Gov. Larry Hogan calls on Md. schools to return to in-person learning by March 1

Governor Hogan called on all county school systems to immediately make every effort to return to hybrid, in-person instruction by March 1, 2021, if not sooner.
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Baltimore Sun: Md. counties scramble to coordinate COVID-19 vaccinations as demand soars: ‘We’re trying to figure it out as we go’

“How we get ourselves back to ‘normal’ is to get as many people vaccinated as we can,” said Dr. Anna Durbin, during a virtual event Jan. 19 hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee. Continue reading

Mayor Brandon Scott loosens dining restrictions in Baltimore City

Outdoor dining for restaurants and bars without a food license will be allowed at 50% capacity for a maximum time limit of one hour. Continue reading

Hopkins and UMB health care professionals discuss vaccine development and distribution

The panelists all stressed the safety of the available vaccines and noted the importance of continuing to communicate with the Black and Latinx communities. Continue reading

GBC’s Don Fry addresses issues of COVID-19 pandemic, broadband access at MEDA Winter Conference

The theme of the panel discussion was Maryland’s Business and Local Policy Perspective in light of the start of the Maryland General Assembly’s 90-day session, which kicked off January 13. Continue reading

WBAL NewsRadio: Previewing Maryland General Assembly 2021 Session amid COVID-19 pandemic [Audio]

Don Fry, President & CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, talks about the COVID-19 recovery bill and other issues facing the legislature. Listen here. Continue reading

Don Fry Commentary in TDR’s Eye on Annapolis: Pandemic recovery and the state’s competitive edge

With the COVID-19 pandemic threatening the health of Marylanders and disrupting the economy, the 2021 session of the Maryland General Assembly is shaping up to be unique and challenging. Continue reading

Gov. Larry Hogan’s Jan. 11 COVID-19 Economic Relief Press Conference

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on January 11, 2021, that his administration’s primary priority for the Maryland General Assembly 2021 legislative session would be providing economic aid and relief to Marylanders suffering from the effects of COVID-19. Continue reading