SOURCE: Greater Baltimore Committee

January 26, 2007 08:30 ET

Greater Baltimore Committee's Jan. 29 Legislative Forum to Feature Maryland Lt. Governor Brown, Senator Currie, Delegate O'Donnell

BALTIMORE, MD -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 26, 2007 --

-- Anthony G. Brown, lieutenant governor of Maryland
-- Ulysses Currie, chairman, Budget and Taxation Committee, Senate of
-- Anthony J. O'Donnell, minority leader, Maryland House of Delegates
-- Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee

Greater Baltimore Committee Legislative Forum: A Look at the 2007
Maryland General Assembly

Monday, January 29, 2007
7:30 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15 - 9:45 a.m. - Program

Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore
20 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown, Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
Chairman Ulysses Currie and House Minority Leader Anthony J. O'Donnell will
assess the Maryland General Assembly's issues and challenges in 2007 at the
GBC Legislative Forum on January 29 at the Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore
Hotel. Registration for the event will begin at 7:30 a.m., with the program
beginning at 8 a.m. and concluding at 9:45 a.m.

More than 300 Greater Baltimore Committee members and guests are expected
to attend the GBC's first major event of 2007.  Speakers are expected to
comment on the policy and politics surrounding business climate issues
important to GBC members ranging from life sciences industry growth to the
future of transportation funding in Maryland.

GBC priority issues include addressing the impact of base realignment and
closure, expanding access to health care, continuing funding for
Baltimore's proposed Red and Green transit lines, enacting tax credits to
nurture bioscience development, strengthening higher education resources,
and expanding the availability of tax credits for commercial rehabilitation
of historic buildings.

Members of the news media are cordially invited to attend. To cover this
event, please contact Gene Bracken at (410) 727-2820, Ext. 33.

Contact Information

    Gene Bracken
    (410) 727-2820, Ext. 33
    Cell: (410) 274-0287
    Email Contact