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July 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan to Visit Gaithersburg, Potomac and Chevy Chase Today

UPDATED Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is visiting Montgomery County today, and his visit begins in the city of Gaithersburg. That’s where Hogan will tour Novavax, Inc. Just last month, the biotech company announced plans to expand its operations in Montgomery County. It’s also been recognized as a top work place by The Washington Post. Governor […]

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May 13, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Democratic Club of Riderwood Hosts Pair of State Delegates from District 14

While the 2016 presidential campaign dominates the headlines, state and local issues interest residents of Riderwood, too. To stay informed, the resident-led Democratic Club of the Erickson Living retirement community hosted State Delegates Eric Luedtke and Pam Queen, each representing Montgomery County in District 14. The delegates provided an overview of the recently completed 2016 […]

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March 15, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Action Committee for Transit Calls on Elected Officials to Fund Public Infrastructure

Action Committee for Transit released a statement calling on elected officials to fund maintenance of public infrastructure following Metro’s emergency shutdown announcement. “Elected officials take note: this is what happens when you don’t fund maintenance of public infrastructure,” Ronit Dancis of Action Committee for Transit said. This is the first time that the Metro system […]

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February 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Police Chief Tom Manger Testifies for Stronger DUI Laws (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger testified about strengthening DUI laws in Annapolis on Wednesday, including “Noah’s Law.” Following his testimony, Chief Manger along with the parents of Officer Noah Leotta, and other Maryland public safety officials held a news conference to discuss the importance of tougher DUI laws. “If this was just about one […]

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November 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot wants to end the alcohol monopoly in Montgomery County and he wants to do it by July 1. 2. Newly elected Gaithersburg leaders will be sworn in at a ceremony at City Hall tonight. 3. Montgomery County’s […]

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June 22, 2015 | Aline Barros and Sonya Burke

Local Leaders React to Governor Hogan’s Cancer News (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is receiving a lot of support from residents and local leaders across the state and across party lines since he announced he has cancer. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett shared their reaction shortly after the news broke late Monday afternoon: On Twitter and Facebook, other […]

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June 12, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leggett Addresses Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments held a strategic planning meeting on June 10.  County Executive Ike Leggett talked about the importance of “regionalism” and economic development. Watch his address in its entirety here:

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February 24, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

‘State of Black Montgomery’ Addresses Changing Community (Video)

It was standing room only at the first annual State of Black Montgomery forum in Silver Spring where community engagement was the topic surrounding discussions on political, economic and social justice issues close to the African American community. As residents, activists and politicians came together, the message was clear – they said there’s still a lot […]

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February 22, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Addressing the ‘State of Black Montgomery’ (Photos)

Hundreds attend a forum hosted by the African American Democratic Club of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Young Democrats to address the “State of Black Montgomery” at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Panel topics at the forum will include empowering and engaging youth, increasing political participation, addressing social justice issues and advancing economic power. A look […]

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November 7, 2012 | Staff Writer

Question 3 Passes By Wide Margin

Unofficial Statewide Election Results For Ballot Question 3, Constitutional Amendment, Suspension and Removal of Elected Officials. For:                                     2,046,826                              88.0% Against:       […]

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