The Montgomery County Council is holding hearings on a package of measures and regulations aimed at protecting children from vaping.
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November 5, 2019 Comments Off on Montgomery County officials to hear measures on vaping
April 21, 2017 Comments Off on This Md. attorney helps wealthy travelers own pieces of private jets
Speaking of air travel, there is an alternative to putting up with the pat downs, long lines, constant waits, cancellations and the passenger mistreatment you’ve been reading about recently. But it will probably cost you thousands of dollars per hour. ...Read More »
November 27, 2013 Comments Off on Montgomery Co. council votes to raise minimum wage
ROCKVILLE — The Montgomery County Council has voted to establish a county minimum wage and raise that hourly rate to $11.50 by 2017. The 8-1 vote Tuesday night followed hours of tense debate, but County Executive Ike Leggett says he ...Read More »
August 4, 2013 Comments Off on Traffic relief coming to D.C. suburbs
The average Washington, D.C., commuter could drive from the District to Las Vegas and back again in the same amount of time spent crawling across local highways each year.Read More »
June 18, 2013 Comments Off on Montgomery Co. to hold hearing on bag tax changes
ROCKVILLE — The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to hold a hearing on proposed changes to the county’s 5-cent tax on carryout bags. The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday evening in Rockville. The bag tax, which went into effect last ...Read More »
April 3, 2013 Comments Off on Montgomery approves $7.5M more for transit center
SILVER SPRING — The Montgomery County Council has approved an additional $7.5 million for construction of the troubled Silver Spring Transit Center, but officials say it will take much more to repair the facility’s structural problems. The new funds approved ...Read More »
March 7, 2012 Comments Off on Montgomery County votes to put cameras on school buses
ROCKVILLE — Officials in Montgomery County have voted to begin installing cameras on school buses to catch and fine drivers who illegally pass the buses while students are getting on or off. The Montgomery Council voted Tuesday to start installing ...Read More »
March 2, 2012 Comments Off on Light rail train may cross Connecticut Ave. in Montgomery County
ROCKVILLE — Maryland transit planners are considering cutting Purple Line construction costs by running light rail trains across Connecticut Avenue rather than over a bridge as now planned, but critics say the change would further snarl traffic on the jammed ...Read More »
January 4, 2012 Comments Off on Trachtenberg drops out of 6th District race
ANNAPOLIS — Democrat Duchy Trachtenberg has dropped out of the race for Maryland’s 6th District Congressional seat due to health reasons. Trachtenberg announced Wednesday that she is withdrawing because of a recurrence of breast cancer. The former Montgomery County councilwoman ...Read More »
December 29, 2011 1 Comment
ROCKVILLE — Montgomery County is getting ready to implement a 5-cent bag tax modeled after the one that took effect in the nation’s capital in January 2010. The Montgomery County Council approved the tax on both paper and plastic bags ...Read More »
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