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One-month-old medical marijuana program faces new challenges

Maryland’s medical marijuana program officially opened to the public this past December after several years of administrative delay. Consumer demand has been exceedingly high: many patients have waited for years to buy legal marijuana for medicinal purposes. As a result, several dispensaries ran out of product within the…

Emergency Climate Mobilization resolution passed

On December 7th, the Montgomery County Council unanimously passed an “Emergency Climate Mobilization” resolution to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the coming years. The resolution urges jurisdictions in the United States at the federal, state, and local levels to join Montgomery County in attempting to reduce greenhouse gas…

Hogan responds to Trump’s tax overhaul

Donald Trump’s long-awaited federal tax overhaul was finally signed on December 22, 2017. Officially known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, this piece of legislation was promised to contain huge tax cuts for the people of this country. So did the GOP deliver on their promises? The…

Maryland begins medical marijuana program

The legalization of marijuana has been a source of contention for years, affecting those of various ages, party…

Shruti Bhatnagar vies for title of first Indian-American woman on MoCo Council

Indian-American Shruti Bhatnagar is running for a seat on the Montgomery County Council. The four member council currently…

Overrepresentation of Takoma Park may lead to restructuring of Montgomery County Council

The recent months have seen debate over the composition of the Montgomery County Council, especially with regards to…

County votes in favor of $15 minimum wage

The Montgomery County Council voted on November 7 to raise the minimum wage in the county to $15…

County redevelopment plans cause controversy over possible historic African-American burial ground

The Montgomery County Planning Department and the Macedonia Baptist Church have apparently reached a deadlock over a highly…

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