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Ahead of Key Votes, Franchot Weighs Policy and Politics on Hogan Highway Plan

August 10, 2021 By: Bruce DePuyt Read the full article here. Maryland Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D). Photo by Danielle E. Gaines When the Board of Public Works meets on Wednesday, it will cast two votes on Gov. Lawrence J.[...]

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Looming Vote on Hogan Highway Plan Triggers Campaign-Style Frenzy of Activity

July 20, 2021 By: Bruce DePuyt Read the full article here. The Capital Beltway near the Interstate 270 spur. Photo by Dave Dildine/WTOP.  The hours leading up to a high-stakes vote on a controversial highway project in Montgomery County took[...]

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July 20, 2021 By: Suzanne Pollack Read the full article here. With I-270 in the background, state, county and local politicians as well as several activists rallied at Woodley Gardens Park in Rockville in opposition to the I-495, I-270 road[...]

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July 19, 2021 By: Suzanne Pollack Read the full article here. The Israel National Baseball team defeated Bethesda Big Train Sunday under the lights before a sold-out crowd at the Shirley Povich Field days before heading to the Olympics in Tokyo. During[...]

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Residents, elected officials oppose I-270 project at hearing

Most speakers criticize toll structure tied to proposal July 13, 2021 By: Steve Bohnel Read the full article here.   Some Montgomery County residents and elected officials on Monday voiced their opposition of a proposed public-private partnership to widen I-270[...]

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Advocates, Elected Officials Oppose Beltway Toll Rate Plan at Public Hearing

July 12, 2021 By: Danielle Gaines Read the full article here. Maryland Transportation Secretary Greg Slater speaks with opponents of the plan to expand portions of I-270 and the Capital Beltway after a public hearing on proposed toll rates. Photo[...]

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The Paradox of Finding a Candidate for Lt. Governor

June 1, 2021 By: Josh Kurtz Read the full article here.  2018 Democratic gubernatorial nominee Benjamin T. Jealous (second from left) with his running mate Susan W. Turnbull, Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (left) and U.S. Rep. Jamie B. Raskin[...]

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Hogan to Sign State Song Repeal, Expansion of Carryout Liquor Sales

May 18, 2021 By: Danielle Gaines Read the full article here. A view of the Maryland State House from Lawyers’ Mall. Photo by Bruce DePuyt. Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) will sign more than 200 bills into law on[...]

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In Sharply Worded Letters, Franchot and Kagan Spar Over Progress on 911 Fee Audits

May 14, 2021 By: Bennett Leckrone Read the full article here. A 9-1-1 emergency call center in Montgomery County. File photo It’s been more than six months since Sen. Cheryl C. Kagan (D-Montgomery) raised a red flag over a lack[...]

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Hogan to sign bill eliminating pro-Confederacy Maryland state song

May 6, 2021 By: Pamela Wood Read the full article here. Gov. Larry Hogan plans to sign off on a measure that will ditch Maryland’s pro-Confederacy state song, his spokesman said Thursday. After decades of failed attempts, state lawmakers passed[...]

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