Statement of Donald C. Fry, President & CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee on Baltimore Sun acquisition

Nonprofit ownership of the Baltimore Sun and its affiliated media properties should relieve some of the financial pressure that metro news organizations have been under to stay profitable as the digital revolution continues to disrupt the business model.
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Statement of Donald C. Fry, President & CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, on Baltimore City Board of Estimates Decision to Terminate Persistent Surveillance Systems Contract

“The GBC continues to advocate and urge the Mayor and the Baltimore Police Department to use every tool and resource available to break the cycle of violent crime in the City of Baltimore.” Continue reading

Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, on Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.’s Retirement from Politics

Senator Miller has been a remarkable public servant for Maryland and he retires with an historic political career that few in the state or nation can or will match. Continue reading

Letter calling on Congress to make fundamental changes to federal transportation program

Updating our transportation system for the needs of the 21st Century is necessary to reduce emissions that contribute to climate change and harm public health. Continue reading

Statement of Donald C. Fry, President & CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, on New State Measures to Assist Small Business Affected by Covid-19 Pandemic

“These measures are a first good step to mitigate the economic stress many small business are encountering as they struggle to stay operational.”–Don Fry, GBC Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee mourns passing of Senator Paul Sarbanes, a champion for Baltimore and Maryland

“Many of his accomplishments while serving in office are relevant and resonate today, such as his efforts to protect the Chesapeake Bay, protecting investors and ensuring low-income residents have fair access to housing.” Continue reading

Congressional Letter of Support from the Business Community: COVID-19 Federal Relief

As a coalition of Capital Region business organizations, we are aligned and support your efforts in the passage of an FY2021 omnibus spending package and additional economic relief in this package before the 116th Congress concludes. Continue reading