Baltimore Sun 2021 Hall of Fame includes GBC Board Members and President & CEO Don Fry

GBC's Don Fry (left) with The Sun's Trif Alatzas
The Baltimore Sun has named Donald C. Fry, President and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, and five GBC Board members to its 2021 Business and Civic Hall of Fame.
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Baltimore Business Journal: Baltimore Sun to be acquired by nonprofit headed by Choice Hotels chairman

"Hopefully, having a news organization with some Maryland ties will prove beneficial if it makes a strong commitment to dedicating adequate resources to covering local news aggressively."--Don Fry
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D.C. journalists provide a view from the press in discussion about power shift in Washington

D.C. Press Newsmaker
On February 10, 2021, The Greater Baltimore Committee hosted GBC Newsmaker Speaker Series: Power Shift in Washington — A View from the Press.
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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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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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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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