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

Pictured above: Jay Perman, Kim Schatzel, Javier Miyares, Rev. Brian Linnane and David Wilson (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...
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The Daily Record: Wen warns Baltimore business leaders COVID lockdown lifting too soon

Dr. Leana Wen
Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen said she believes orders to reopen businesses throughout the nation are coming too soon and could negate gains made in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.
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BGE announces Customer Relief and Energy Infrastructure Investment Plan

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) announced its Customer Relief and Energy Infrastructure Plan on May 15.
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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.
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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.
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The Daily Record: United Way offers free philanthropy cloud for businesses

In partnership with Salesforce, United Way is offering free access to Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud to companies in the U.S. that wish to enable their employees to engage with their communities and colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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BBJ: CareFirst CEO ‘implores’ businesses to continue remote work, even after economy reopens

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield CEO Brian D. Pieninck is encouraging Baltimore's businesspeople to continue working remotely "well beyond" when local leaders give clearance to reopen the economy.
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Don Fry Commentary on WBAL NewsRadio: Coronavirus delayed mayoral race but doesn’t diminish its importance

Baltimore City Hall
The COVID-19 pandemic dominates the media and public’s attention each and every waking hour. But there’s a transformative and pivotal election on the horizon for Baltimore City.
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Baltimore Community Foundation Deploys COVID-19 Response Grants, Plans for Intermediate and Long-Term Needs Ahead

The Baltimore Community Foundation (BCF) announced the latest in a series of grants to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on vulnerable individuals and communities in the Baltimore region on April 22.
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