Baltimore Business Journal: Maryland must ensure Preakness stays in Baltimore, Senate minority leader says

By Holden Wilen   Jan. 27, 2020  Making sure the Preakness Stakes stays in Baltimore must be one of the top goals for the General Assembly this year, Sen. J.B. Jennings told a group of regional business leaders on Jan. 27. Jennings, a Republican who represents Harford and Baltimore counties, has spoken...
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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 declined...
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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 issuance...
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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 to...
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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 of...
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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 two...
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Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, on Baltimore Police Response to Aerial Surveillance Planes

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 West...
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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 problems....
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