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Differences Emerge in Four-Way Montgomery County Executive Candidate Debate

Frick said council members running for higher office have failed to solve county’s challenges
10/17/17

Trone Gives His Campaign $749K As He Starts Congressional Bid, Election Reports Show

Miller, relying on donations from fellow Indian-Americans, has $525K in bank in District 6 race
10/16/17

John Delaney Gets Financial Boost From Close to Home in Presidential Bid

One-third of early donors live in Bethesda, Chevy Chase and surrounding area, report shows
10/16/17

Politics Roundup: Madaleno Reads Mean Tweets; Leggett Discusses Legacy

Plus: County executive candidate debate Monday; District 1 council candidate Friedson nets endorsements
10/13/17

Town of Chevy Chase Votes Against Providing Money to Group Behind Purple Line Lawsuits

Town council opposes proposal 4-1
10/13/17

UPDATED: County Will Not Pay For Discredited Minimum Wage Study

Authors previously admitted that error in calculations overestimated potential job losses
10/11/17

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Stake Progressive Positions in Silver Spring Forum

Five candidates laid out parts of their platform while introducing themselves to voters
10/10/17

Jean Roesser, Last Republican To Represent Montgomery County in State Senate, Dies at 87

Funeral services to be held Saturday in Potomac for former legislator and state official
10/10/17

County Council Committee Votes to Extend Timeline for $15 Minimum Wage Implementation

Bill’s sponsor said it could be switched back to faster timeline when it comes before full council
10/09/17

Krishanti Vignarajah To Seek Court Ruling on Whether She’s Eligible To Run for Governor

Candidate describes eligibility questions as ‘spurious claims and rumors’
10/06/17

Political Roundup: Comptroller Franchot to Seek Re-Election

Plus: Kagan will not run for county executive; at-large council candidate releases video promising not to raise taxes
10/06/17

Obama to Join Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase

Members were notified in a letter this week
10/06/17

Potomac Businessman David Blair ‘Highly Likely’ To Run for County Executive

Plans ‘formal announcement’ in next month; would join four other Democratic contenders
10/05/17

Chevy Chase Fourth-Grader Issues Challenge To Color Inside Congressional District Lines

‘The United Shapes of America’ explores the history behind partisan gerrymandering
10/05/17

Montgomery Blair Teacher Latest Entrant in District 16 Delegate Contest

Samir Paul joins two other contenders for open seat as Frick runs for county executive
10/03/17

Advocates Continue Push for $15 Minimum Wage in Montgomery County

Council members hear from dozens of supporters Tuesday urging them to pass new bill without delay
09/27/17

Public Hearing Tuesday Night on $15 Minimum Wage Bill

County Council has been split on the issue
09/26/17

In First Forum, Council Members Running for County Executive Defend Raising Property Tax

Also discuss bullying in schools, policies to combat terrorism
09/25/17

Montgomery Leaders Say More Details Needed About Hogan’s Highway Widening Plan

County officials say they didn’t get advance notice about plan to add four lanes to Beltway and I-270
09/25/17

School Security Leader Warned About Inappropriate Behavior; New Poll Finds Hogan Remains Popular

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning
09/25/17
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