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Hogan announces key department appointments

Gov. Larry Hogan has hired former Maryland Secretary of Commerce Mike Gill has been named secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce, succeeding Secretary Kelly Schulz; has named Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Executive Director James Ports, Jr., secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), succeeding Secretary Greg Slater; and named William Pines, MDTA’s chief engineer, succeed Ports […]

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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 […]

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Shore Bancshares, Severn Bancorp merger approved

Shore Bancshares, the holding company of Shore United Bank and Severn Bancorp, the holding company of Severn Savings Bank, announced that, at special meetings of their respective shareholders held on Oct. 22, Shore’s shareholders approved the merger of Severn with and into Shore. Shore will be the surviving corporation, with the issuance of shares of Shore’s common stock to the shareholders of Severn pursuant […]