BBJ: Here’s where employers can start in addressing structural racism in the workplace

Bell-McKoy shared some of these essential questions with an online audience of nearly 200 Baltimore businesspeople June 26 during a Greater Baltimore Committee webinar largely focused on the role that structural racism plays in perpetuating wage and other achievement gaps between white and Black folks in America, and in Baltimore....
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Don Fry Commentary in The Daily Record: Mayoral candidates weigh in on fighting crime

Baltimore City Hall
While COVID-19 dominates the attention of many these days, there is a pivotal and transformative primary election coming up in Baltimore City on June 2.
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BBJ: Greater Baltimore Committee: City needs a mayor who can ‘measure up’

Through June 2, Baltimore residents will cast their ballots in the Primary Election for Mayor, City Council President, City Council seats and Comptroller.
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BBJ: Aerial surveillance planes to begin flying over Baltimore Friday

Camera-equipped surveillance planes will take to the Baltimore skies May 1, kicking off a six-month pilot program testing the technology's ability to help fight crime.
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AT&T supports nurses and physicians with 3 months of free FirstNet service

AT&T
In addition to three months of free service, nurses and physicians signing-on to FirstNet can get a $200 activation credit when activating a new FirstNet Ready smartphone on a new FirstNet Mobile-Responder plan.
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GBC’s 2020 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session Summary

Every year, prior to the start of the legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly, the GBC releases its Legislative Priorities, which are based on several core policy priority areas. Here is the end of session summary.
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BBJ: City panel approves ‘spy plane’ agreement, allowing surveillance planes over Baltimore

Last fall, the Greater Baltimore Committee called for the pilot program to be implemented.
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Baltimore Sun: Police Commissioner Harrison discusses ‘squeegee kids’ and his 5-year crime plan with Baltimore’s business leaders

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison pushed back March 4 on calls for increased police pressure on the city’s so-called squeegee kids while telling city business leaders about his five-year crime plan.
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Baltimore Business Journal: Why Baltimore’s police commissioner takes officers to the Center Club each month

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison
Every month, Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison takes a group of about 20 of his officers to the Center Club for a meal.
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The Daily Record: Harrison seeks to reassure business leaders of progress in reducing crime

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison sought to reassure business leaders that police are making inroads into reducing the violent crime that has wracked the city for the past five years on March 4.
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