AT&T invests more than $600 million to enhance local MD networks

Annapolis, MD, MARCH 7, 2014 — AT&T* has invested more than $600 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Maryland from 2011 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers. Advancing its Project Velocity IP...
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The unintended down side of city’s ‘ban the box’ bill

By Donald C. Fry Many ex-offenders seeking employment after they have paid their debt to society must overcome “the box.” It’s the box on many employment applications that asks: “Have you ever been convicted by a court?” To an ex-offender, this simple, straightforward question means automatic exclusion from consideration...
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BGE CEO Calvin G. Butler Jr. named to GBC Board of Directors

The addition of BGE CEO Calvin G. Butler Jr. to the Greater Baltimore Committee’s Board of Directors was announced at today’s board meeting. Butler’s background includes leadership and strategic positions with the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, Exelon and BGE’s sister utility, ComEd. Before joining Exelon in 2008, Butler held...
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Baltimore Ravens to host NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship

The NCAA® and Baltimore Ravens will host the 2014 NCAA® Men’s Lacrosse Championships at M&T Bank Stadium this Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26. The three-day event will feature five games, the crowning of three champions and a free fan festival that celebrates the spirit of lacrosse. The NCAA® and...
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Committee discusses STEM education

Aligning K-12 and higher education priorities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to develop a stronger workforce in Maryland was the focus of discussion during the GBC’s Education and Workforce Committee meeting Tuesday. Nancy Shapiro of the University System of Maryland and Tiara Booker-Dwyer of the Maryland Business...
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