The Baltimore Sun: What makes Maryland ‘business friendly?’ Connecting people with jobs to start

By Baltimore Sun Editorial Board November 4, 2019 Too often, public transit is perceived as a handout to the urban poor that takes away from road construction, which is regarded as a more pro-growth, pro-business approach to transportation. Nothing could be further from the truth. And as Exhibit A,...
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McDaniel College, Carroll Community College and St. Louis’ Washington University announce engineering agreements

McDaniel College President Roger N. Casey (center) along with Rosalie Mince, vice president for academic and student affairs at Carroll Community College (right), and Ron Laue, assistant dean of the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis (left), signed memorandums of understanding benefiting students interested in...
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The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore business leaders urge Hogan to increase MTA funding

By Colin Campbell October 31, 2019 Business leaders employing thousands of workers in Baltimore are urging Gov. Larry Hogan to increase funding to the Maryland Transit Administration for projects in the area, saying in a letter, “the inadequacy of the current transportation network is hindering workforce participation and economic...
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The Daily Record announces its 2019 Icon Honors winners

The Daily Record announced its 2019 Icon Honors winners on October 25. “The awards recognize Maryland business leaders over 60 for their notable success and strong leadership both within and outside of their chosen field.” Several current Greater Baltimore Committee Board Members and former Board Members were included on...
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Statement of the Greater Baltimore Committee on the decision of Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. to step down and the selection of Senator Bill Ferguson to assume the role as Senate President

The Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) and its Board of Directors commend Senate President Mike Miller for more than 30 years of strong leadership for the citizens of Maryland. President Miller has been a forceful champion of the Senate as an institution and a key determinant in many significant debates...
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The Daily Record: Diversity — an issue of insiders and outsiders, consultant says

By Tim Curtis October 21, 2019 Corporations should think about the business case for inclusion and diversity, including the potential of lost worker productivity, Steve Robbins told Baltimore business leaders as the keynote speaker at the Greater Baltimore Committee’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit. Robbins takes a science-based approach...
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The Daily Record and Baltimore Sun honor GBC Board Members

Several GBC Board Members were recently honored by The Daily Record and The Baltimore Sun. The Daily Record’s list of Admired CEOs included GBC Board Members Sandy Hillman, Sandy Hillman Communications; Calvin Butler, BGE; and Brian Pieninck, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. The Sun’s list of top 25 Women to Watch...
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The Baltimore Sun: Have thoughts about Baltimore-area transit? The MTA wants input on its plans for the next 25 years.

By Colin Campbell October 1, 2019 The Maryland Transit Administration is holding a series of open houses later this month — and business leaders are hosting a separate one Tuesday — to ask the public how they think the next 25 years of transit should look for the Baltimore...
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Don Fry Commentary on WBAL NewsRadio: What Kind of Mayor Does Baltimore Need?

Fall is barely upon us, but already the race for Mayor of the City of Baltimore is beginning to take shape and voters need to pay attention. As the city readies for the April 28 primary, the compelling question for voters to consider is: What kind of mayor does...
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At 40, Maryland Food Bank continues to work to eliminate food insecurity

For four decades the Maryland Food Bank has worked to eliminate what’s called “food insecurity,” the lack of food or the inability of families and individuals to afford or otherwise access enough of it. According to U.S. Census data, Maryland had the highest household median income — $78,916 —...
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