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Hogan Had Little Contact With Discovery Before Company Decided To Leave Silver Spring

Chair of Maryland Democratic Party contends governor’s actions were a ‘monumental failure of leadership’; state and local officials said they made every effort to keep company in Maryland
05/02/18

Town of Chevy Chase Elects Three to Town Council

Rush, Davidson and Renaud win seats
05/02/18

Q&A With County Executive Candidate David Blair

This is the second in a series of interviews with the six Democratic contenders
05/02/18

County Council Proposal To Provide Legal Funding to Immigrants Draws Fierce Support and Opposition at Hearing

No consensus emerged after more than two dozen people spoke about plan to provide $ 374,000 in taxpayer funds to a nonprofit so it can provide attorneys for immigrants facing deportation hearings
05/02/18

Q&A With County Executive Candidate Roger Berliner

This is the first in a series of interviews with the six Democratic contenders
05/01/18

Trone’s Spending Questioned in Congressional Race; Car Crashes at Silver Spring Mosque

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning
04/30/18

Leggett: New Economic Report Cherry-Picked Data To Frighten Voters

The Montgomery County executive responded Friday to statistics presented in a Sage Policy Group report that suggested the local economy was struggling
04/27/18

County Executive Candidates Pitch Plans To Deal with Struggling Local Economy

The Democrats were asked to respond to a new report that showed troubling employment and business statistics
04/27/18

New Report Warns of Challenges Ahead for Local Economy

Report commissioned by Empower Montgomery focuses on struggle to attract jobs, expand tax base
04/26/18

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Differ on Amazon Incentives, Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Use

Rushern Baker is the only candidate who said he wouldn’t support legalizing and taxing recreational cannabis sales
04/25/18

School Board Candidate Forum Draws Crowd in Gaithersburg

Contenders pressed on closing achievement gap, allocating resources across MCPS
04/24/18

Delaney's Presidential Campaign Heats Up in Iowa; McCarthy Raises Questions about County Proposal To Aid Immigrants

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning
04/24/18

Takoma Park Resident Tom Perez Defends DNC Lawsuit; Baker Leads Straw Poll in Gubernatorial Race

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning
04/23/18

Video: Full Democratic District 1 County Council Debate

Eight candidates answered questions ranging from how to spur economic development to who they would vote for county executive during the April 19 debate
04/20/18

Politics Roundup: Ortman-Fouse Poised To Receive Public Funding as Deadline Approaches for Candidates To Hit Required Thresholds

Plus: District 1 County Council candidate explains why she switched from Republican to Democrat; Riemer and Beyer land new endorsements; Frosh backs Manno in congressional race
04/20/18

District 1 County Council Candidates Clash Over Influence of Campaign Donors

Eight Democratic hopefuls also struggle with debate question about county executive race
04/20/18

Aruna Miller Receives National Teachers Union Endorsement

Congressional candidate has also been fending off attacks from the state Republican Party
04/19/18

County Employee Union Passes Over Three Incumbent State Legislators in Latest Endorsements

MCGEO president cites differences over future of county liquor system in outlining decisions
04/19/18

Leggett Endorses Dang, Jawando in Council At-Large Race

County executive is also backing two other men for the four at-large seats in the 2018 election
04/19/18

Leading Environmental Group Backs Aruna Miller’s Candidacy for Congress in District 6

Sierra Club endorsement comes as David Trone pours another $3 million into primary bid
04/17/18
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