August 8, 2020

Report: Where Federal Defense Dollars Are Spent

Federal Defense Dollars

A Pew Charitable Trusts report on where federal defense dollars are spent shows Pentagon contract spending puts Connecticut at No. 1 by one measure: defense contracts as a percentage of spending. Maryland was 21st on the list. In FY2018, the federal government spent a total of $579 billion on defense in the states and DC, or $1,772 per capita. In Maryland, the per capita spending was $2,955.

Debate Reopens on Atlantic Wind Farm Project

Wind Farm

The Maryland Public Service Commission is reopening discussion about a wind turbine project in the Atlantic off the shores of Ocean City after developers of the project say they want to build the turbines more than 200 feet taller that originally proposed.

Nuclear Warheads Threatened by Budget CR

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A long-term continuing resolution holding budgets at FY19 levels threatens modernization of nuclear warheads and construction of needed plutonium pits.

Fort Meade Breaks Ground on Cyberspace Facility

A groundbreaking is scheduled today, Nov. 2, 2017, for a cyberspace facility at Fort Meade, Maryland. Gov. Larry Hogan will give the keynote address.

Ft. Meade Procurement Successes Sought

Howard County’s successful Base Business Initiative put out a call this month for successful government procurement stories.

Cyber Weaponry a Considered Option in Syria

A Senate committee narrowly supports a US strike in Syria with time and force restrictions while private discussions at the Pentagon, Fort Meade and D.C. include cyber options.

Truths About Cybersecurity and National Security

cybersecurity

We are under attack, and most of us don’t even know it. Those who know are discouraged from reporting.

Ft. Meade Expects 10,000 New Workers by 2020

U.S. Cyber Command could bring 5.8 million square feet of new buildings to the base.

Base Business Initiative Meets Tuesday

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Hear the latest on what’s happening in the Fort Meade contracting community.

Fort Meade: Business Magnet

biz & tech icon

The Base Business Initiative helps entrepreneurs in Fort Meade.