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Elrich Elaborates on Comment About Jobs in Frederick

The county executive candidate has taken flack for an interview with a transportation blog in which he was quoted as saying ‘I prefer to put jobs in Frederick’
06/07/18

For Second Time in Week, Candidates at Delegate Forum Split Over MoCo Liquor System

Divisions in Rockville/Gaithersburg District 17 echo those expressed in neighboring district
06/07/18

Beyer Calls Out Waldstreicher for ‘Failure of Leadership’ of House Special Committee

Delegate chairs the House Special Committee on Drug & Alcohol Abuse, but has only held one meeting since 2011
06/07/18

Elrich Garners Endorsement of Teachers’ Union in County Executive Race

MCEA reaches consensus with just a week to go until start of early voting in primary
06/06/18

Pilot Project Based on Leggett’s Proposed Contracting Method for Stormwater Management Caused Fish Kill in Potomac

The contractor Soltesz was fined by the county for releasing sediment from a pond into a nearby creek
06/05/18

Bethesda Beat's 2018 Primary Voters’ Guide

Here’s what you need to know about local candidates
06/04/18

In Late Move, District 20 Incumbents Tap Activist Lorig Charkoudian To Join Their Slate

Action comes less than two weeks before start of early voting for June 26 Democratic primary
06/04/18

Week Ahead: Two County Executive Forums; Free Salsa Dance Class at Rockville Town Square

Plus: Sunshine and mild temperatures expected this week
06/04/18

Leggett Vetoes County Council’s Move To Block His Stormwater Project Contracting Change

It’s the first line-item veto in Montgomery County since 1993, according to the county executive
06/01/18

Politics Roundup: Two At-Large County Council Candidates Team Up

Plus: Blair lands endorsement from building owners; and county rules govern the posting of campaign signs
06/01/18

District 18 Legislative Candidates Disagree Over MoCo Liquor Control System

Behind-the-scenes tensions about MCEA endorsements also spill out during Kensington forum
05/31/18

Berliner Compares Blair to Trump in New TV Ad

Move represents a shift from county executive candidates not openly attacking one another
05/30/18

District 19 Candidates Field Some Questions Not Usually Heard at Delegate Forums

Event at Orthodox synagogue features discussion of Israel boycott, aid to Jewish schools
05/30/18

Blair Campaign Pushes Back Against Accusations Leveled by Progressive Maryland

The liberal political group’s director said it’s beginning a month-long campaign against the Democratic county executive candidate and millionaire businessman
05/30/18

Stormwater Contracting Issue Looms as County Council Formally Approves Fiscal 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets

County Executive Leggett, who is trying to reform how contracts for stormwater capital projects are awarded, plans to veto the council’s decision to keep the current contracting system
05/25/18

Montgomery Council Requests Primary Ballots Be Reprinted for Gubernatorial Candidate Valerie Ervin

In letter, members wrote ballots should include all ‘eligible candidates’
05/24/18

Friedson Maintains Fundraising Lead in Race for Bethesda-Based District 1 County Council Seat

In Rockville-based District 3, incumbent council member Sidney Katz has sizable cash advantage over upstart progressive opponent Ben Shnider
05/23/18

Six At-Large Council Candidates Boast Six-Figure War Chests in Run-Up to Primary

Thanks to public financing, several more likely to be well-funded as campaign hits homestretch
05/23/18

Blair Spending Big, But Berliner Has Most Cash on Hand in Montgomery County Executive Race

Potomac businessman has loaned his campaign $ 1.6 million in recent months—nearly double what any other candidate in the race has raised
05/23/18

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Report Latest Fundraising Figures; Montgomery Parks To Hold Public Meeting on Changes to Capital Crescent Trail Crossing

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning
05/23/18
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