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December 9, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Overrides Elrich’s Veto on Lowering Impact Taxes

Montgomery County Council unanimously voted to override County Executive Marc Elrich’s veto of legislation concerning changes to the county impact taxes for transportation and public school improvements. The legislation decreases impact tax revenue with the goal of bringing more housing and business to the county, explained Councilmember Hans Riemer. During the council’s meeting on Tuesday, […]

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October 28, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Council Overrides Veto of High-Rise Housing at Metrorail Stations Act

The Montgomery County Council has overridden a veto of the “More Housing at Metrorail Stations Act,” a major housing initiative for Metrorail stations, according to a county press release. Originally enacted on Oct. 6, the new act has “the potential to generate thousands of affordable housing units and help spur economic growth,” the statement claims. The […]

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January 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Lawmakers Override Hogan’s Veto of Sick Leave Legislation

The Maryland General Assembly overturned Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of 2017 legislation that would require businesses to offer paid sick leave. It takes effect in 30 days. The measure would require businesses with at least 15 employees to provide one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours an employee works. Here are the details […]

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