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Montgomery County (Maryland)

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  • Miller dampens prospects for $10.10 minimum wage

    Miller dampens prospects for $10.10 minimum wage
    Sen. President Thomas V. Mike Miller predicted a big fight over raising the minimum wage in Maryland and publicly urged his colleagues to look for compromise. Miller said he doesn’t believe the proposal backed by Gov. Martin O’Malley will...
  • Brown surges ahead in Democratic money race

    Brown surges ahead in Democratic money race
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown surged into the lead in fundraising in the Democratic campaign for governor as he built up his treasury to slightly more than $7 million. Brown's strong performance over the past year vaulted him above Attorney General...
  • McIntosh adds powerful voice to legal marijuana movement

    McIntosh adds powerful voice to legal marijuana movement
    Baltimore Del. Maggie McIntosh joined the chorus of powerful legislators supporting legalized marijuana in Maryland. In a Friday email to supporters, McIntosh identified the legalizing pot as one of four "the biggest, most important issues" facing the...
  • Mizeur to back legalized marijuana

    Mizeur to back legalized marijuana
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather R. Mizeur is calling for the legalization and regulation of marijuana, promising to use the tax revenue it would generate to pay for an expansion of pre-kindergarten education. Mizeur, a state delegate from...
  • 2 bald eagles killed in Montgomery County

    2 bald eagles killed in Montgomery County
    Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating the killing of two bald eagles in Montgomery County over the past week. The first was shot with a rifle at about 3 p.m. on Christmas Day while feeding on a deer carcass in a field that adjoins...
  • Howard gas station prices, competition a focus at Planning Board meeting

    Howard gas station prices, competition a focus at Planning Board meeting
    Howard County is home to some of the highest gas prices in the Baltimore region, according to a new study, but a coalition of local gas station owners argued Thursday that an influx of new stations could lead to blight and environmental issues along...
  • Lawmakers take another look at military retiree cut

    Facing a backlash from veterans, lawmakers in both parties — including several in Maryland — are reconsidering a cut to military retiree pensions that they approved last month as part of a rare bipartisan budget agreement. Several proposals...
  • Time to raise stagnant wages for lowest-paid workers [Commentary]

    Time to raise stagnant wages for lowest-paid workers [Commentary]
    On Jan. 1 of this year, over 2.5 million low-paid workers throughout the country got a raise. Unfortunately, none of these workers lives in Maryland. Thanks to minimum wage increases that took effect on New Year's Day in 13 states, including Arizona,...
  • Advocates, possible foes prepare for Jan. 6 meeting on Bel Air retirement community

    Advocates, possible foes prepare for Jan. 6 meeting on Bel Air retirement community
    Advocates for and against plans to build a retirement community and an adjoining housing development on 152.5 acres east of Bel Air have been working to put out as much information as possible in advance of a community input meeting scheduled for Jan. 6....
  • Fracking protest kicks off Assembly

    Fracking protest kicks off Assembly
    Environmentalists concerned about shale gas drilling in Maryland returned to Annapolis Wednesday to try again for a legislative moratorium on "fracking," as the controversial technique of hydraulic fracturing is called. Waving signs and chanting...
  • Red Maryland year in review: December

         Red Maryland began writing its first op-ed pieces on Fridays in the Sun.      Red Maryland endorsed Larry Hogan for Governor.      The O’Malley Administration began requiring a criminal background check to receive press credentials.     ...
  • GOP's Douglas decides not to run for attorney general

    GOP's Douglas decides not to run for attorney general
    Republican hopes of fielding a candidate for attorney general this year were set back Friday when College Park lawyer Richard J. Douglas told supporters he has decided not to run. Douglas, 57, had said last month that he was considering entering the...