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Video: MCPS Students Discuss Why They Are Voting

Video: MCPS Students Discuss Why They Are Voting

We interviewed MCPS students from around the county on why they are voting in this election. See what they had to say:…

State Senate Overrides Hogan’s Veto of Bill for Voting Rights of Those Recently Released from Prison

On February 2nd the state Senate voted to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of a bill from 2015 that promoted more lenient voting laws for men and women coming out of…

SMOB Debate at Clarksburg High School

Alex Abrosimov, Eric Guerci, and Liam Kim participated in a debate at Clarksburg High School in anticipation of the SMOB Nominating Convention held today at Watkins Mill High School. Missing…

New Bill Proposes that School Buses be Exempt from Paying ICC Tolls

A bill is being proposed by Senator Nancy J. King to the state Senate that would exempt school buses from paying tolls on the ICC. The ICC, or Intercounty Connector,…

Debating an Increase in the MCPS Budget with an Increase in Taxes

One known trait of Montgomery County is the quality of its school systems. Because of this reputation, current student enrollment and projected enrollment have MCPS practically bursting at the seams. Due…

Superintendent’s Fiscal Year Operating Budget

Recently, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers released his recommended Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 MCPS Operating Budget, a $2.4 billion budget with a spending increase of 5.8%,…

Senator Montgomery to Retire Jan. 1 Following a Career of Progressive Politics

Maryland District 14 Senator Karen Montgomery announced on Dec. 4 that she will retire on Jan. 1 of next year upon the appointment of her successor. Montgomery, 80, has represented…

Leggett Calling for Bus Rapid Transit

County Executive Ike Leggett has decided not to submit state legislation for the creation of a Transit Authority in Montgomery County. The project, to create a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in…