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Bike-Powered Holiday Tree Going Up in Silver Spring; WSSC Proposes Rate Structure Changes

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning
11/10/17

Town Of Chevy Chase Council Member Joel Rubin To Enter District 18 Delegate Race

Former congressional aspirant is among five contenders taking aim at two open seats
11/09/17

6 Things To Know About Montgomery County’s Minimum-Wage Legislation

When employees can expect wage increases, how the bill gained support and political implications
11/08/17

Former Rockville Mayor Krasnow To Enter Democratic Primary for County Executive

If elected, she would be first woman to occupy post since it was created 50 years ago
11/06/17

Political Roundup: Leggett, Delaney Aides to Run for Open District 15 Seat; Van Hollen Endorses Baker

Plus: Advocacy group puts pressure on council members ahead of minimum wage vote; MoCo Dem Committee treasurer eyes at-large council race
11/03/17

Hogan To Headline Rally for GOP Gubernatorial Candidate in Virginia; Rockville Homes Evacuated for Gas Smell

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning
11/03/17

Chevy Chase Resident Nominated as Federal Reserve Chairman

President Trump picks Jerome Powell to replace Janet Yellen
11/02/17

MoCo’s New Public Financing Law Has Dispensed $851,000 To Candidates Since Mid-Year

County exec contenders Elrich and Leventhal are beneficiaries, as are five council aspirants
11/02/17

Montgomery County Delegate Takes Aim at Country Club Tax Breaks

Del. David Moon wants to change law allowing reduced assessments for Montgomery County private golf clubs
11/02/17

Delegate Proposes Bill To Allow County to Sell Alcohol in Grocery Stores

Local store owner says move may put small beer and wine stores out of business
10/30/17

Political Roundup: Two New Candidates Enter Races for District 16, 18 Delegate Seats

Plus: Branson files for at-large County Council run
10/27/17

Council Members Exploring Soda Tax in Montgomery County

Proposal could help fund early-childhood education programs
10/26/17

Hucker Says Proposal to Eliminate State, Local Deduction Would Harm Montgomery County Taxpayers

Council member cites estimate that 266,000 households in county use the deduction
10/26/17

Amie Hoeber Launches Congressional Campaign, Takes Shots at Democrats in Race

Potomac Republican is pursuing the District 6 seat again
10/24/17

Hogan Details Economic and Transportation Achievements at Business Event in Rockville

Five local business leaders inducted into county’s Business Hall of Fame Tuesday
10/24/17

Dana Beyer Confirms Run Against Del. Waldstreicher For District 18 Senate Opening

Race marks her second try for seat, after challenge to Sen. Madaleno four years ago
10/23/17

Political Roundup: Possible Presidential Candidate Endorses Ex-Aide in County Council Race

Plus: Potomac pediatrician announces District 6 Congressional run; Del. Carr to run for re-election
10/20/17

Hogan Says County School Board Shouldn’t Be Re-Elected; Andrés Serves More Than a Million Meals in Puerto Rico

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning
10/19/17

Two Former PTA Leaders Running for Montgomery County Council

Paul Geller, Melissa McKenna trying for at-large seats
10/18/17

Jealous Receives Endorsement of U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey

Gubernatorial candidate said in August in Silver Spring that endorsement was coming
10/18/17
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