News Coverage: Merger of business groups good for Baltimore area

As the elected leaders of the Baltimore region’s two largest jurisdictions, we applaud the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore and the Greater Baltimore Committee for putting their individual perspectives and approaches aside to come together in a forward-thinking, unified approach (”Business advocacy groups Greater Baltimore Committee and Economic Alliance will merge,” Jan. 26).

Our region has considerable assets that have functioned independently for decades. When a region and its assets operate in silos, our strengths can be overlooked and underutilized, and their impact diminished.

Read the commentary by Mayor Brandon Scott and County Executive John “Johnny O” Olszewski Jr. published in The Baltimore Sun