Don Fry Commentary in TDR’s Eye on Annapolis: Pandemic recovery and the state’s competitive edge

With the COVID-19 pandemic threatening the health of Marylanders and disrupting the economy, the 2021 session of the Maryland General Assembly is shaping up to be unique and challenging.
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Starbucks expands initiatives to advance opportunity, equity and inclusion in the communities it serves

By 2025, the Starbucks Community Resilience Fund will invest $100 million to advance racial equity and environmental resilience by supporting small business growth and community development projects in neighborhoods with historically limited access to capital.
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Gov. Larry Hogan’s Dec. 15 COVID-19 Press Conference

COVID-19 updates
To assist in the distribution of vaccines, Gov. Hogan is re-activating the Maryland National Guard to provide logistical support with planning and operations and to provide assistance at distribution points.
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Congressional Letter of Support from the Business Community: COVID-19 Federal Relief

As a coalition of Capital Region business organizations, we are aligned and support your efforts in the passage of an FY2021 omnibus spending package and additional economic relief in this package before the 116th Congress concludes.
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Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly discusses the state of the travel industry

Gary Kelly, CEO, Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly started the discussion by noting Southwest Airlines' successful partnership with BWI and the fact that it meant "tremendous route expansion" for the airline.
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Governor Larry Hogan’s Nov. 10 COVID-19 Press Conference

The Latest on COVID-19 in Maryland
The Governor issued a number of actions effective on Nov. 11 at 5 p.m. to stem the increase in COVID-19, including increased health care system surge planning, reduced bar and restaurant capacity, and use of masks for indoor gatherings of 25 or more.
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Governor Larry Hogan’s Nov. 5 COVID-19 Press Conference

The Latest on COVID-19 in Maryland
Governor Larry Hogan in a press conference on Nov. 5 expressed concern with the increasing cases of COVID-19 across the country and in the State of Maryland. To date, there have been 149,964 COVID-19 cases in Maryland.
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Letter to Senator Ben Cardin regarding Congressional action to address economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

The GBC thanks Senator Cardin for taking the time to meet with the Greater Baltimore Committee’s COVID-19 Business Recovery Advisory Council regarding pending Congressional action to address the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Governor Larry Hogan’s July 22 COVID-19 Press Conference

The Latest on COVID-19 in Maryland
Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on July 22, 2020. The focus of the press conference was Maryland’s COVID-19 response and Maryland’s school plans for the fall.
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