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Divided County Council Mulls Next Steps in Debate Over $15 Minimum Wage Bill

Members are split 5 to 4 in favor of the bill, but the minority wants to slow down process
12/07/16

As Denizens Eyes Brewery Expansion, Owner Says State Law Change Is Needed

Silver Spring brewery wants to build a new production facility
12/06/16

County Council Opposes Possible State Limits on Sick and Safe Leave Bill

State law could limit counties’ ability to set policies
12/06/16

State Delegate Questions Restrictions for County in Liquor Store Bill

Proposed legislation would allow privately owned beer and wine stores in the county to be licensed to sell liquor, but problems could arise
12/06/16

Leggett Defends Liquor Authority Bill

Montgomery County executive said alcohol sales in the county can’t compete with Washington, D.C., or Prince George’s County where sports teams and large event venues are located
12/06/16

Total Wine Store in Montgomery County Could Become Possible with Delegates’ Proposal

Legislative delegation set to hold Dec. 7 hearing on alcohol licensing bill
12/01/16

Supporters Hold Rally To Push for $15 Minimum Wage

Workers say it’s difficult to live in county without increase
11/30/16

Mattress Retailer to Fill Former American Apparel Space in Silver Spring

Construction has begun on the new store
11/29/16

Business Notes: Starwood Layoffs Underway After Merger with Marriott

Plus: Proposed late-night Metro service cuts could face veto
11/28/16

Leggett Says He Can’t Support Minimum Wage Bill as Written

County executive raises concerns about businesses leaving county
11/23/16

Regency Centers Buys Westbard Developer Equity One

The deal creates one of the largest shopping center investors in the country
11/17/16

Another New Restaurant Coming to Woodmont Triangle Apartment Building

Medium Rare has applied for a construction permit in space next to new diner
11/16/16

Pepco Approved for Partial Rate Increase

The average residential monthly electric bill is expected to increase by about $7
11/15/16

County Legislation Would Increase Snow Removal Fines on Businesses

Riemer says a bigger fine would help code enforcement deal to be more ‘forceful’
11/15/16

How Will Trump Affect the Local Economy?

Bethesda real estate agent says Republicans will buy houses, but most likely in Virginia
11/14/16

County Council Expects To Consider $15 Minimum Wage Bill Later This Year

Council member George Leventhal said Health and Human Services Committee may begin reviewing the bill in December
11/10/16

Inside The Bethesda Hyatt’s Renovations

The hotel is getting its first upgrade since 2002
11/04/16

Bethesda Woman Appointed to Education Board; WMATA Struggles To Reach Consensus

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning
11/04/16

County To Meet with Ourisman Honda Over Construction Near Capital Crescent Trail

The car dealership is building right up against the paved trail
11/03/16

Local Leaders Say Agreement on Dedicated Metro Funding Possible; Artomatic 2016 Coming to Potomac

News, announcements and other helpful links for your Wednesday morning
11/02/16
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