BBJ: Six mayoral candidates share their plans for luring businesses to Baltimore

How would you go about wooing a big-league business to take a chance and invest in a move to Baltimore? That was one of several questions posed by Greater Baltimore Committee CEO Donald C. Fry to six leading Democratic mayoral candidates during an online debate May 27 sponsored by the organization...
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Baltimore Sun: Gov. Hogan issues stay-at-home order for Maryland to stop spread of the coronavirus

Marylanders may only leave their homes for essential work or urgent medical care, to get food or prescriptions or for other “absolutely necessary” reasons, Gov. Larry Hogan said March 30  under a new “stay-at-home” directive to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
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GBC Members honored as members of The Baltimore Sun’s Business and Civic Hall of Fame 2020

The Baltimore Sun recognized individuals as inductees into their 2020 Business and Civic Hall of Fame. 
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Baltimore Sun: Maryland transportation planning needs to include Baltimore

Editor’s note: The following op-ed appeared on BaltimoreSun.com on Jan. 6. By Donald C. Fry When state lawmakers convene in Annapolis this week for this year’s General Assembly session, transportation needs will be among many of the major topics up for debate. What happens could affect Marylanders — and more importantly...
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GBC Member Companies Named as Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for 2019

The Greater Baltimore Committee congratulates the following member companies for being named among the Baltimore Sun's Top Workplaces for 2019.
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The Baltimore Sun: Maryland, CSX find $103M in extra funding to let ‘double-stacked’ freight move through Howard Street Tunnel

By Colin Campbell and Jeff Barker  December 5, 2019 After months of negotiations, the state of Maryland and CSX Transportation have come up with the more than $100 million in additional funding needed to move forward with the expansion of the Howard Street Tunnel — a long-sought project expected to...
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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, we...
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The Daily Record and Baltimore Sun honor GBC Board Members

Several GBC Board Members were recently honored by The Daily Record and The Baltimore Sun. The Daily Record’s list of Admired CEOs included GBC Board Members Sandy Hillman, Sandy Hillman Communications; Calvin Butler, BGE; and Brian Pieninck, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. The Sun’s list of top 25 Women to Watch includes...
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BBJ: Baltimore Sun publisher, Johns Hopkins executive to co-chair United Way’s 2019 campaign

By Carley Milligan  September 23, 2019 United Way of Central Maryland has named two local executives to co-chair its 2019 fundraising campaign. Alicia Wilson, vice president for economic development at Johns Hopkins, and Trif Alatzas, publisher and editor-in-chief of Baltimore Sun Media have been tasked with meeting the nonprofit’s $20 million...
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GBC Members get 15% discount to Baltimore Sun’s “Women to Watch” event

The Baltimore Sun will host on October 10 the fourth annual “Women to Watch” networking and event celebration of its magazine highlighting the most inspiring and intriguing women in the region. The magazine will publish October 13. The event will feature a keynote speech by Dr. Leana Wen, Visiting Professor, George...
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