GBC Newsmaker Speaker Series: Higher Education in the COVID-19 Era

Pictured above: Jay Perman, Kim Schatzel, Javier Miyares and Rev. Brian Linnane (left to right) What is the future of higher education? Join the Greater Baltimore Committee; Jay Perman, Chancellor University System of Maryland; Kim Schatzel, President of Towson University; Javier Miyares, President of University of Maryland Global Campus;...
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The Daily Record: Kennedy Krieger Institute receives nearly $1M to expand, improve telehealth access

Kennedy Krieger Institute received a grant of $994,950 from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expand and improve access to its telehealth services, officials announced Monday. Continue reading
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McCormick and Drew Barrymore partner for #TacosTogether and $1M donation

McCormick partnered with Drew Barrymore for an engaging virtual taco night called #TacosTogether. Continue reading
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‘Use an abundance of caution,’ Dr. Leana Wen urges business leaders during GBC webinar on COVID-19

Dr. Leana Wen
Dr. Wen discussed considerations related to the relaxing of restrictions and returning to work and what businesses should be doing to prepare for returning to work. Continue reading
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COVID-19: GBC Coverage and Response

We've compiled a number of resources -- including updates on COVID-19-related legislation and highlighted philanthropic giving by several GBC Member companies -- here to keep you up-to-date on all of the GBC's efforts. Continue reading
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FOX45: Proposed bill would give hazard pay to essential workers in Baltimore City

There's a plan for a new law in Baltimore City that would mandate hazard pay for some of the people working during the pandemic. Continue reading
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COVID-19 Resources and Helpful Websites

COVID-19
Here are some business-related resources as well as official informational websites to help keep the Greater Baltimore business community healthy and safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. Continue reading
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Baltimore Sun: Baltimore City Council bill would require essential businesses pay workers premium during pandemic

The Baltimore City Council wants businesses to pay essential employees a premium for working during the pandemic, a measure that proposes to put an extra $10 to $25 per shift in people’s wallets. Continue reading
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The Daily Record: Will Md. end up with a patchwork of pandemic rules?

The leaders of Maryland’s four largest jurisdictions are indicating that they may not line up with all of Gov. Larry Hogan’s plans for easing pandemic restrictions, raising the possibility that a patchwork of rules may exist from one community to the next. Continue reading
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Maryland Reporter: Hogan: Stay-at-home order will be lifted Friday at 5 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan said on May 13 that the state’s fight against the coronavirus has progressed to a point at which the stay-at-home order he issued on March 30 will be lifted Friday evening. Continue reading
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