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April 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Barve: Speaker Mike Busch Was ‘Greatest Leader’

Michael Busch was “the greatest leader I have ever known,” said Del. Kumar Barve in a Monday morning interview. “An incredible sadness has come over me and I haven’t been able to shake it,” Barve said. Busch, who served as the speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates since 2003, died Sunday. He leaves behind […]

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March 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland’s House of Delegates Passes Controversial ‘End of Life Option Act’

The “End of Life Option Act” passed in Maryland’s House of Delegates 74 to 66 after an hour-long emotional debate Thursday. The bill would allow terminally ill adults in Maryland to obtain a prescription that would allow them to end their own lives. According to The Baltimore Sun, Thursday was the “fourth attempt to pass the […]

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January 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Reception Bids Councilmember Adieu as She Leaves Rockville for Annapolis

Julie Palakovich Carr is giving up her seat on the Rockville City Council to take a position in the Maryland House of Delegates. About 60 Rockville residents attended a reception in her honor Monday night. We caught up with Palakovich Carr, and asked her about her highlights serving in City Hall:

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January 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

Candidates Running for Maryland Senate, House of Delegates

Candidates who have filed to appear in the Primary Election ballot June 26 for state Senate and House of Delegates. Early voting is from June 14 to June 21. The filing deadline is 9 p.m. Feb. 27. State Senate: Legislative District 14 Robert Drozd, Republican Craig J. Zucker, Democratic   Legislative District 15 David Wilson, […]

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November 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Sheila Hixson Announces She Won’t Seek Re-Election

Sheila Hixon, the 43-year member of the House of Delegates, announced Tuesday night she would not be seeking re-election in the 2018 races. The politics blog Maryland Matters said Hixson announced her decision at Montgomery College’s Takoma Park campus. From the blog, written by Josh Kurtz: Hixson, 84, who represents a Silver Spring-Takoma Park district, […]

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October 4, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Regulatory Attorney Seeks House of Delegates Seat

A 28-year-old lawyer from Derwood is running for the Democratic nomination for a District 19 seat in the House of Delegates, thinking his White House policy expertise and his work ethic make him a good fit for Annapolis. “I’m running I have the both the policy chops and the work ethic to be an effective […]

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September 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidates Who Want to Represent Montgomery County

Here is the latest list of the candidates who want to represent Montgomery County in Congress, the State House, County Council, Board of Education, the courthouse and the central committees taken from the Maryland State Board of Elections website. Candidates have until Feb. 27, 2018, to file a candidacy. The primary election is June 26, 2018. The general […]

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August 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

No One Has Filed for Montgomery County School Board

Here are the candidates who want to represent Montgomery County in the State House, County Council, Board of Education, the courthouse and the central committees taken from the Maryland State Board of Elections website. No one has filed for the school board and only one candidate has filed for either central committee. Candidates have until […]

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July 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Palakovich Carr Running for House of Delegates

Rockville City Councilmember Julie Palakovich Carr announced she was running for the Democratic nomination for the House of Delegates in District 17, with a statement released Thursday. “Now more than ever, we need progressive leadership in Annapolis,” Palakovich Carr said in a statement.  “I’m going to fight for the values that people of Rockville and […]

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June 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Union Organizer Announces District 39 Campaign (VIDEO)

Gabriel Acevero, a 27-year-old field organizer for the union that represents Montgomery County employees, kicked off a campaign Saturday to become a Democratic candidate for District 39 representative in Maryland’s House of Delegates. Acevero, who said he has spent more than five years living in the district, held his kickoff at a park in Montgomery […]

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