WBAL-TV: Baltimore-area leaders push for interconnected regional transit system

Transportation in central Maryland is severely underfunded and lacks a system that ties it all together, county executives argued Feb. 12 before state lawmakers in Annapolis. Continue reading
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Maryland Reporter: Local officials urge lawmakers to balance transportation spending statewide

Maryland’s county leaders and city officials convened in Annapolis on Feb. 12 to urge members of the General Assembly to provide more money to balance transportation spending across the state. Continue reading
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Maryland Matters: ‘We Have to Get Things Moving’: Baltimore-Area Leaders Urge Transit Boost

State spending on transportation favors roads over transit, and the Washington, D.C., area over the Baltimore region, advocates for the Baltimore area complained on Feb. 12. Continue reading
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The Daily Record: Advocates urge Maryland transit funding boost

A business advocacy group and elected leaders from counties in the Baltimore metro region voiced support for legislation boosting Maryland public transit funding by $500 million. Continue reading
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BBJ: Maryland businesses fight to save millions in tax credits in Annapolis

Dozens of people from industries across Maryland came to Annapolis Feb. 12 to testify against a bill that would eliminate many of the state's tax credit and incentive programs. Continue reading
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The GBC Check-In: Dr. David Wilson, President of Morgan State University

Dr. David Wilson began his tenure as President of Morgan State University on July 1, 2010. Since then, the university has had several success stories, including in the areas of research classifications, student retention rates and producing fellowships and scholars. Continue reading
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McDaniel College President Roger N. Casey elected chair of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

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McDaniel College President Roger N. Casey has been elected chair of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. In this role, he leads four new board officers, four national committee chairs and 16 new board members to help set the association’s agenda on...
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Truist opens branch on North Ave.

Truist Financial Corp. opened a BB&T-branded branch on North Ave. near Coppin State University. While the branch is currently branded as BB&T, it will eventually be named Truist after the integration process of the BB&T and SunTrust merger is complete. The process is expected to take anywhere from 18-24...
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BBJ: GBC’s Fry calls on Maryland General Assembly to OK $375M Pimlico deal

Editor’s note: The following op-ed appeared on the Baltimore Business Journal’s website on Feb. 5, 2020. By Donald C. Fry For more than 140 years, Baltimore has proudly hosted the annual Preakness Stakes, the second jewel of the esteemed Triple Crown, at the historic Pimlico Race Track. As business...
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