Reuters: Fed’s Barkin: It’s a good time to pause interest rates

By Lindsay Dunsmuir November 5, 2019 The U.S. Federal Reserve should hold interest rates steady for the time being after last week’s cut in borrowing costs and assess how the economy evolves, Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin said on Tuesday. “I think where we’ve gone now is that we’ve...
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GBC’s Economic Outlook Conference 2019 Presentations

The GBC’s 2019 Economic Outlook Conference took place on November 5, 2019. Guest speakers included Tom Barkin, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond; Andrew M. Schaufele, Director of the Bureau of Revenue Estimates, Comptroller of Maryland; and Bernard Yaros, Assistant Director and Economist, Moody’s Analytics. The conference covered a...
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Baltimore Choral Arts Society goes ‘On Tour’ with 2019-20 season

The Baltimore Choral Arts Society has brought music to the ears of Baltimore residents for 54 years, but the chorus anticipates that the 2019-20 season will be one of the most exciting yet. Leading into its appropriately named “On Tour” season, the arts organization has several announcements. The Baltimore...
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The Baltimore Sun: What makes Maryland ‘business friendly?’ Connecting people with jobs to start

By Baltimore Sun Editorial Board November 4, 2019 Too often, public transit is perceived as a handout to the urban poor that takes away from road construction, which is regarded as a more pro-growth, pro-business approach to transportation. Nothing could be further from the truth. And as Exhibit A,...
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McDaniel College, Carroll Community College and St. Louis’ Washington University announce engineering agreements

McDaniel College President Roger N. Casey (center) along with Rosalie Mince, vice president for academic and student affairs at Carroll Community College (right), and Ron Laue, assistant dean of the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis (left), signed memorandums of understanding benefiting students interested in...
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Two Miles & Stockbridge Lawyers Recognized for Leadership

Miles & Stockbridge announced that two of their lawyers have been recognized as outstanding leaders. Veronica D. Jackson, an employment and data privacy lawyer at the firm and Patricia B. Jefferson, a principal in the firm’s Baltimore office were recognized. Jackson was named to The Daily Record’s “VIP” List,...
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The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore business leaders urge Hogan to increase MTA funding

By Colin Campbell October 31, 2019 Business leaders employing thousands of workers in Baltimore are urging Gov. Larry Hogan to increase funding to the Maryland Transit Administration for projects in the area, saying in a letter, “the inadequacy of the current transportation network is hindering workforce participation and economic...
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Merritt Properties Secures Land Along Interstate 95 in Stafford County, VA

Merritt Properties, a full-service commercial real estate development company that was established in 1967 and now owns over 16 million square feet throughout Maryland and Virginia, has successfully closed and acquired 15 acres at the Quantico Corporate Center in Stafford County, VA, strategically located along I-95 south of the...
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The Daily Record announces its 2019 Icon Honors winners

The Daily Record announced its 2019 Icon Honors winners on October 25. “The awards recognize Maryland business leaders over 60 for their notable success and strong leadership both within and outside of their chosen field.” Several current Greater Baltimore Committee Board Members and former Board Members were included on...
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Baltimore Neighborhoods to be Illuminated with Art and Events During Combined Baltimore Book Festival and Light City Celebration

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA)  announced a reinvented Neighborhood Lights Program and the 11 recipients of the Neighborhood Lights Community Grant, which together will create an immersive arts experience that will illuminate the city during the combined Baltimore Book Festival and Light City celebration, now...
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