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Author Archives: Donald C. Fry

Donald C. Fry: Going to school on education cuts

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

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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Donald C. Fry: How would candidates give us the business?

Democrat and Republican candidates for governor in the June 24 primary elections are trying hard to communicate their commitments to focusing on Maryland’s business climate and to strengthening our state’s competitiveness for private-sector job growth.

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