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Feb 06, 2017, 17:35 ET Greater Baltimore Committee's Statement on Proposed Legislation to Increase the Minimum Wage in Baltimore City

The Greater Baltimore Committee has serious concerns about proposed legislation by the Baltimore City Council that would raise the minimum...


Dec 08, 2016, 07:00 ET Greater Baltimore Committee's "Call to Action" Report Outlines Recommendations to Remove Barriers and Expand Job Opportunities for Ex-Offenders

A new report by the Greater Baltimore Committee outlines specific initiatives that public and private sector employers and elected leaders can take...


Oct 14, 2016, 08:00 ET Greater Baltimore Committee's 2016 Economic Outlook Conference to focus on Industries of the Future and Post-Election Economy

The Greater Baltimore Committee's 2016 Economic Outlook Conference on October 17 will focus on preparing for the future economy locally and...


Sep 12, 2016, 18:45 ET Greater Baltimore Committee Encouraged by Baltimore City Council Show of Support for Port Covington

Below is a statement by Donald C. Fry, President and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, on the Baltimore City Council's vote today to...


Aug 15, 2016, 18:49 ET Statement From The Greater Baltimore Committee On The Baltimore City Council's Vote On Minimium Wage

Below is the statement by Donald C. Fry, President and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, on the decision today by the Baltimore City Council...


Jul 28, 2016, 10:15 ET Greater Baltimore Committee Remains Opposed to $15 Minimum Wage Proposal for Baltimore

 The Greater Baltimore Committee remains opposed to a bill before the Baltimore City Council that would increase the minimum wage in the city...


Jul 27, 2016, 10:15 ET Greater Baltimore Committee Urges Baltimore City Council to Approve Port Covington Project as a Creator of Jobs and Economic Activity

 The Greater Baltimore Committee fully supports the proposed redevelopment of Port Covington by Sagamore Development Company as a visionary...


Feb 05, 2016, 13:38 ET Greater Baltimore Committee to hold annual Maryland General Assembly Legislative Forum Feb. 8

WHO:        The Greater Baltimore Committee's 2016 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Forum will feature...


Dec 01, 2015, 15:47 ET Baltimore Businesses and Charity Honored for Dedication to Community Projects by Greater Baltimore Committee and Baltimore Development Corporation

The Greater Baltimore Committee and Baltimore Development Corporation honored 13 businesses and one charitable organization today for projects and...


Nov 13, 2015, 11:49 ET Stephanie C. Hill Elected Chair, Board of Directors, of the Greater Baltimore Committee

 Stephanie C. Hill, Vice President and General Manager of Lockheed Martin's Ship & Aviation Systems line of business for Mission Systems...


Oct 19, 2015, 08:00 ET Baltimore Metro Area Releases Export Market Assessment

 Today the Greater Baltimore Committee and four partners are releasing an export market assessment, a critical step in its development of a...


Oct 15, 2015, 12:57 ET Expanding Exports is Focus of Greater Baltimore Committee's Economic Outlook Conference

Greater Baltimore Committee to release Baltimore metro export plan at Economic Outlook Conference. WHAT: Annual GBC Economic Outlook Conference...


Jan 15, 2015, 12:00 ET Baltimore Selected to Join Global Cities Initiative's Exchange network

 Today, Baltimore is joining an economic development network created by the Global Cities Initiative, a five-year joint project of the...


Jan 09, 2015, 12:26 ET GBC urges lawmakers to enact 'angel' investment tax credit, other policies for competitiveness

A new tax credit for "angel" investors in early-stage businesses and support for policies to expand Maryland's economic base, promote...


Dec 09, 2014, 12:21 ET 16 Winners Receive Greater Baltimore Committee's 2014 'Bridging The Gap' Minority Business Awards

Sixteen Baltimore-area companies have been named winners of the Greater Baltimore Committee's 11th annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards. The...


Dec 02, 2014, 15:44 ET Baltimore Mayor honors 13 winners of 2014 Business Recognition Awards

 Thirteen Baltimore companies were honored by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today as winners of the 2014 Mayor's Business...


May 28, 2014, 12:02 ET Speaker Busch, USM's Kirwan receive 2014 Regional Visionary Awards from Greater Baltimore Committee

Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates Michael Busch and Chancellor of the University System of Maryland William E. "Brit" Kirwan received...


May 28, 2014, 11:51 ET Greater Baltimore Committee honors MICA's Lazarus, UB's Bogomolny with Sondheim Awards

Retiring Maryland Institute College of Art President Fred Lazarus and retiring University of Baltimore President Robert Bogomolny received 2014...


Dec 03, 2013, 08:47 ET Baltimore mayor to honor 12 firms for community service

 Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will honor 12 businesses at the 39th annual Mayor's Business Recognition Awards luncheon on...


Nov 11, 2013, 10:40 ET Baltimore region CEOs launch workplace campaign to fight diabetes

The Maryland chapter of the American Diabetes Association today announced that it has partnered with the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) to...


Oct 17, 2013, 14:17 ET Greater Baltimore Committee: Maryland voters favor changing state's election framework

Maryland voters overwhelmingly favor changing the way the state's voting districts are drawn up, according to answers to a poll question placed by...


Sep 04, 2013, 12:32 ET Greater Baltimore Committee competitiveness report urges Maryland tax reform

The Greater Baltimore Committee is urging government leaders to recognize the need to reform Maryland's tax structure to improve the state's...


Jun 27, 2013, 13:25 ET David H. Sachs Named To Direct Baltimore Leadership Program

 David H. Sachs, a leadership development innovator, manager, teacher and consultant, has been named the new executive director of The...


May 30, 2013, 12:50 ET Baltimore-Washington business organizations team on task force to foster cyber industry growth

 The Greater Baltimore Committee, the Greater Washington Board of Trade and the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore announced the creation...


May 22, 2013, 11:53 ET Greater Baltimore Committee voices opposition to Council's bill to promote local hiring

The Greater Baltimore Committee is urging the Baltimore City Council not to pass what private-sector leaders say is well-intentioned but flawed...