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Author Archives: Donald C. Fry

Donald C. Fry: Priorities for post-unrest teamwork (access required)

Baltimore’s good character is clearly showing in the city’s time of trouble. Business, civic and government leaders are responding compassionately to the unrest that erupted in the city on April 25 and 27 amid public protests and reaction to the ...

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Donald C. Fry: Going to school on education cuts (access required)

Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposed operating budget for Fiscal Year 2016 has triggered anguish and concern expressed by advocates in news reports and in media commentary over proposed cuts to state funding for education, particularly in Baltimore city and Prince George’s County, two of the state’s largest school districts.

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Donald C. Fry: Next, let’s have BDC’s cohesive plan (access required)

More than four years after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s transition team recommended the adoption of a strategic plan as the top economic development priority for Baltimore, the city’s elected policymakers and business leaders are still waiting for such a plan to emerge from the Baltimore Development Corp., whose president resigned last week.

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