Fort Meade

  • Military housing contractors say they’re working to improve homes, lawmakers hearing otherwise

    Military housing companies have hired more staff and invested more money, but lawmakers say problems persist.

  • Senator warns Army about recruiting on TikTok

    In today’s Federal Newscast, relocation notices went out to 159 employees at the Bureau of Land Management yesterday.

  • Ft. Meade families are suing military housing company nine months after promises to improve living conditions

    DoD and military housing companies promised to clean up their act, but some military families at Ft. Meade aren’t seeing the results.

  • SSA will need to dip into reserve funds to stay afloat

    In today’s Federal Newscast, in their annual report to Congress, Social Security Administration trustees said they expect total costs to exceed income next year, and in all the years beyond that.

  • Big development at MARC station near Fort Meade

    Maryland Transportation Secretary James Smith is joining other state, local and Fort Meade officials in breaking ground for a $180 million development to serve the growing number of people using MARC commuter rail service near the Army installation.

  • Fannie and Freddie, March Madness lobbying, & BRAC

    On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss Fannie and Freddie underwriting practices, how much colleges and universities spend on lobbying, and how BRAC is changing the area around Fort Meade. March 28, 2013

  • A tale of two (Maryland) schools

    Host Mark Amtower is joined by Ellen Hemmerly, executive director of BWTech at the UMBC Research and Technology Park, and Capitol College President and CEO Mike Wood. October 17, 2011(Encore presentation November 28, 2011)

  • Growth of bases means more creature comforts for feds

    For military bases in the national capital region, forget the ”closure” part of Base Realignment and Closure. The 2005 BRAC round means huge growth at bases around Washington, and along with it, a need for new infrastructure and creature comforts for the growing workforce.

  • Part 4: A traffic ‘meltdown’ waiting to happen?

    When Stewart Schwartz, executive director of the Coalition for Smarter Growth, takes a look at the local BRAC sites — the Mark Center, Fort Belvoir, Quantico Marine Base, Bethesda Naval and Fort Meade — he sees a ”meltdown.”

  • DISA cuts ribbon on new headquarters

    The Defense Information Systems Agency celebrated the ceremonial opening of its new 95-acre headquarters campus on Friday. Less than half of the 4,600 employees already work at its new headquarters at Fort Meade, Md. The agency expects the rest of its staff to move there from several northern Virginia locations by late August.