City’s procurement process negatively impacted Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Crime Laboratory and Evidence Control’s ability to process evidence in a timely matt

Release: Comptroller Henry Supports HB 1001 - Workforce Development Automobile Insurance Subsidy Program

Baltimore, MD - Comptroller Bill Henry submitted testimony to the Economic Matters Committee and Chairman C.T.

Release: City Establishes Expedited Process to Approve Federal Grant Awards 

Baltimore, MD - The reimbursement process to put grants funds into the hands of nonprofit providers just got shortened.

Statement from Comptroller Bill Henry on the March 1 Board of Estimates Agenda

Statement from Comptroller Bill Henry on the March 1 Board of Estimates Agenda: 

Statement on behalf of the City Council President and Comptroller of Baltimore City

The following statement was read by the Clerk to the Board of Estimates on February 15th.

Release: Baltimore’s Capital Budget is Not Distributed Equitably, Audit Finds

Baltimore, MD - The Department of Audits (DOA) evaluated the Planning Commission and Department of Planning (DOP)'s capital budgeting process to determine how the City of Baltimore prioritizes capi