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October 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Redistricting Reform Gains Support at Hearing

A state commission meant to take the politics out of political mapmaking heard from Democrats and Repubicans who say the current system is flawed, supporting the commission’s proposal that would hand the cartography over to an independent panel. Gov. Larry Hogan created the Governor’s Redistricting Reform Commission through an executive order on Aug. 6, 2015. […]

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October 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Oct. 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 10, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Governor Celebrates Fitness: Governor Larry Hogan is expected to attend National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils ribbon cutting and pep rally at Newport Mill Middle School in Kensington today at noon. 2. Council Meeting: The Montgomery County Council is expected to discuss gun […]

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October 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan To Address Business Hall of Fame Induction

Gov. Larry Hogan will be the keynote speaker at the Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame on Oct. 24. The event will start at 11:30 a.m. at The Universities at Shady Grove Conference Center in Rockville. The Hall of Fame, founded by Grossberg Co. LLP and Revere Bank (successor to Monument Bank), is a celebration […]

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September 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Sending National Guard to Help Puerto Rico

Twenty-six members of the Maryland National Guard’s 29th Combat Aviation Brigade will be sent to Puerto Rico to help the island rebuild after Hurricane Maria, a statement from Gov. Larry Hogan’s office said Friday. The brigade will be assigned to water purification, using systems that can convert in one hour about 1,200 gallons of hazardous water […]

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September 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Faults Hogan’s Highway Plan

Council President Roger Berliner told reporters Monday that Gov. Larry Hogan’s plans for I-270 and the Capital Beltway had three major flaws: Four new lanes on I-270 aren’t needed. Two reversible lanes would be sufficient. There’s no room for four new lanes on the Capital Beltway through Montgomery County. Adding the lanes would mean taking […]

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September 25, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Approval Ratings Remain High

Gov. Larry Hogan remains a popular Republican governor in heavily Democratic Maryland, according to a poll released Monday. And in addition to his high approval ratings, 51 percent of Marylanders who said they were likely to vote in 2018 said they are leaning toward voting or would definitely vote to re-elect Hogan. The findings were […]

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September 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Where Hogan Thinks Amazon Should Go (VIDEO)

Gov. Larry Hogan wants Amazon in Maryland, and he has a favorite spot for the company’s new headquarters. It’s not Montgomery County.

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September 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 21 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of what’s happening today, Sept. 21, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. No School: Montgomery County Public Schools are off for the Rosh Hashana holiday. 2. Transportation Announcement: Gov. Larry Hogan will make a transportation announcement at 10:30 a.m. in the Md. 124 Ridesharing Lot in Gaithersburg. 3. Bicyclists Meet: The Montgomery County Bicycle […]

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September 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Top 10 for Sept. 8-14

Public Safety stories dominate the MyMCMedia Top 10 for the week including Tuesday’s guilty plea by Lloyd Lee Welch and our coverage of the Laura Wallen case. Other stories include Governor Hogan’s comments on pitching Maryland for the new Amazon headquarters, and an odd story about a naked man running around a Rockville park.

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September 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Preparing for Hurricane Irma (VIDEO)

As Hurricane Irma lumbers through Florida, Montgomery County emergency officials are watching its track and thinking about how it could affect the region. “It’s traveling fairly slow. It’s churning across for a long period of time now so we’ve had a long period of time to watch and pay attention,” said Earl Stoddard, director of […]

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