Baltimore Sun: Some Baltimore businesses cancel fall plans to bring workers back to offices, others reassessing as COVID numbers rise

Some employers have put plans on pause, others are forging ahead, and more still are keeping their options open as they monitor the spread of the delta variant.
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Maryland Matters: Analysis: The Census Data and the Political Reordering to Come in Md.

Baltimore wasn’t the only Maryland jurisdiction to see significant population losses. But the latest numbers did produce a significant degree of handwringing in the city. Continue reading

The Daily Record: Census shows US is diversifying, Maryland growing, Baltimore shrinking

“This is an important time for the business community and city stakeholders to establish a sustainable strategy to grow the population and move forward with a sense of urgency,” said Donald C. Fry, President and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee. Continue reading

Gov. Hogan Not Considering New Restrictions; Mayor Scott Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate for Baltimore

While Governor Hogan continues to strongly recommend that all individuals wear a mask, he said he is not currently considering new restrictions, mandates or shutdowns for the state. Continue reading

Port Covington Rising: Building an Inclusive Ecosystem

“The common vision is around building a very inclusive piece of Baltimore that everybody can use.”–Marc Weller Continue reading

Baltimore Sun: Infrastructure deal facing ‘legitimate problems,’ Cardin says. The money would fund Maryland transit, broadband needs.

The ongoing negotiations over a nearly $1 trillion investment in the nation’s railroads, roads, bridges, ports and broadband internet — and how Maryland might spend federal dollars it receives — took center stage in a virtual summit hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee. Continue reading

GBC 2021 Transportation & Infrastructure Summit Explores Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework Plan

The Bipartisan Infrastructure process has been “a struggle,” Senator Cardin added. “The politics of this is brutal. But we’re cautiously optimistic that we can put the package together this week.” Continue reading