Maryland Purple Line

July 20, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Councilmember Glass Voices Frustration Over Purple Line Construction ‘Mess’

Councilmember Evan Glass expressed frustration Sunday over the construction of Maryland’s Purple Line, which faces delays and uncertainties on completion.   I’ve grown very frustrated with the construction of the Purple Line and the stonewalling by the governor’s administration and private contractors regarding budgets, timelines and schedules. ⁰https://t.co/UIXKupfttP — Evan Glass (@EvanMGlass) July 19, 2020 “I’ve […]

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June 26, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Montgomery County Officials Urge Leaders to Resolve Purple Line Disputes

County Council President Sidney Katz and Council Vice President Tom Hucker urged Maryland officials to resolve ongoing conflicts with purple line contractors in a statement released Thursday.  The announcement comes as Purple Line Transit Partners, the company tasked with constructing the more than $2 billion light-rail project, announced that it would lay off at least […]

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February 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Calls Maryland ‘Shining Example’ for America

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) delivered his sixth State of the State Address on Wednesday afternoon in Annapolis. Hogan’s speech often contrasted Maryland’s bipartisan achievements with the divisiveness in national politics seen in Washington D.C. and beyond. “Maryland has indeed been setting a shining example for the rest of America,” Hogan said. Here are some of […]

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September 6, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Governor Says First Part of Purple Line is Installed

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that the first part of the Purple Line has been laid.  “In Maryland we are proud to be setting an example for the rest of the nation and the Purple Line is at the heart of our state’s infrastructure success story,” he said.  The $5.6 billion project is the […]

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December 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Officials Address Committee for Montgomery at Legislative Breakfast

Maryland and Montgomery County officials spoke at the Committee for Montgomery’s 2018 Annual Legislative Breakfast. The Committee for Montgomery consists of county leaders who promote policies to increase opportunities for county residents. More specifically, they support education policies and promote economic and infrastructure development that would benefit the county. At the breakfast, Senator Chris Van […]

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August 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Berliner on Purple Line: ‘It’s A Great Day for Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties’ (VIDEO)

Maryland’s Purple Line will receive $900 million in federal funding, according to the The Washington Post. This announcement comes nearly one-month after the Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Judge Richard J. Leon’s decision to halt the project. “We are all so excited, pleased, and grateful that we’ve finally gotten to this point in time,” said […]

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