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Candidate Files To Challenge Hucker in Silver Spring-Based Council District 5

Kevin Harris said Friday he believes County Council has permitted too much development without enough infrastructure upgrades
02/24/18

Ortman-Fouse Reverses Course on Re-Election Bid, Declares She’ll Run for County Council Instead

She says new school board candidate would be “great addition” to board
02/23/18

Politics Roundup: SEIU Local 500 Endorses Elrich For County Executive; Albornoz, Jain, Jawando, Shnider For Council

Plus: Council supports brewery reform state bill; another District 18 candidate infuses campaign with personal loan
02/23/18

Many Voters Remain Undecided in Maryland’s Democratic Gubernatorial Primary

Baker leads most recent poll with Kamenetz, Jealous close behind
02/22/18

Kamenetz Selects Former Montgomery County Council Member as Running Mate

Valerie Ervin, also a former school board member, resigned from the council in 2013
02/22/18

New State Contract Could Allow Marylanders To Make 911 Requests by Text; Teens Charged in Pair of Montgomery Village Robberies

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning
02/22/18

Racial Identity of Candidates’ Donors Shouldn’t Be Highlighted

This letter was submitted by Sayu Bhojwani of New American Leaders and Gautam Raghavan of Indian American Impact
02/21/18

Poll Shows Hogan's Approval Ratings Remain High; Many Gubernatorial Candidates Are Choosing Female Running Mates

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning
02/21/18

Baker Proposes Expanding Social Services During Tour of Montgomery County Homeless Shelter with New Running Mate

Prince George’s County executive explained why he picked a former Baltimore mayoral candidate to run for lieutenant governor
02/20/18

Latest Push for Special Elections To Fill Maryland Legislative Vacancies Gets a Boost

But bill’s sponsor acknowledges prospects for passage this year in Annapolis remain ‘unclear’
02/20/18

Denizens Brewery Co-Owner Previously Opposed Montgomery County’s $ 15 Minimum Wage Increase

Julie Verratti, gubernatorial candidate Alec Ross’s running mate, and her wife, Emily Bruno, ultimately supported the County Council’s effort to raise the wage, although Bruno initially testified it would cripple their brewery
02/20/18

Teen Wanted in Florida Killing Tracked to Silver Spring; Report Details Alleged Sexual Harassment in State House

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning
02/20/18

Leggett Endorses Miller in 6th District Congressional Race

County executive said the state delegate has been committed to the people of Montgomery County
02/19/18

Madaleno Names Former O’Malley Official To Join Ticket In Governor's Race

Luwanda Jenkins previously served as special secretary in the state Office of Minority Affairs
02/19/18

Gang Members Arrested in Beating of Young Girl at Kensington Home; Weather Results in Potholes

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning
02/19/18

Ross Chooses Denizens Brewing Co-Owner as Gubernatorial Running Mate

Democrat cited Julie Verratti’s previous government work and experience running a small business as reasons he selected her
02/19/18

MoCo House Delegates Reject Local Legislation To Roll Back Country Club Tax Breaks

Del. David Moon, the bill’s sponsor, plans to push statewide measure increasing property assessments for clubs
02/16/18

Politics Roundup: Democratic Central Committee Bars Dual Candidacies, Amid Protests From One Candidate

Plus: Frosh to run for re-election; environmental group backs Waldstreicher; building owners’ association offers endorsements in local races
02/16/18

Hogan Says Maryland’s Amazon Pitch Will Be Finalized Shortly

Governor also criticized Montgomery County’s business climate during Rockville talk
02/15/18

Most of County’s Annapolis Delegation Lines Up Behind Measure To Attract Amazon HQ

Half-dozen local legislators say they are undecided on bill, but no outright opposition expressed
02/14/18
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