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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

School Officials Ask County To Provide Funding for Safety and Security Projects

Board of Education requests additional $ 3 million for secure entrances, cameras at elementary schools
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

Gaithersburg Residents Try To Clean Up Poison Pellets from Neighborhood; Hogan Signs 'Puppy Mill' Bill

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning
04/26/18

Hogan Signs Metro Funding, Amazon Incentive Package Bills in North Bethesda

The landmark policies are designed to improve the transit system and woo the tech giant to build in Montgomery County
04/25/18

County Needs $ 12 Million More to Pay for Snow Removal Costs

Despite limited accumulation, the county spent approximately $ 15 million on storm cleanup this past winter
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

Hogan Joins Virginia, D.C. Leaders in Signing Letter Urging Amazon To Locate Second Headquarters in Region

The March 2 letter shows a new level of cooperation between the city and two states that are among the 20 places competing to land the company
04/20/18

County To Honor Exemplary Volunteers at Award Ceremony

Event at Imagination Stage will recognize advocacy, outstanding service
04/18/18

County, City of Rockville Mull Plan To Buy Office Building as New Home for KID Museum

A move could enable the Bethesda nonprofit to expand partnership with public school system
04/18/18

Local Students Look To Keep Public’s Attention on Gun Safety Issues

Montgomery County teens organize letter-writing campaign, town hall events
04/17/18

State Lawmakers Approve Board of Ed Salary Review Bill, School Safety Proposal

Measure providing academic calendar flexibility also cleared legislature before end of session
04/13/18

Privately Owned ‘Agency’ Liquor Stores Appear Unlikely To Begin Operating Anytime Soon in Montgomery County

Although the county was given the authority to license private store owners to sell liquor, the Department of Liquor Control director said there’s no timeline to do so
04/12/18

Residents Urge County Council To Fund Airspace Consultant To Fight Noisy Flight Path Changes

Planes to and from Reagan National Airport have been flying closer to Bethesda-area homes since 2015 and concerned homeowners say they have no way to stop the noise
04/11/18

School System Works on Improving Classroom Door Locks, Adding Safety Drills

MCPS releases final report on strengthening security throughout system
04/11/18

Bill To Protect Dogs Used in Research Passes, But Sponsor Says It Was ‘Neutered’ by Foes

Del. Kramer poised to push additional protections for companion animals in next year’s session
04/11/18

Montgomery County Aims To Overhaul Stormwater Management Program

Changes will result in savings of about $ 200 million over the next six years, but some have likened proposals to privatization
04/11/18

Police Continue Attempted Kidnapping Investigation; Activists Rally For Climate Office in Montgomery County

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning
04/11/18

County Council Aims To Open Regulations for Alcohol Production and Events in Agricultural Reserve

New bill would allow up to nine large events per year at farms that double as breweries, cideries, distilleries or wineries
04/10/18

State Lawmakers Approve School Safety Bill; Spring Festivals Guide

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning
04/10/18
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