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February 3rd, 2008

Frederick's lawmakers want to attract nanotechnology industry

Abstract:
Frederick delegates Sue Hecht and Galen Clagett are working with state leaders to attract nanotechnology companies to settle in Frederick.

The two state lawmakers introduced a bill this week that would create a bond for $500,000 to buy nanotechnology equipment for a temporary site in Frederick while a Fort Detrick-based company builds an expansion on post.

Hecht said she and Clagett, both Democrats, will also help sponsor other legislation this session aimed at attracting nanotechnology. They are working with the governor's office and General Assembly leaders on that legislation.

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