Del. Andrew Platt

January 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Platt Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election to District 17 Seat

On his Facebook page, Del. Andrew Platt announced Tuesday night he would not be seeking re-election to his District 17 seat in the Maryland House of Delegates, preferring to work on issues from outside the legislature. “I do not make this decision lightly, but it is the right one for me, personally and professionally,” Platt […]

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September 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Delegate Says Maryland Legislature Could Convene Session to Assist Immigrants (VIDEO)

State lawmakers are considering a special session for the General Assembly to respond to today‚Äôs announcement that the federal government is rescinding a program that helped immigrants who entered the country illegally as children. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that the program, called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, would not survive […]

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September 4, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidates March in Labor Day Parades (VIDEO)

Monday was the unofficial end of summer, and it was the unofficial start of the political season. With parades in Kensington and Gaithersburg, politicians were out in full force. Here’s what the four declared candidates for county executive have to say about what voters are telling them at this early stage of the campaign: We […]

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