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2022 Howard County General Election Voters Guide

As a service to our readers, The Business Monthly asked Howard County candidates running in the 2022 General Election to provide responses to a short questionnaire. Their unedited responses follow. For candidates who did not respond, their campaign website identified on their candidacy application is listed instead. Questions for Executive and Legislative offices: 1. How […]

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Ball announces next steps for housing opportunities trust fund

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and the Department of Housing and Community Development have announced next steps for Howard County’s historic Housing Opportunities Trust Fund. Applicants are being sought to serve on the Housing Opportunities Trust Fund Advisory Committee, which will assist in oversight of the fund. The committee will meet up to six times […]

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Nielsen closes transaction with Evergreen, Brookfield-led consortium

Nielsen Holdings plc, which operates its Nielsen Audio division from Columbia Gateway Office Park, announced the completion of its previously announced sale to a private equity consortium composed of Evergreen Coast Capital Corp., an affiliate of Elliott Investment Management; and Brookfield Business Partners, with institutional partners in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $16 billion, […]

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Tenable announces Research Alliance Program

Tenable, of Columbia, announced the creation of its new Research Alliance Program to share vulnerability information prior to public disclosure. This new intelligence sharing initiative aims to reduce the window of opportunity threat actors have to exploit newly-disclosed vulnerabilities, allowing security teams and system administrators to address attack paths before bad actors can take advantage. […]

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TEDCO awarded $125K SBA grant

TEDCO has been awarded $125,000 by the U.S. Small Business Administration through its Federal and State Technology Partnership Program. TEDCO is one of 44 recipients to receive the award, which will support TEDCO’s SBIR/STTR Proposal Lab. FAST funding exists to improve outcomes for women-owned, rural-based, and small disadvantaged businesses in the Small Business Innovation Research […]