WYPR: High-paying STEM-related jobs are booming

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Editor’s note: The following commentary aired on WYPR.org on February 2, 2016. You may have read or heard that college graduates with degrees tied to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, known collectively as STEM, are in high demand by business and industry these days. High-paying STEM-related...
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Read what they’re saying about the GBC’s 2016 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Forum

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Read what Baltimore’s media outlets are saying about the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 2016 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Forum on February 8, which drew more than 300 business leaders to the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards. The event featured the following panelists: Delegate Tawanna Gaines, Vice Chair, Committee...
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M. Luis Products announces opening of second asphalt manufacturing facility in Baltimore metropolitan area

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M. Luis Products has announced the expansion of its asphalt manufacturing business into the Baltimore region, by opening operations at 101 Dover Road, NE in Glen Burnie. M. Luis is one of the fastest-growing, middle-market asphalt manufacturing companies. According to the Department of Commerce, M. Luis Products is a...
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Center Maryland: Are the stars lining up to put Maryland’s “anti-business” label to bed?

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Editor’s note: The following commentary appeared on CenterMaryland.org on February 3, 2016. By Donald C. Fry For years Maryland has struggled to shake off the reputation that it’s an “anti-business” state, a reputation largely born from cries in some corners that businesses suffer from overregulation and onerous tax policies. Maryland...
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GBC board members named to Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s Baltimore branch board of directors

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve has appointed Greater Baltimore Committee Board of Directors members Ken Banks, Founder and CEO of Banks Contracting Company Inc., and Laura Gamble, Regional President, Greater Maryland, PNC, to the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Baltimore branch Board of Directors. Banks and Gamble were appointed by...
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Anne Arundel Community College joins national consortium to improve minority male success

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Anne Arundel Community College has joined the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) National Consortium on College Men of Color, the first national association organized specifically to advance success of minority male students. Participation in the M2C3 Consortium will enhance the college’s commitment to improving the success of historically...
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