On Tuesday, November 10 the Senate joined the House in passing legislation to make investment in Maryland’s defense assets. Merging versions is next. Part of the outcome will mean local construction jobs. For Fort Meade, it includes
- $86 million for the Air Force United States Cyber Command Joint Operations Center;
- $33.7 million for National Security Agency upgrades to provide electrical power;
- $34.9 million toward an advanced operations center for National Security Agency personnel; and
- $34.5 million to ease traffic congestion and upgrade access points.