Montgomery County executive hopeful Roger Berliner’s attack ad features an image of businessman David Blair morphing into Donald Trump’s photo.
The report, commissioned by the nonpartisan group Empower Montgomery, said the county has been plagued by “extraordinarily soft” job growth in recent years and faces “an increasingly risky economic and fiscal environment.”
“In a world in which there is almost full employment and a stock market that has been going up, up and up, the notion that our tax revenues are going down is really something that we don’t understand,” Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner told reporters.
Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner says there’s no debate: Metro needs more money invested in its operations and upkeep.
Del. William Frick recalled how the county Liquor Control Board failed to reliably deliver supplies to some restaurants and beer and wine shops at the height of holiday season in recent years.
Montgomery County Council members want state officials to approve a 10-year dedicated-funding plan for Metro during the upcoming General Assembly session.
Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner says the county needs more school construction money to meet the growing number of students in the school system.
In a letter to the Maryland Transportation Secretary, Montgomery County leaders have expressed concern regarding a lack of communication regarding an ambitious project to ease congestion.
The Montgomery County Council is seeking another $15 minimum wage bill — this time with a slower rollout in a bid to get past a veto from County Executive Ike Leggett. But some county lawmakers aren’t on board with the slower pace.
Roger Berliner said on Monday that county leaders did not get advance notice of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s suggestions, which were announced last week.
Purple Line construction ramped up Monday to include more tree clearing along the Georgetown Branch Trail. Opponents of the work still hope to stop the line, and asked the Montgomery County Council on Monday to support them.
Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner said Maryland transportation officials needed to do a better job of informing the public on each step in the construction process.
Montgomery County Council members unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday opposing any plans to study a second Potomac River bridge that would cross north of the American Legion Bridge.
Supporters of a second Potomac River crossing say the idea should get serious study and they plan to push for it a regional transportation meeting next week.
Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner says the county is investigating whether it can change the path of air traffic by heading to court. He also says another Potomac River Crossing is “never going to happen.”
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