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Cardin, Van Hollen support fed workers, agencies in funding package

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) announced key provisions in the final fiscal 2022 appropriations package signed into law by President Joe Biden that they worked to secure in order to support federal workers through improved compensation and working conditions. The Omnibus Appropriations Act also enables critical maintenance projects at federal facilities […]

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Leadership change in Arundel Transportation Office

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced a change in leadership with the County’s Office of Transportation, where Samuel Snead will replace outgoing director Ramond Robinson. Snead’s appointment took effect on Monday, Dec. 27. “Samuel Snead brings significant transportation planning and regulatory experience to this role,” Pittman said. “I am confident he will continue the […]

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QuickCode.ai receives $2M from DataTribe

QuickCode.ai has raised $2 million in seed funding from DataTribe, a Maple Lawn-based global cyber foundry that invests in and co-builds next-generation cybersecurity and data science companies. QuickCode.ai won the 2021 DataTribe Challenge in early November 2021, for the company’s innovative approach to enabling organizations to unlock the insights trapped in text data to solve the data-labeling bottleneck that […]

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HCEDA selected as Build Back Better Regional Challenge finalist

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.)  announced an award of $500,000 in American Rescue Plan funding to the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA). The infusion will go toward continuing developing its Maryland Cyber Workforce […]

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Pittman, AAWDC announce school bus driver incentives

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and the Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corp. (AAWDC) announced retention and new hire bonuses for contracted school bus drivers and aides, a local approach to solving the national driver shortage. The bonuses provide an immediate solution to challenges faced by school bus contractors in recruiting and retaining staff. “We […]