The Daily Record: Maryland voters deserve redistricting reform

Editor’s note: The following commentary appeared on thedailyrecord.com on November 15, 2018. A federal judge once colorfully observed that the shape of one of Maryland’s congressional districts is “reminiscent of a broken-winged pterodactyl, lying prostrate across the center of the state.” The judge was referring to Maryland’s 3rd Congressional District...
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Fifteen winners receive GBC’s 15th Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards

Fifteen Baltimore-area companies have been named winners of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 15th Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards. The awards were presented November 14 during ceremonies honoring minority and women-owned firms for business achievement and others for their efforts to strengthen minority business development. More than 250 people attended the event, which was held at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore. Jimmy Rhee, Special Secretary of the Governor’s Office of Small, Minority and Women … Continue reading

WBAL News Radio 1090: The selection of Maryland’s Lieutenant Governor

Editor’s note: The following commentary aired on wbal.com on November 3, 2018. Listen to the commentary. Election fever has been upon us and the end is in sight. Among the races that has grabbed the most attention has been the battle for Maryland’s Governor. As voters cast their ballots for Maryland’s highest elected official they are, in fact, voting for both the Governor and Lt. Governor. In Maryland, those two offices are elected as a … Continue reading

GBC announces 44th Annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards winners

The Greater Baltimore Committee announces 12 businesses as winners of the 44th Annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards. The annual awards event, which is presented by the GBC, the Baltimore Development Corporation and the Mayor’s Office, honors businesses for their outstanding corporate leadership, commitment to community and dedication to improving the quality of life in Baltimore City. For more than four decades, the Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards has honored deserving companies that … Continue reading

Registration now open for GBC’s 2019 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Forum

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for its annual Maryland General Assembly Legislative Forum, which will feature top legislative leaders from both parties and the Governor’s office who will discuss the legislative dynamics that are in store under the State House dome in 2019’s Maryland General Assembly legislative session. The list of speakers will be announced. When: Monday, January 28, 2019; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. program Where: Lord Baltimore Hotel, 20 West Baltimore Street, … Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee welcomes new members

The GBC welcomes the following new members: Bird Rides, Inc. Clockwork Extend Coaching & Consulting Heritage Financial Consultants, LLC Manis Canning and Associates MATClinics To learn more about and to join the GBC, click here or call Sophia Silbergeld at 410-727-2820.

GBC announces 2018 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards finalists

The Greater Baltimore Committee announces the following companies as 2018 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards finalists: BB&T BGE Conscious Roundtable Cultivated D&L Cleanup Delmock Technologies, Inc. Global Air Media Greenbridge Pottery Higher Ground Transportation Services, Inc. I95 Business Intreegue Design Lewis Contractors MD Strategic Consulting Mary Kraft Staffing and HR Solutions Mid-Atlantic Region Minority Business Development Agency Advanced Manufacturing Center – Baltimore Mother Goose on the Loose LLC Optimal Health Care, Inc. … Continue reading

Applications for Certified Public Manager program accepted until October 31

The Maryland Certified Public Manager program, now in its eighth year and available exclusively through the University of Baltimore’s Schaefer Center for Public Policy, has been redesigned to meet the changing demands of today’s marketplace. This nationally recognized leadership development program is intended for federal, state and local public-sector and nonprofit managers who seek to strengthen their applied skills to meet the complex challenges of the 21st century public management environment. … Continue reading

WBAL News Radio 1090: Maryland Business Climate Survey

Editor’s note: The following commentary aired on wbal.com on October 5, 2018. Listen to the commentary. A survey of Maryland’s businesses found that a growing number of business executives see sunny skies for the state’s economy. But the skies are cloudy as they seek more skilled workers and move about the state’s transportation infrastructure. The survey, conducted by the University of Baltimore’s Jacob France Institute, found that 46 percent surveyed had a positive … Continue reading

GBC announces December 18 Newsmaker Breakfast: Meet Baltimore’s New Faces in Annapolis

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for a panel discussion with Baltimore City’s new legislative leaders – Dalya Attar, Regina Boyce, Tony Bridges, Stephanie Smith and Melissa Wells – about the upcoming 2019 Maryland General Assembly legislative session, issues in their legislative districts and their opinions on the current state of our city, among other topics. If you go: When: Tuesday, December 18, 2018; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. program Where: Greater Baltimore Committee, 111 South Calvert … Continue reading