County Executive Forum

April 20, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

County Executive Candidates Provide Thoughts on Environment

Five of the Democrats who want to be Montgomery County’s next county executive fielded questions Thursday night at Takoma Park Middle School. One question showed each would take environmental steps, although they seemed to have different ways to approach the issue. Participating were Councilmembers Roger Berliner, Marc Elrich and George Leventhal as well as health […]

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March 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

County Executive Candidates Quizzed on Amazon

The Amazon bid for a new headquarters and the county’s economic development dominated discussion Monday night at a county executive candidate forum in Olney. “We need a county executive to talk business,” former Rockville mayor Rose Krasnow said. “If they sense they’re not liked … then we don’t have a chance to get them.” The […]

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February 25, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

County Executive Candidates Express Support for Immigrants

Montgomery County executive candidates expressed their support for immigrants at a Sunday forum, one going so far as to say he would pay for legal representation of immigrants who face deportation. “It boggles my mind that we provide legal representation to the hardest criminals out there, but when one of our residents, honest and hardworking, […]

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November 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 15 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Transportation Priorities?: Monthly meeting of the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board. They will review the results of an analysis that looked at a set of 10 initiatives to determine if they addressed regional transportation challenges, such as congestion and safety.  A new northern bridge crossing […]

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