Red Line workshops begin May 11

The Maryland Transit Administration will conduct five community workshops between May 11 and May 23 on the planned east-west Red Line. The workshops, scheduled for five locations along the 10-mile alignment between Woodlawn and Fells Point, will follow up on concerns raised during the last round of meetings in November...
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New Battelle study cites “comprehensive” bioscience development efforts in Maryland

Maryland continues to offer a “comprehensive set of efforts” to nurture bioscience industry growth, according to an April 2006 report from Battelle Technology Partnership on state bioscience initiatives. The report cites significant state government budgeting for capital expenditures, tax policy changes, and the development of two new bioscience parks in...
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GBC-supported bill to create health care workforce commission bill signed into law

Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., signed into law a bill supported by the Greater Baltimore Committee that will create a commission to study the health care workforce shortage in Maryland. The bill, HB 1127, was proposed by the GBC in collaboration with Delegate Peter A. Hammen, chair of the House...
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GBC wins communication award for “Bridging the Gap” initiative

The GBC is a winner in The Communicator Awards 2006 Print Competition, an international competition that recognizes outstanding work in the communication field. The GBC won the Award of Distinction in the Communication Awareness Program category for its “Bridging the Gap” program. The Award of Distinction is awarded for projects...
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East side bioscience groundbreaking marks milestone in region’s bioscience growth

Five standout science students from Dunbar High School dug their shovels into the dirt at the corner of Wolfe and Ashland Streets today marking the groundbreaking for the first bioscience building in The Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins. More than 100 dignitaries and business and community leaders celebrated...
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Panelists offer women professionals tips for getting on corporate boards

Maryland lags behind the national average for women serving on corporate boards of directors. However, the number of women board members is increasing slowly, according to new data presented at a March 28 GBC-sponsored program, “All aboard – Getting Considered for Board Service.” Women now hold 11.1 percent of seats...
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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 with...
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