November 22, 2019

Longterm maintenance needs due to flaws in phase 2 of Silver Line to cost Metro millions, board is told

By Justin George November 21, 2019 at 6:07 p.m. EST Metro leaders were told Thursday that long-term maintenance for the troubled second phase of the Silver […]
November 21, 2019

Wells Fargo Provides $20K Grant to Prince George’s for Small, Minority-Owned Businesses

The Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation has received a $20,000 grant from Wells Fargo to provide technical assistance and business financial planning to disadvantaged, minority-owned […]
November 20, 2019

D.C. Council members aim to tighten loopholes in subcontracting law

A group of D.C. Council members introduced a bill Tuesday designed to improve compliance with a District law that requires companies with large public contracts to […]
November 20, 2019

Former Baltimore mayor Catherine E. Pugh charged with wire fraud, tax evasion

Baltimore’s former mayor Catherine E. Pugh has been indicted by a federal grand jury on wire fraud and tax evasion over lucrative book deals for her […]
November 19, 2019

Howard County buys nearly all buildings needed for Ellicott City flood mitigation plan

Howard County has acquired nearly all of the 10 buildings needed to move forward with a flood mitigation plan for Ellicott City, County Executive Calvin Ball […]
November 19, 2019

Arlington’s Capital Impact Partners launches program to cultivate minority real estate developers

D.C.-area nonprofit Capital Impact Partners is expanding its Equitable Development Initiative, which helps minority real estate developers participate in development and revitalization efforts. Capital Impact is […]
November 18, 2019

Companies can get govt loans if revenue falls after disaster

NEW YORK (AP) — Months after a storm, fire, drought or other disaster has struck, small businesses that have lost revenue due to the devastation may […]
November 18, 2019

Bowser challenges Virginia to match her commitment to build new housing

As D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has laid out targets to massively ramp up new housing construction and meet the region’s supply shortage, she’s asking: Where is […]
November 18, 2019

SBA Issues Direct Final Rule that Will Allow Governors to Seek HUBZone Designation for Certain Rural Areas

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration today issued a direct final rule that will allow governors to petition the SBA’s Administrator to designate HUBZone status […]