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Council president concerned about Montgomery County development lag

The plans for a makeover for Wheaton are in flux and according to Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro, that's the problem.

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 07:43am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, wheaton, ike leggett, Costco

Mother who lost daughter in Virginia Tech carries on legacy with nonprofit

Celeste Peterson's eyes will twinkle, and seconds later brim with tears as she remembers her fiercely compassionate daughter, Erin.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 10:47am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, virgina tech, brady campaign, celeste peterson, erin peterson

Fur flies as pit bull compromise fails in Maryland

A bill designed to take the tag of "inherently dangerous" from around the neck of pit bull type dogs in Maryland failed to make it off the House floor - but it didn't go quietly.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 06:35am EDT

Tags: pit bull, strict liability, inherently dangerous, Kate Ryan, Maryland General Assembly

Rhoades Whitehill, the man counting Md.'s votes

When Maryland lawmakers want to make their votes count, they wait on one man in the House of Delegates: C. Rhoades Whitehill.

Monday - 04/08/2013, 09:57am EDT

Tags: Maryland General Assembly, Kate Ryan, Rhoades Whitehill, Maryland House of Delegates


Montgomery Co. Council demands updates on troubled transit hub

The Montgomery County Council wants regular updates on what it will take to fix the troubled Silver Spring Transit Center.

Tuesday - 04/02/2013, 06:55am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, transportation, silver spring transit center, Montgomery County Council

Md. lawmakers look to aid pregnant women on the job

The case of a Maryland UPS driver is providing a legal backdrop to efforts by state lawmakers to aid pregnant women in the workplace.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 07:15am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, UPS, pregnancy


Plan to change who controls PGCPS moves forward in Annapolis

A bill to change who is in charge of Prince George's County's public schools is proceeding in Annapolis over the objections of the school board.

Tuesday - 03/26/2013, 04:21am EDT

Tags: Verjeana Jacobs, Rushern Baker, board of education, Kate Ryan, Barbara Frush


Montgomery County to decide whether to bag the bag tax for some

Montgomery County residents have been paying an extra 5 cents for every bag they take home from stores since 2012. Now lawmakers will take a look at tweaking the law and perhaps creating exceptions.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 06:04am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Montgomery County bag tax, Montgomery County Council, Chesapeake Bay, anacostia Riverkeeper

'Don't flood the lake' signs tackle Chevy Chase gridlock

Gridlock is nothing new to residents of Chevy Chase and Bethesda, Md. who can spend a lot of time trying to get from their side streets across Connecticut Avenue. So it's not surprising to see green signs protesting proposed development popping up along the busy commuter route.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 12:35am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Chevy Chase Lake

Prince George's school board doesn't back Baker's takeover

The Prince George's County school board is tearing into County Executive Rushern Baker for his proposed school takeover plan.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 07:08am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Rushern Baker

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