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: What Brandon Scott faces as Baltimore’s next mayor: a pandemic, budget woes and crime-weary residents hoping for change

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Donald C. Fry, president and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, said he is eager for Scott to work closely with the police commissioner to reduce violent crime.
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Technical.ly: Economists are tracking these indicators to understand the recession and the election

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Both Agati and Bernard Yaros, an assistant director and economist at Moody’s Analytics, offered some economic indicators to watch.
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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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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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BBJ: Catalyte trains Baltimore residents to be software developers, city employees through new partnership

Hsu noted that the fellowship model could also save the city money, and prevent the need to outsource when it needs IT help or new tech tools. For what it typically costs to hire one IT consultant, Catalyte can produce four or five fellows, he said.
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The Daily Record: SECU of Maryland to open new Clarksville location

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SECU’s Clarksville location is the latest in a series of planned new financial center openings, designed to expand the credit union’s footprint and better serve Maryland residents.
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For 2nd Consecutive Year, M&T Bank Named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion

As part of M&T Bank's employee engagement efforts, the company operates more than 60 employee resource groups in communities across its footprint, which provide valuable insights into the company's diversity and inclusion efforts.
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TEDCO’s Builder Fund invests $450K in eight start-ups

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TEDCO’s Builder Fund was created to financially and operationally support the development of startup companies run by entrepreneurs who demonstrate a socially or economically disadvantaged background that hinders access to traditional forms of capital and executive networks at the pre-seed stage.
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