GBC Newsmaker Speaker Series: Reflections of a Mayor

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for a fascinating and engaging discussion with four former mayors of Baltimore City! Former Mayors Kurt L. Schmoke (1987-1999), Martin O’Malley (1999- 2007), Sheila Dixon (2007-2010) and Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (2010-2016) will talk about their experiences and lessons learned while holding Baltimore’s top elected office. The...
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‘In Their Words’ Election Series

In Their Words
In this weekly series, we are sharing candidate positions with you "in their words."
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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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Don Fry Commentary in The Baltimore Sun: This is what we need from the next mayor

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While the Greater Baltimore Committee does not endorse or financially support candidates for public office, we strongly believe that there are certain qualities that the next Mayor of Baltimore must possess to effectively lead the City in the midst of these uncertain times and unprecedented challenges.
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GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Mayoral Debate

The Mayoral candidates were asked questions about Baltimore in the five years since the death of Freddie Gray, why someone should invest in the city, the budget and how to improve the sense of lawlessness without mass incarcerations.
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Baltimore Sun: Baltimore mayoral candidates zero in on violent crime during debate in race’s closing days

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In a forum hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee and WBAL-AM, the six leading Democratic candidates either sought to distance themselves from the violent status quo or pointed to work they've done while in office to address the problem.
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BBJ: Six mayoral candidates share their plans for luring businesses to Baltimore

How would you go about wooing a big-league business to take a chance and invest in a move to Baltimore? That was one of several questions posed by Greater Baltimore Committee CEO Donald C. Fry to six leading Democratic mayoral candidates during an online debate May 27 sponsored by the organization...
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The Daily Record: Baltimore mayoral candidates clash during GBC debate

Baltimore’s top Democratic candidates for mayor traded sharp barbs Wednesday as voters in the June 2 primary continue casting ballots by mail.
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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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