“Younger children are particularly susceptible to the health effects associated with lead,” said Councilmember Tom Hucker, who pushed for the bill to lower lead levels.
An administrative review by the Montgomery County police found that Officer Anand Badgujar was “in grave danger” when he shot and killed 41-year-old Robert Lawrence White in a Silver Spring, Maryland, parking lot, on June 11, 2018, and that the shooting “was lawful and justified.”
The idea of paying a little more for a can or bottle in Montgomery County, Maryland, and then earning that money back every time you recycle has been proposed in a county report.
It’s what residents don’t see in Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s proposed 2020 budget that might impress them the most: no tax increases.
At his budget announcement Friday morning, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich abruptly shifted gears to talk about how the county would respond to the violence in New Zealand.
The Early Care and Education Initiative has a goal of creating close to 600 additional seats for infants, toddlers and preschoolers in the county. 400 of those seats will comes by helping to train 50 future child-care operators, including those who would operate facilities in their home.
Several county executives in Maryland, including Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks, are expected to endorse legislation on Thursday to create a prescription drug affordability board.
Heading into Tuesday’s council session, Hans Riemer, who served a one-year term as council president, told his colleagues: “We welcome new voices to county leadership — we are looking forward to your contributions.”
During Monday’s inaugural ceremony in North Bethesda, Marc Elrich said that he would work to streamline the regulatory process in the county, while working toward “a robust transportation network” and education equity.
County Council member Marc Elrich, a Democrat who won the three-way race for county executive on Tuesday, said his transition team will start things rolling with four “listening sessions” at locations across the county.
Democrat Marc Elrich, a veteran county council member, easily fended off two challengers — including a third-party run from his former Democratic colleague — in the race for Montgomery County executive.
The election has been framed in some quarters as a referendum over the future of the county: How much growth and development is too much? Does Montgomery County need to be more business-friendly? And how should county leaders combat congestion and other transportation headaches in the county to keep residents moving.
A super political action committee opposed to Nancy Floreen’s bid for Montgomery County executive hit the airwaves this week with an advertisement that is critical of her reliance on contributions from the business community.
The Montgomery County Council member says she has triple the amount of signatures needed to go up against Republican nominee Robin Ficker and Democratic nominee Marc Elrich.
At a meeting organized by a group called Action in Montgomery and held at JoAnn Leleck Elementary School at Broad Acres Tuesday, several survivors described what they went through on the day of the tragedy, and what they’ve been dealing with since.
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