Brian Frosh

July 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Local Leaders Slam Hogan for Rejecting Universal Mail-In-Ballots in November

Gov. Larry Hogan announced in a statement Wednesday that he’s directed the State Board of Elections to conduct normal, in person voting—as well as early voting—for the presidential election on November 3, “with enhanced voting options in light of the #COVID19 pandemic.” In a letter to State Board of Elections Chairman Michael Cogan, Hogan said, […]

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June 12, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Frosh Appoints Task Force to Combat Evictions, Address Racial Inequality

Attorney General Brian Frosh announced Thursday the creation of a COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force, which aims to address issues in the legal justice system and combat the increase in evictions expected as courts reopen. “The pandemic has exposed and exacerbated the fault-lines of inequality and need that permeates our state and our country,” […]

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June 4, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Police Search for Cyclist in Connection to Assault in Bethesda

Police are investigating an assault involving a cyclist on Capital Crescent Trail. The incident occurred at approximately 12:45 p.m. Monday near the Dalecarlia Tunnel in Bethesda. According to police, the suspect began arguing with three young adults posting flyers in support of Black Lives Matter before grabbing the flyers from a young girl and pushing […]

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September 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin to Host Gun Safety Rally Tuesday in Silver Spring

On Tuesday evening at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will host a vigil to remember gun violence victims and a rally to demand gun safety action. The rally starts at 7 p.m. and will feature U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, and guests from Moms Demand […]

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November 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Challenges Appointment of Trump’s Acting Attorney General

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a motion against the Trump administration, claiming the appointment of acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, is illegal. The motion argues the power associated with the attorney general position should belong to Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, who was next in the line of succession to serve as acting […]

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July 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Joins Lawsuit Against Federal Government Over 2017 Tax Law

Maryland’s Attorney General, Brian Frosh, has joined a lawsuit against the federal government for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The measure, passed by Congress last December, reduces State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction for individuals, married taxpayers, and businesses. Frosh joined the Attorneys General of New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey, who argues […]

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April 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MyMCMedia: Immigration

Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of executive orders that have raised concerns and questions for some residents. It’s a topic that local leaders are talking about […]

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March 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for March 1

The National Weather Service expects strong winds late Thursday night through Friday evening that may cause power outages. Here are five things you need to know today, Thursday, March 1 happening in (or near) Montgomery County: 1. Bicycle Master Plan:  The planning board meets today and will hold their third work session on the Bicycle Master Plan. […]

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July 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Elections Administrator Rejects Trump Administration Voter Data Request

State Board of Elections Administrator Linda Lamone has rejected a request for Maryland’s voter data by a Trump administration commission. Here is the link to our response to the Presidential Advisory Commission. https://t.co/kFFi267y9e — Maryland Elections (@md_sbe) July 3, 2017 Here’s her statement: In an earlier statement, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said he found […]

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Group Opposing Hate to Hold Its First Rally on April 23

Inspired by the recent hate-inspired threats made in the community, a coalition of organizations and leaders are coming together to launch Communities United Against Hate (CUAH) on April 23 at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School. The goal of this organization is to combat bigotry, support victims of hate and promote inclusiveness in Montgomery County, according to […]

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