January 16, 2019

Hoyer: Dec. ’18 Jobs Report Encouraging

Jobs Report

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest jobs report shows that payroll employment increased by 312,000 in December 2018, and the unemployment
rate rose to 3.9 percent.

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Learn About Positioning, Navigation, Timing

Positioning, Navigation

The Patuxent Partnership will host a conference on matters related to  Positioning, Navigation, and Timing in GPS-denied environments — locations where GPS is not allowed for various reasons. The conference is set for Feb. 5, 2019, from 8 am to 2:30 pm at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California, MD.

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Pax Partnership Announces New Leadership

New Leadership

The Patuxent Partnership has announced New Leadership for the new year. The 2019 Board of Directors has been appointed, with five new members and returning members to fill the slate of officers and board members. 

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St. Mary’s Science Fair Support Needed

Science Fair

The St. Mary’s County Science and Engineering Fair Board is seeking support for the science fair from businesses in St. Mary’s County. The Patuxent Partnership is helping the board publicize the need for support. 

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Small Business Owner Got Her Start at CSM

Small Business Owner

Danin Turner of La Plata is a graduate of the College of Southern Maryland and is already living her dream of owning her own performing arts studio. The 21-year-old small business owner says her experience at CSM put her on the path to achieve her goals so early in life.

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Public Hearing on Airport Rules Canceled

Airport Rules

The St. Mary’s County commissioners will hear public comment on the Airport Rules Ordinance during a public hearing at 6 pm Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in the Chesapeake Building at 41770 Baldridge St. in Leonardtown.

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CSM Building Gets LEED Designation

LEED Designation

Environmental sustainability is a high priority for the College of Southern Maryland, and the college is demonstrating that commitment every day. CSM’s Regional Hughesville Campus Center for Trades and Energy Training has achieved a major LEED designation.

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Hoyer: Jobs Report Weaker Than Expected

Jobs Report

While the November 2018 jobs report is reflective of a resilient economy, it was weaker than expected, driven in part by uncertainty due to trade, says Congressman Steny H. Hoyer.

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App Challenge Winners Announced

App Challenge

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer has announced the list of winners of the fifth annual Congressional App Challenge for the Fifth District.

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SMECO Raises Money for Hospice Donation

Hospice Donation

Employees of Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative raised big money for a Hospice Donation in each of the three Southern Maryland counties.

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