May 22, 2024

Resources Available for Small Businesses

Small Businesses

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer celebrates National Small Business Week by recognizing the work of small businesses and entrepreneurs across Maryland’s 5th District.

COVID-Relief Funds Available From County


St. Mary’s County recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused economic hardship for many businesses and has reactivated the Online Sales/Telework Grant Fund to provide relief.

TPP Briefing: DoD Wants Small Businesses

small business

The National Defense Strategy emphasizes small businesses to accomplish greater performance and affordability, the third priority of the strategic effort along with “lethality” and strengthening alliances. Emily Harman, director of the Navy Office of Small Business Programs, gives details at TPP’s briefing “Small Business: The First Option.”

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.

SBA Changes Rules for Small Biz Contractors

More protections and opportunities are in place for small business looking to bid with larger ones on government contracts.

Health Reform Forum for Small Business

Regional business and health leaders will host the morning forum to explain details in the Affordable Care Act and how they can impact employee health.

JCS Chair Dempsey: $52B Sequester Cuts “Impossible”

JCS Chief Dempsey

Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the Internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the Leader’s owners or staff. Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey said it’s “impossible” for Pentagon to make $52 billion in sequester cuts to its 2014 budget, reports The Hill. Canada’s wish list:  UAVs that can resupply Arctic rescue missions, Defense News says. The Global Observer drone is a dud, Wired says. Government contractors:  Time for a heart-to-heart talk with your contracting officer, Washington Technology advises. (paywall) Partnership for Public…

Unmanned Strike Drone Begins Testing on USS Truman

X-47B on the USS Truman

The Navy begins testing how the X-47B UCAS-D will integrate with aircraft carriers.

‘Fiscal Cliff’ Gets Short Shrift in Presidential Debate?

US Capitol

The Aerospace Industries Association is unhappy that Tuesday night’s presidential debate did not get into sequestration.

Yes, the NSA Does Like Small Business

NSA Burger

Whether licensing out patented technologies or issuing contracts for dog food, the NSA would like to work with your small business.