2020 Legislative Session Bill Positions

Welcome to the GBC’s 2020 legislative session bill positions. Below are bills on which the GBC has taken a formal position. For each bill, there is a link to find out more information. To read the GBC’s written testimony, click on the position. If you have any questions or...
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2020 Baltimore City Election: Dates to Know

January 24 — Filing Deadline for Primary Election April 16-23 — Primary Election Early Voting April 28 — Primary Election Day October 22-29 — General Election Early Voting November 3 — General Election Day Also see: 2020 Baltimore City Election Business Advocacy Engagement Disclaimer: As a 501(c)4 organization, the...
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GBC at 65: Highlights Through the Years

1956 and 2020 Directories
The many substantive issues the Greater Baltimore Committee pushed for during its early years included the development of Charles Center, construction of the Jones Falls Expressway, expansion of Friendship Airport, construction of the Baltimore Civic Center and creation of the Maryland Transit Authority. Here are some highlights of the...
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GBC at 65: The First 5 Chairmen

The 1st 5 Chairmen
In highlighting the story of the “GBC’s special role in the redevelopment of Baltimore,” the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 10th Annual Report provided a snapshot of the leadership of each of the GBC’s chairmen from 1955 to 1965:     1955, 1956 — Clarence W. Miles, Esq. Partner, Miles and...
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GBC at 65: The 1955 Board Members

See the list of the 1955 Greater Baltimore Committee members here. How many names and companies do you recognize? More GBC at 65 coverage Welcome to GBC at 65 GBC at 65: Highlights Through the Years GBC at 65: Annual Reports from the 1950s to the 1980s GBC at...
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Welcome to GBC at 65: 1955-2020

1st Annual Report -- 1955
The Greater Baltimore Committee was formed on January 5, 1955, with six objectives: The expansion and improvement of port facilities The establishment in the Baltimore area of planned industrial districts The acceleration of the construction of the Jones Falls Expressway The establishment of a Civic Center The development of...
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Don Fry Commentary on WBAL NewsRadio: Education Likely To Dominate General Assembly’s Session

While many are focused on the holiday celebrations and New Year’s resolutions, elected state officials have their eyes set on the opening of the 2020 Maryland General Assembly session. The 90 day session, which commences January 8, is shaping up to feature a number of controversial issues that would...
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Year Up Celebrates January 2020 Graduates

Year Up Baltimore honors its Cohort 17 graduates with a graduation ceremony on January 17 at James Weldon Johnson Auditorium, Coppin State University, 2500 W. North Ave., Baltimore, Md., 21216. A partner reception takes place from 10:30 a.m.-11:45 p.m. at the Talon Center and the ceremony is from noon-1:30...
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Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, on Maryland’s Commitment to Fully Fund the Howard Street Tunnel Improvement Project

December 5, 2019 “The Greater Baltimore Committee commends Governor Hogan, state transportation officials and CSX for their leadership in identifying the funds needed to advance this project of tremendous significance to the Baltimore region. The GBC has advocated for this project for more than a decade, and we applaud...
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BCCC Part of New National Biotechnology Center Funded by $7.5 Million NSF Grant

Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) was awarded $200,000 to establish its biotechnology program in Baltimore City’s Edmondson-Westside and Western high schools, as a partner in a new national biotechnology center funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award is part of a $7.5 million grant from the NSF...
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