Statement of the Greater Baltimore Committee on the decision of Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. to step down and the selection of Senator Bill Ferguson to assume the role as Senate President

The Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) and its Board of Directors commend Senate President Mike Miller for more than 30 years of strong leadership for the citizens of Maryland. President Miller has been a forceful champion of the Senate as an institution and a key determinant in many significant debates that have both written the history and shaped the future of the State.
The GBC and its Board congratulate Senator Bill Ferguson on his unanimous selection as Senate President and look forward to working with him on policies to strengthen the economy for all Marylanders and to ensure the state’s business climate remains competitive.
Sen. Ferguson has been a strong leader in the Maryland General Assembly and has proven himself to be an effective advocate and expert on the state budget, earning him the respect of his peers. He’s also provided great service to his constituents and the City of Baltimore. The GBC and its Board believe Sen. Ferguson will be a strong leader for the Senate and the citizens of Maryland.