Articles by Douglas Tallman

June 24, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 24. Thunderstorms early in the week. Here’s the forecast. 1. Municipal Monday: The Rockville Mayor and Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave. 2. School Board: The Montgomery County Board of Education meets at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville. The meeting will begin […]

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June 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Raskin Says Congress Will Work This Week on Border Issues

About 250 Attend Immigration Solidarity Rally at Bethesda Church Rep. Jamie Raskin said Congress would work this week on the crisis at the U.S. border with Mexico. “The president has created chaos at the border, and we need to be addressing the humanitarian crisis,” Raskin said. The second-term congressman spoke before an event at the […]

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June 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Police Won’t Assist ICE Raids; Trump Says They’re Delayed Two Weeks

Montgomery County police said Saturday it would not participate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s efforts regarding immigration efforts “next week or any other time.” The police restated its long-held view that immigration enforcement is a national issue and “not a local issue.” “We have not received any requests from the federal government or ICE for […]

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June 21, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Newton Announces Bid for Third Term as Rockville Mayor

Rockville Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton announced her desire to seek a third term at a gathering of supporters Friday night. She’ll be running on a “Rockville Forward” slate with incumbent Councilwoman Beryl Feinberg, and Monique Ashton, Kuan Lee and Suzan Pitman. “We have one goal, and that is to serve the city to the best […]

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June 21, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

FBI Searches Jack Evans’ Home Day After He Resigns from Metro Board

News reports say FBI agents searched the home of D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans on Friday, a day after he resigned his post as chairman of the Metro board. The resignation takes effect next week. Evans was the subject of an ethics investigation relating to his role as chairman of Metro’s Board. The Washington Post has […]

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June 21, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Katz on Police Chief, Business Climate

Councilmember Sidney Katz talks about the process to appoint a new chief of police. Plus, he practically grew up in a local department store, so he’s been tasked with helping County Executive Marc Elrich to improve the county’s climate for small businesses. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, […]

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June 20, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Explore the County’s Great Outdoors

Ten percent of Montgomery County’s real estate is made up of parks. Melissa Chotiner joins Montgomery Talks to share some of the events and activities that will be happening in public parks this summer – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify […]

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June 17, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

County Council to Weigh Police Oversight Commission

Legislation that will be introduced Tuesday that would establish a Montgomery County police advisory commission, giving the public greater oversight of county police. Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer is the lead sponsor. “I think the public has a lot at stake in police practices that govern how the police do their work. It makes sense […]

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June 17, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 17. It looks to be a thunderstorm-y week. Here’s the forecast. 1. Community Policing: The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee is scheduled to receive a briefing on community policing policies. The meeting starts at 10 a.m. in the Third Floor Hearing Room. To view the council staff report, click here. […]

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June 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Delaney Wins Spot on June 26 Presidential Debate Stage

John Delaney of Potomac will take part on the June 26 Democratic presidential debate, according to a post from the news source, Axios. The debates will appear from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. on NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo, according to NBC News. Delaney will share the stage with New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, former Housing […]

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