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

Letter from Chambers, Business Associations Supporting Pell Reinstatement for Incarcerated Students

As leaders of chambers of commerce and business associations, we place enormous value on policies that strengthen both our communities and our economies. That’s why we support lifting the federal ban on Pell grants for people in prison. Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee announces Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards recipients

“This year’s award recipients and their efforts to help others outside their normal scope of business serve as an inspiration to everyone in the city,” said Donald C. Fry, President and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee. Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee announces nominees for Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards

“Minority and women-owned business enterprises are vital for our economy to thrive. The growth and vibrancy of minority and women-owned businesses are a testament to the overall health of a region’s economy and its outlook,” said Don Fry. Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee issues guide to create successful school/business partnerships

Creating a Successful School/Business Partnership: A Guide for Schools and Businesses was developed as part of the GBC’s work with Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises to find ways the GBC and Baltimore’s business community can support city schools and students. Continue reading