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County Council Approves Funds for Immigrant Legal Services

Also took initial vote on proposal to speed up development review process for Amazon or another large company
05/22/18

Corporate Leaders Push for Regional Toll Road Network; County To Welcome British Delegation

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning
05/22/18

Immigrant Legal Aid Group Withdraws Request for Montgomery County Funding

County Council plans to realign funding to enable other groups to apply for immigrant legal aid money
05/21/18

Inspection Report Finds Water-Logged Metro Tunnels; Ervin’s New Gubernatorial Campaign Faces Ballot Issues

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning
05/21/18

Politics Roundup: Leventhal Unveils Superhero-Themed County Executive Ad

Plus: Several County Council candidates fail to qualify for public campaign financing before deadline; two incumbent delegates passed over by local union for endorsements
05/18/18

Ervin Announces She’ll Run for Governor

Former Montgomery County Council member to replace deceased running mate Kevin Kamenetz at the top of the ticket
05/17/18

Man Injured in Shooting Near Germantown Vigil; The Washington Post Endorses Candidates in Council, School Board Races

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning
05/17/18

Accused Brookeville Shooter Was Charged in 2014 with Threatening To Kill Then-Girlfriend; Democratic Gubernatorial Hopefuls Struggle for Attention

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning
05/16/18

Robin Ficker Faces Midnight Deadline To Qualify for Public Financing

Republican county executive candidate said he was unaware he had to meet the requirements 45 days before the June 26 primary election because he doesn’t have a primary opponent
05/15/18

County Council Votes Against Leggett’s Plan To Change Stormwater Project Contracting

Divided members decide to keep method that environmental agency officials described as costly and inefficient for now, but do agree to reduce capital budget for stormwater projects
05/14/18

Politics Roundup: Blair Lands Washington Post Endorsement; Frick Nets Backing of Realtors

Plus: Blair, Trone continue spending on network ads; Hashimi begins running ads on cable
05/14/18

Ervin Faces Decision on Whether To Run in Kamenetz’s Place

In case of candidate’s death, Maryland law permits running mate to assume the candidacy for governor or designate someone else to do so
05/10/18

New Evidence Raises More Questions About Vignarajah’s Eligibility To Run for Governor

A published report Wednesday noted the candidate from Gaithersburg used a D.C. address on her Maryland marriage license
05/09/18

Berliner, Hucker Block Leggett’s Plan To Reform Stormwater Project Contracting

Council members want environmental department to use traditional contracting method, despite comments from county executive and environmental agency director who say it’s inefficient and costly
05/09/18

Q&A With County Executive Candidate George Leventhal

This is the sixth in a series of interviews with the six Democratic contenders
05/08/18

Q&A With County Executive Candidate Rose Krasnow

This is the fifth in a series of interviews with the six Democratic contenders
05/07/18

District 6 Congressional Debate Is Largely Civil Affair, But With Some Swipes At Trone

Seven of eight Democrats vying to succeed Rep. Delaney meet in Gaithersburg forum
05/04/18

Q&A With County Executive Candidate Bill Frick

This is the fourth in a series of interviews with the six Democratic contenders
05/04/18

Politics Roundup: Delaney Makes Endorsements in Local Races

Plus: District 1 County Council candidate poised to max out public funding; teachers union backs incumbent council candidates
05/04/18

County Council Hopefuls Voice Support for Memorializing Historic Westbard Cemetery Site

Candidates urge housing agency to preserve burial ground under apartment parking lot
05/03/18
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