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July 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Acres of Sunflowers Are Blooming in Poolesville This Week

UPDATED Looking for a bright spot? Grab your camera and head to McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area off River Road in Montgomery County this month. That’s where 30 acres of sunflowers have been planted in nine different fields, and they are expected to reach peak bloom in late July. The sunflowers should be in full bloom […]

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July 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Joins Governors for Bipartisan Appeal to Congress to Pass Affordable Health Insurance

Gov. Larry Hogan is one of 11 governors who want Congress to reject the latest maneuvers by the Republican-led U.S. Senate and work with Democrats to pass affordable health care. In a letter, the governors call on both parties in Congress to “do what we can all agree on: fix our unstable insurance markets.” And […]

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July 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

State Senator Cheryl Kagan Considers Political Options in 2018, Including the County Executive’s Race

Make no doubt about it, State Senator Cheryl Kagan, a Democrat, loves representing District 17 residents in Annapolis. “I am honored to represent the residents of Gaithersburg and Rockville,” she said in an interview Monday. But she’s also considering some other options in 2018, including the race for Montgomery County executive. Over the last few […]

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July 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke and Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Madaleno Launches Campaign for Governor at USG (VIDEO)

UPDATED 7.17.17 State Senator Rich Madaleno, a Democrat, announced his candidacy for governor at the Universities at Shady Grove on Monday morning. His announcement was streamed live on Facebook: ORIGINAL POST State Senator Rich Madaleno, a Democrat, says he is planning to run for governor in the 2018 Primary Election in Maryland. On Wednesday night, […]

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July 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Valerie Ervin on County Executive Race: ‘Where are the Women Candidates?’ (VIDEO)

Former Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin is looking forward to the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election next year. Ervin, now a senior adviser for the Working Families Party, said she thinks the Montgomery County Council race is going to be exciting because of the growing number of candidates in the at-large race. She said the public […]

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July 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

JBG Smith to Locate Its New Corporate Headquarters in Bethesda

JBG SMITH is planning to open its new corporate headquarters at 4747 Bethesda Avenue in Bethesda in the third quarter of 2019. As part of the move, JBG SMITH will consolidate several area offices, retaining more than 230 employees in Maryland and bringing 138 jobs. The company also plans to create 55 new jobs over […]

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July 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Heat Advisory: The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from noon – 8 p.m. in Montgomery County. 2. Senator Sanders in Silver Spring: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is scheduled to endorse Ben Jealous for Maryland governor at the Silver Spring […]

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July 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Maryland Leaders Release Statements About Decision to Halt FBI Project

U.S. Rep. John Delaney, a Democrat, released a statement Wednesday about the Trump administration’s decision to cancel the procurement for the FBI headquarters project: “America needs a FBI that can operate efficiently and effectively and it is in the national interest that the FBI has a new consolidated headquarters. This is a rash, rushed and […]

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July 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan on Re-Election and Potential Opponents, Including Delaney (VIDEOS)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan was asked about his 2018 reelection campaign during a stop in Silver Spring on Monday. “It’s a year and a half away so I got plenty of time to look at that,” said Hogan. “The folks on the other side of the aisle have about a year to figure out who […]

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June 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Security Screening Equipment Installed at Council Office Building in Rockville

New metal detectors are being installed at the Council Office Building at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. “It’s to screen materials that are coming into the building, to provide more security for everybody in the building, not just the Councilmembers,” explained Glenn Orlin, deputy Council administrator. Beginning on July 5, all visitors to the building will […]

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