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Stormwater Contracting Issue Looms as County Council Formally Approves Fiscal 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets

County Executive Leggett, who is trying to reform how contracts for stormwater capital projects are awarded, plans to veto the council’s decision to keep the current contracting system
05/25/18

Montgomery Council Requests Primary Ballots Be Reprinted for Gubernatorial Candidate Valerie Ervin

In letter, members wrote ballots should include all ‘eligible candidates’
05/24/18

Friedson Maintains Fundraising Lead in Race for Bethesda-Based District 1 County Council Seat

In Rockville-based District 3, incumbent council member Sidney Katz has sizable cash advantage over upstart progressive opponent Ben Shnider
05/23/18

Six At-Large Council Candidates Boast Six-Figure War Chests in Run-Up to Primary

Thanks to public financing, several more likely to be well-funded as campaign hits homestretch
05/23/18

Blair Spending Big, But Berliner Has Most Cash on Hand in Montgomery County Executive Race

Potomac businessman has loaned his campaign $ 1.6 million in recent months—nearly double what any other candidate in the race has raised
05/23/18

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Report Latest Fundraising Figures; Montgomery Parks To Hold Public Meeting on Changes to Capital Crescent Trail Crossing

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning
05/23/18

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