Baltimore’s double-decker tourist bus launches 2006 service

Baltimore’s open-top, double-decker bus service will launch its 2006 operations on April 8, providing tourists with transportation to key attractions in the city and marketing those attractions to visitors. Running every day, the modified double-decker buses, previously used for mass transit in the United Kingdom, will serve Baltimore visitors...
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Status report as lawmakers enter last week of highly-charged session

Entering the final week of the 2006 legislative session, we can report a number of successes on the GBC legislative agenda that have resulted. Unfortunately, as we anticipated, a number of our new proposals, although positively received, have not moved through the legislative cycle. The following is an overview...
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MS Dinner of Champions to honor Don Fry, work of the GBC

The Maryland Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society will honor Greater Baltimore Committee president Donald C. Fry and the work of the GBC at the 19th annual Dinner of Champions gala on September 8. The event will be held at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront. Fry was selected...
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GBC urges caution as lawmakers consider intervening in Constellation merger

Dear Members of the Maryland General Assembly: Respectfully submitted below is a position statement regarding the proposed enactment of legislation granting the General Assembly authority to review and approve or disapprove the merger between Constellation Energy and FPL Group, Inc. The Greater Baltimore Committee believes that it is reasonable...
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GBC’s Fry: Community college funding

Don Fry Commentary on WYPR Maryland’s community college system is an important part of our state’s higher education system and a critical resource for business growth. Maryland’s 16 community colleges teach 62 percent of the state’s high school graduates who attend college in Maryland. During the next decade, Maryland’s...
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