BBJ: TEDCO to distribute $5M in COVID relief to rural, disadvantaged startups

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TEDCO is offering financial relief to early-stage companies that have been heavily impacted by the ongoing coronavirus crisis and are in need of bridge funding to survive.
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Maryland Matters: Opinion: State’s Economy, Environment and Equity Depend on Transit

Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald Fry said, “The Red Line is a jobs line. It’s a critical piece of our economic growth.”
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Baltimore Sun: Maryland Gov. Hogan holds off on new coronavirus restrictions, defends outdoor dining as some counties tighten guidelines

Donald Fry, president and CEO of the GBC, called the measures "a first good step to mitigate the economic stress many small business are encountering as they struggle to stay operational."
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Greater Baltimore Committee mourns passing of Senator Paul Sarbanes, a champion for Baltimore and Maryland

“Many of his accomplishments while serving in office are relevant and resonate today, such as his efforts to protect the Chesapeake Bay, protecting investors and ensuring low-income residents have fair access to housing.”
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Baltimore Sun: Uncertainty from coronavirus, presidential election could dampen Maryland economy for months

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While the stock market might point to the re-election of President Donald Trump, other economic indicators, including disposable income and monthly payrolls, point to former Vice President Joe Biden.
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Governor Larry Hogan’s October 22 COVID-19 Press Conference

Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on October 22, 2020. Governor Hogan announced new economic relief for Maryland small businesses. 
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WBAL NewsRadio: President of the Greater Baltimore Committee speaks on family supporting jobs and breaking disparities

"Our board of directors felt that rather than looking just at the current workforce, they wanted to look ahead, look 10 years out from a regional perspective," said Fry.
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Baltimore Sun: Incoming Greater Baltimore Committee chair Calvin Butler will work to improve inclusion

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The organization will take immediate steps including reviewing bylaws, policies and procedures to ensure they are inclusive.
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