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

A Discussion on the Federal Response to COVID-19 with Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen

On April 21, 2020, the Greater Baltimore Committee hosted a discussion with Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen on the federal legislative response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the impacts on business. Continue reading

GBC’s 2020 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session Summary

Every year, prior to the start of the legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly, the GBC releases its Legislative Priorities, which are based on several core policy priority areas. Here is the end of session summary. Continue reading

GBC and GBC Health Care Committee host Hopkins COVID-19 Briefing

The discussion included a welcome and introduction by Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels who provided an overview of Hopkins’ role in the national COVID-19 response. Continue reading

Under Armour will make protective gear for Md. hospital workers during coronavirus pandemic

Under Armour plans to make more than 500,000 masks, assemble and distribute 1,000 face shields and make thousands of hospital gowns in Baltimore. Continue reading

M&T contributes $100,000 to Baltimore City Public Schools’ fund supporting students, families affected by COVID-19

M&T Bank is contributing $100,000 to the Baltimore City Public Schools’ Fund for Educational Excellence to help feed the city’s students and their family members directly or indirectly affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Continue reading

Weinberg Foundation announces $4M emergency grant funding in response to COVID-19 crisis

The emergency grants will support current grantees that are providing vital services within their communities while facing severe operational challenges as a result of this pandemic. Continue reading

Sagamore Spirit Distillery to produce hand sanitizer amid COVID-19 pandemic

Sagamore Spirit has procured materials sufficient to manufacture an initial 54,000 liters of hand sanitizer that will first be made available to Maryland health providers including Johns Hopkins. Continue reading

Kaiser Permanente gives $1M and provides 1st-ever injection of investigational vaccine

Kaiser Permanente has been very active in providing support among communities across the country during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading

Supporting the Orioles, the future of Pimlico and sports betting — Donald C. Fry on

Don Fry discussed ways to continue to support The Orioles, Preakness Stakes and Pimlico Race Course legislation, sports betting and the future of Baltimore’s arena. Continue reading