The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore County Council should approve Tradepoint Atlantic funding proposal

Editor’s note: The following op/ed appeared on baltimoresun.com on December 14, 2018. A proposal before the Baltimore County Council that will provide for the expedited construction of infrastructure at Tradepoint Atlantic, the former site of the old Bethlehem Steel plant in Sparrows Point, is a prime example of private industry collaborating...
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Read Don Fry’s testimony to the Baltimore County Council on Tradepoint Atlantic

Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald C. Fry submitted testimony to the Baltimore County Council on December 11, 2018 in support of the proposed agreement between Baltimore County, Maryland and Tradepoint Atlantic, LLC (TPA). The Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) is in support of the proposed agreement between Baltimore County, Maryland and Tradepoint Atlantic, LLC (TPA). This innovative agreement allows Baltimore County to benefit from development at the TPA Sparrows … Continue reading

GBC celebrates 12 businesses as winners of the 44th Annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards

The Greater Baltimore Committee celebrated 12 businesses on December 5, 2018 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 … Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee welcomes new members

The GBC welcomes the following new members: The AFRO-American Company of Baltimore City Aon Risk Services, Inc. of Maryland Bikemore Crown Castle International Global Energy Solutions, Inc. MASN SAA|EVI Tidemore To learn more about and to join the GBC, click here or call Sophia Silbergeld at 410-727-2820.

GBC’s December 18 Newsmaker Breakfast: Meet Baltimore’s New Faces in Annapolis is sold out

The Greater Baltimore Committee’s December 18 Newsmaker Breakfast is now sold out. The final Newsmaker Breakfast of the year will feature 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 … Continue reading

GBC announces December 20 Breakfast Briefing: What the Affordable Care Act Means for You

Join a panel of insurance industry experts for a discussion about recent developments in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what they mean to businesses of all sizes. Topics that will be discussed include actions of the Trump Administration concerning association health plans and short-term limited duration insurance and how these changes impact Maryland, recent Maryland legal and regulatory developments such as the 1332 Reinsurance Program, and prospective 2019 legislation, … Continue reading

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 that includes snippets of three counties – Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Howard — and a swath of Baltimore city. Maryland’s Republican … Continue reading

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