Blueprint for Transparency

The Baltimore City government has long operated under a perception of opaqueness at best and corruption at worst. As such, trust in the government has been lost. The City has made strides to change this. Read the full document here

FIFA Finalist Excitement

“I am so excited to hear that Baltimore has been selected as a finalist to be a host city for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Baltimore is an exceptional city and M&T Bank Stadium is an exceptional venue. We have so many great neighborhoods, eateries, parks and museums.” Read the full story here

Water Bill Relief

Sneed thanked Young for expanding the current assistance program to customers who can prove unemployment eligibility, but during a virtual press conference today, she joined other council members and advocates in calling for more to be done, especially since customers will get larger than usual bills in May because of the Department of Public Works […]

Welcome Fulton Bank

The 13th District is excited and thankful to have a new full-service bank enter the community! Fulton Bank is committed to building vibrant neighborhoods by promoting and assisting with homeownership, teach financial literacy, and aide with small business development!

Transparency and Oversight in Claims and Litigation “Gag-Order” Ordinance

At the Council meeting on July 22, Council President Scott and Councilwoman Sneed introduced an ordinance entitled “Transparency and Oversight in Claims and Litigation.” The bill would prohibit the use of non-disclosure provisions in settlement agreements for police misconduct and unlawful discrimination claims filed against Baltimore City. It would also require the City’s Law Department […]

Bridging the Gap

After being frustrated with the recent crime in our city, I made a general post to the public about coming together to start discussing solutions. Today we had that meeting with young men seeking opportunity and folks with access to those opportunities. A beautiful and candid conversation blossomed out of frustration. We discussed the reality […]

Securing Security Wages

“State lawmakers have an important opportunity to help keep the public safe and inject sorely needed funds into our communities,” said Councilmember Shannon Sneed. “Thousands of BWI, Port of Baltimore, Penn Station workers are Baltimore City residents who need and deserve to share in the prosperity they help create.”

3rd Annual 13th District Town-Hall

After analyzing our most insistent concerns from constituents which included but not limited to– vacant/nuisance houses, overweight trucks, water bill assistance, and public safety– we wanted to take a different approach and focus primarily on legislation and policy, but without disregarding the daily quality of life concerns. We invited DHCD to speak about the community […]

New Cleats for Bocek Park

After making a phone call to Kieth Kormanik for a donation to support the youth team for Bocek Park, we received something far greater! For practice and game appearances, the entire football team was awarded professional football cleats! It warmed my heart to witness the appreciation and elatedness expressed by the coaches, community residents, and […]

43 Recreation Centers Now Open on Saturdays

“All of Baltimore’s 43 recreation centers will begin opening their doors on Saturdays, under a $2.9 billion spending plan to be voted on Tuesday by the City Council. The last time most rec centers were open during the weekend was the late 1970s.”