I-270 widening

June 4, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Takes Aim at Local Officials Who Oppose Road Widening Plan

Gov. Larry Hogan took a shot Tuesday at Montgomery County officials who held a news conference Monday opposing the governor’s road widening project for I-270 and the Capital Beltway. The officials wanted more money to go toward public transit to relieve congestion on the snarled highways, and held a press conference Monday in advance of […]

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June 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Officials Fault Hogan Road Plan Ahead of Key Meeting

Officials from Montgomery, Prince George’s and Frederick counties met in Silver Spring on Monday morning to assail Gov. Hogan’s plan to widen I-270 and the Capital Beltway. Their press conference was scheduled in advance of a Board of Public Works meeting in Annapolis where the three-member body is to take the first steps in making […]

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May 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hucker to Speak at Beltway Town Hall in Landover

Councilmember Tom Hucker is speaking at a Beltway Town Hall on Thursday night at 7 p.m. in Landover. The town hall comes weeks after Hucker lead a protest in Siler Spring regarding Gov. Larry Hogan’s plan build toll lanes and widen Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway. Councilmember @CmHucker, who chairs the Council’s Transportation and […]

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April 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Maryland Unveils Options for Widening I-270, Capital Beltway

For somewhere around $10 billion, the state could help commuters shave 30 percent off the time of their I-270 or Capital Beltway commutes, according to information released this week by the Maryland Department of Transportation. About 34 homeowners and four businesses would have to relocate, according to the information contained in a 16-page document. Revealed […]

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December 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan’s Bipartisan Appeal to Address Climate Change

Governor Larry Hogan is continuing to ride his “purple surfboard” in a new bipartisan appeal to address climate change. Hogan and Ralph Northam, the democratic governor of Virginia, published a column in The Washington Post earlier this week, calling on state officials “to put aside partisan interest and get to work” on addressing the climate […]

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October 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 4 in Montgomery County

Happy Thursday! Here are #fivethings to know today, Thursday, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. A Rock Anniversary: Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Clemente Music Rocks with a benefit concert at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club. The fun begins at 7:30. Ticket at http://bbjlive.com/ 2. Public Safety Committee […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Riemer Meets the Media

Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer discusses the latest developments on the I-270 widening project and small-cell antennas.

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November 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Holds His Meet the Media, Nov. 6

Council President Roger Berliner spoke about the shooting in Texas, the recently unveiled tax plan, the I-270 widening project residential parking permits and the minimum wage.

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