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Politics

County Council Looks To Add $1 Million More to Public Election Fund

Additional money would bring fund total to $11 million for the 2018 election
04/21/17

County Council Votes Against Leggett’s Proposed Salary Schedule for Top Employees

One member said county executive is not taking task seriously
04/20/17

White Supremacist Group Fliers Posted Near County Council Building

A council member mentioned the fliers shortly before the council approved $225,000 in funds to bolster security at Jewish community buildings
04/18/17

State Puts Forth Plan To Add Lanes on I-270 To Reduce Traffic Congestion

Transportation officials estimate the project could be completed in 2019, but critics are skeptical about whether it will work
04/17/17

Frick Files with FEC To Start Fundraising For Congressional Bid

The Bethesda state delegate says he’ll run for Rep. John Delaney’s seat if Delaney runs for governor
04/17/17

Raskin Calls for Kushner’s Security Clearance To Be Suspended

Local congressman joins other Democrats who expressed concern about Kushner’s contacts with high-level Russian officials
04/14/17

County Council Will Not Consider Salary Increases for Its Members This Year

The council typically reviews its salaries every third year before a new council is elected
04/10/17

County Executive Candidate Robin Ficker Requests County’s Email Address Lists

The Boyds attorney says he plans to use the addresses to send campaign information
04/07/17

County Eyes Regulation Change To Protect Privacy of Government-Held Email Address Lists

Move comes after County Council legislation scheduled to be introduced Tuesday to prevent lists being posted online was pulled
04/05/17

Berliner Proposes Taking Out Bonds Backed by Recordation Tax Revenue To Pay for School Projects

Council president says the county would be able to spend $300 million in next five years
04/03/17

Rockville Activist Ben Shnider To Take on Incumbent Sidney Katz for District 3 Council Seat

Clash in Rockville and Gaithersburg area to feature candidates of different generations, backgrounds
04/03/17

David Trone Establishes Campaign-Style Office

Spokesman says the Potomac businessman has not formally decided whether he will run for office
03/31/17