Special Update on State and Federal Legislation Related to COVID-19

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The GBC will provide updates on COVID-19-related state and federal legislation and highlight the impacts on business. Continue reading

BBJ: Greater Baltimore business groups issue renewed call to combat systemic racism

The Greater Baltimore Committee, the Open Society Institute and the entire board of the upscale Center Club were among the groups who said they stand ready for change after George Floyd’s May 25 murder during an arrest. Continue reading

‘In Their Words’ Election Series

In this weekly series, we are sharing candidate positions with you “in their words.” Continue reading

Don Fry Commentary in The Baltimore Sun: This is what we need from the next mayor

While the Greater Baltimore Committee does not endorse or financially support candidates for public office, we strongly believe that there are certain qualities that the next Mayor of Baltimore must possess to effectively lead the City in the midst of these uncertain times and unprecedented challenges. Continue reading

GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Mayoral Debate

The Mayoral candidates were asked questions about Baltimore in the five years since the death of Freddie Gray, why someone should invest in the city, the budget and how to improve the sense of lawlessness without mass incarcerations. Continue reading

Baltimore Sun: Baltimore mayoral candidates zero in on violent crime during debate in race’s closing days

In a forum hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee and WBAL-AM, the six leading Democratic candidates either sought to distance themselves from the violent status quo or pointed to work they’ve done while in office to address the problem. Continue reading

‘Use an abundance of caution,’ Dr. Leana Wen urges business leaders during GBC webinar on COVID-19

Dr. Wen discussed considerations related to the relaxing of restrictions and returning to work and what businesses should be doing to prepare for returning to work. Continue reading

COVID-19 Resources and Helpful Websites

Here are some business-related resources as well as official informational websites to help keep the Greater Baltimore business community healthy and safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. Continue reading

GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Council President Debate

The candidates were asked questions about the COVID-19 pandemic, education, crime and safety, the relationship between the City Council President and the Mayor, small business initiatives and the Board of Estimates. Continue reading

GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Election Debates

The Greater Baltimore Committee, in partnership with WBAL NewsRadio, will host two debates for the 2020 Baltimore City Elections with leading candidates in the City Council President and Mayoral races. Continue reading