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Opinion: Money talks, voters are listening

The 2022 Howard County election cycle was to be the first to include the Citizens’ Election Fund, a public financing system for County Executive and Council races, approved via referendum, by over 76,000 voters. Candidates who agree to accept only from individuals, up to $250, can qualify. That means no donations from corporations, unions, PACs, […]

Posted inBusiness News

Awarded contracts

The following information regarding awarded contracts can be used to develop prime contractor, subcontractor and teaming partner relationships on these and other opportunities. The website for each awardee is also provided. For more information, contact TargetGov: 410-579-1346 x 325. Oceaneering International Inc., Hanover, has been awarded an $18,914,424 contract for the continuation of the Navy’s […]

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What’s the value of trust in your business?

There is one foundational quality that every business needs to succeed: trust. It’s what keeps customers coming back, and it transforms patrons into brand champions who recommend your business to their friends and family. Employee engagement, customer satisfaction and innovation improve – driving your success to new heights. Here are eight statistics showing why trust […]

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Steps to narrow racial contracting gap

The Biden-Harris Administration is taking new steps toward narrowing the racial wealth gap and reinvesting in struggling communities by expanding access to a key wealth-creator – small business ownership that may be also located in disadvantaged communities. The administration will address racial discrimination in part by using the federal government’s purchasing power to grow federal […]

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Recently awarded government contracts

The following information regarding awarded contracts can be used to develop prime contractor, subcontractor and teaming partner relationships on these and other opportunities. The website for each awardee is also provided. For more information, contact TargetGov: 410-579-1346 x 325. Precise Systems Inc., Lexington Park, is awarded an $83,196,677 contract for the operation, development, sustainment, training […]

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Howard’s Calvin Ball: Howard County steps up for small business 

Over the last 15 months, COVID-19 has impacted economies around the world. Some businesses suffered drastically, especially many small businesses.   Our economic outlook is finally improving after months of uncertainty, allowing many businesses to get on the road to recovery – but those same businesses will feel the effects of the pandemic for quite some time.  Throughout this pandemic, we’ve focused the Federal CARES Act and State of Maryland funding towards our small, local businesses. We’ve distributed more than $20 million through four rounds of HoCo RISE […]

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Reasons to lead with gratitude 

When was the last time you expressed gratitude to your team? What about your customers? Your business partners?   And I mean really expressed gratitude by going beyond a simple thank you.   Although it’s critically important to say thank you, what people really need is to have their unique contributions recognized. When people feel valued, they also feel empowered […]

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Recently awarded government contracts

The following information is regarding awarded contracts can be used to develop prime contractor, subcontractor and teaming partner relationships on these and other opportunities. The website for each awardee is also provided. For more information, contact TargetGov: 410-579-1346 x 325. Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Annapolis Junction, won a $42,536,432 contract for sustainment of the Cyber […]