GBC’s 2020 Baltimore City Election Coverage

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2020 Baltimore City Election Business Advocacy Engagement The last decade has been challenging for the City of Baltimore. Baltimore City enters the new decade at a crossroads. The 2020 Citywide elections provide an excellent opportunity for the City to turn the corner with bold leadership. The Greater Baltimore Committee...
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The GBC Check-In: Austin Davis, Census 2020 Project Manager for Baltimore City

Since 1790, the U.S. government has conducted the decennial census, as mandated by the Constitution. The census aims to count the entire population, and gathers data about sex, age, race, living situations and the number of people per household. According to the United States Census Bureau, response rates have...
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Morgan State University President Receives Authorization to Pursue Affiliate Agreement to Add New College of Osteopathic Medicine

As part of an ongoing effort to fulfill Morgan State University’s designation as Maryland’s Preeminent Public Urban Research University, its Board of Regents has authorized Morgan President David Wilson, Ed.D., to further explore the prospect of bringing a new medical school to the campus through a strategic partnership. The Board’s approval for the...
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Baltimore Business Journal: ‘Expect the unexpected’ Maryland businesses cautious as 2020 General Assembly begins

By Holden Wilen Jan. 9, 2020 Politicians from across Maryland flock to Annapolis every year for the annual legislative session and talk about how they will be passing laws that will affect the state for generations to come. Billions of dollars are at stake as Democrats push a plan...
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LifeBridge Health Announces New President for Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

LifeBridge Health announced on January 8, 2020, that Daniel Blum will join the organization in April as President of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and Grace Medical Center, taking over responsibilities from Jonathan Ringo, M.D., who will step away from his position to become the founder and chief executive officer...
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Chase Brexton’s Exclusive Signature Event Information Announced

Chase Brexton Health Care will be holding its single signature event: An Evening at the Moulin Rouge on May 2, 2020 at the historic Guilford home of Paul B. Fowler, MD & Franklin N. McNeil, Jr. The event will take place from 6-11:00 p.m. Proceeds from the event support...
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Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, on Baltimore Police Response to Aerial Surveillance Planes

December 20, 2019 “The Greater Baltimore Committee has expressed its support for aerial surveillance as a new investigative tool to address the unacceptable crime rate in the city. The GBC commends Commissioner Harrison for his thoughtful and deliberative approach in developing a program that takes advantage of enhanced technology...
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LifeBridge Health Announces New Name for Bon Secours Hospital: Grace Medical Center

On December 17, 2019, LifeBridge Health announced a new name for Bon Secours Baltimore Hospital: Grace Medical Center. “As we thought about a new name for the hospital, we wanted to honor the hospital’s 100-year history as well as reflect our ongoing commitment to ensuring that the people of...
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Baltimore Business Journal: Saving Harborplace

By Melody Simmons  Dec. 13, 2019 In a small conference room at City Hall, 12 city leaders met recently to scrutinize the mess unfolding at Harborplace. The marketplace — once Baltimore’s heartbeat which heralded a legendary urban renaissance — is half vacant and overloaded with debt, default and image...
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Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts Accepting Applications for the 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) continues to accept applications for the 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade on Monday, January 20, 2020 at noon. The parade celebrates the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with community-based civic organizations, high...
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