Barbara Mikulski's advice to an ailing Baltimore: 'Stop whining'

Baltimore Business Journal | 5/23/2018 | Melody Simmons
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By Melody Simmons

May 23, 2018, 8:18pm EDT

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The best way to move Baltimore forward from its blight, unemployment and horrific three-year cycle of violent crime and record homicide rates is to stand up to it with gusto.

"Stop whining and start winning," retired U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski told a group of about 75 business leaders at an informal panel Wednesday afternoon downtown. The event was sponsored by the Baltimore Efficiency and Economy Foundation, a nonprofit centered on civic advocacy, and held at 750 E. Pratt St.

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Mikulski took the microphone after nearly an hour and a half discussion about how the city could turn itself around and move forward.

Titled "Preparing Baltimore for the next Amazon opportunity," the group that included developer Thibault Manekin, Parks and People President Lisa Millspaugh Schroeder and urban researcher Seema Iyer spoke of ways...
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