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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Year in Review: The Top 12 Montgomery County Stories in 2018

1. Elrich Becomes County Executive Voters roared in 2016, passing term limits on County Council members and the county executive. In 2018, the voters continued to roar. First, in the Democratic primary, voters winnowed a list of 38 candidates down to four in the council’s at-large race. Next, voters chose Marc Elrich as their party’s choice […]

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November 14, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Election Talk 2018 Panel On Marc Elrich, Amazon HQ2, and the “Pink Wave”

The Election Talk 2018 Panel aired on Wednesday, Nov. 8. The panel was hosted by MCM’s Doug Tallman. The panel included Susan Heltemes, a political strategist; Sean Winkler, a Maryland political consultant and lobbyist; and Valerie Ervin, a former Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate. Watch recaps from the episode below. Here the panel discusses whether, or […]

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August 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Commerce Secretary Anticipates Amazon HQ2 Announcement Coming Soon

During his visit to Montgomery Community Media studios, Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill discussed how the number of job opportunities, diversity, and education, makes Montgomery County a great place to live in the state. “It’s one of those jurisdictions where the schools are so good, that families don’t have to think about, ‘where are we […]

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September 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Berliner Meets with Reporters (Video)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner spoke with reporters Monday and the topics included Gov. Larry Hogan’s traffic relief plan for I-270 and the Capital Beltway, the Purple Line, gang legislation and Montgomery County’s bid for Amazon’s new headquarters.  

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