Archive for December 2014

Two Takes on The County’s Delegation to Annapolis

We present two opposing views of the Montgomery County’s 32-member delegation to Annapolis: A column by Josh Kurtz of CenterMaryland.com and a rebuttal by Delegate Kathleen Dumais (D), representing Legislative District 15. From Josh Kurtz writing in CenterMaryland.org on Monday, 15 December 2014: “As for the heads of the county’s legislative delegation, Sen. Nancy King…

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“County Taxpayers League to Starr: Make School Budget More Transparent”

From BethesdaMagazine.com December 18, 2014: “The Montgomery County Taxpayers League, a small but hearty band whose members pore over the county budget to look for ways to save money, has a message for schools superintendent Joshua Starr: make your $2.4 billion spending plan easier to understand….”We want input into the budget, during the formulation process.…

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“Montgomery County Public Schools: Perspectives from a Current and a New School Board Member”

Montgomery County Taxpayers League Meeting – December 17, 2014 Topic:  “Montgomery County Public Schools: Perspectives from a Current and a New School Board Member” Questions sent to speakers in advance of meeting December 17, 2014 Speakers: Mike Durso, Montgomery County School Board Member, District 5 Jill Ortman-Fouse, Montgomery County School Board Member, At Large Questions…

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“Cost of Silver Spring Transit Center repairs jumps another $21 million”

From the Washington Post of December 4, 2014: “Repairs to the Silver Spring Transit Center will require another $21 million, Montgomery County officials said Thursday, bringing the cost of the beleaguered project — now four years behind schedule — to $141 million, more than $50 million over original estimates.” Our Take: So now the cost…

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