COVID-19: GBC Coverage and Response

We've compiled a number of resources -- including updates on COVID-19-related legislation and highlighted philanthropic giving by several GBC Member companies -- here to keep you up-to-date on all of the GBC's efforts. Continue reading
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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

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

BBJ: City panel approves ‘spy plane’ agreement, allowing surveillance planes over Baltimore

Last fall, the Greater Baltimore Committee called for the pilot program to be implemented. Continue reading

Baltimore Sun: Gov. Hogan issues stay-at-home order for Maryland to stop spread of the coronavirus

Marylanders may only leave their homes for essential work or urgent medical care, to get food or prescriptions or for other “absolutely necessary” reasons, Gov. Larry Hogan said March 30  under a new “stay-at-home” directive to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Continue reading

Maryland Reporter: Hogan orders residents to stay home effective 8:00 on March 30

Gov. Larry Hogan on March 30 ordered Marylanders to stay at home unless they are going out for essential services such as buying food or medicine, or seeing a doctor. Hogan said the order will go into effect at 8 p.m March 30.  Continue reading

The Daily Record: Md. jobless claims soar to unprecedented levels

More than 42,300 people filed first-time unemployment claims in Maryland, a number that vastly exceeds the highest period of claims during the Great Recession. Continue reading

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

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

The AFRO: Newsmaker Speaker Series: The Novel COVID-19 Outbreak

Amid the pandemic of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the global community has been put on halt. Severe safety precautions, federal regulated distancing and the closing of public entities have all been efforts to decelerate the spread of  COVID-19. Continue reading