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Sam Malhotra: A Forward-Thinking Leader in Hogans Cabinet

Posted: July 12, 2015 at 8:26 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Newsletter

By Deborah Lambert When Sam Malhotra accepted his post as Secretary of the Department of Human Resources (DHR) in Governor Hogan’s Cabinet, he knew it would be a challenging job. After all, the head of this agency manages 24 local departments of social services in Maryland’s 23 counties and a staff of 6,500 employees in […]

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The Magna Carta, Maryland and the Rule of Law

Posted: June 28, 2015 at 8:44 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Newsletter

By Deborah Lambert In case you missed it, the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta – or Great Charter – occurred this month, and deserves much more than a passing mention. The document was signed on June 15, 1215 on a field at Runnymede, England, and ironically, it wasn’t conceived as a monumental political statement, […]

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A Tale of Two Roads

Posted: June 28, 2015 at 12:48 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Newsletter

By David Drake It is about our kids, our future leaders, and how they are taught and the examples that we set for them. I’m involved in trying to build a grass roots organization in Montgomery County to bring balance back to our local government. Working every day to get support from registered Republicans, I […]

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The Fruits of Victory

Posted: June 28, 2015 at 12:05 pm   /   Newsletter

By Matthew Foldi It’s no secret that success begets success. For the first time in far too long, people are paying attention to Maryland Republicans. And especially for us in Montgomery County, it’s great to see the phenomenal crop of candidates we already have in the biggest swing district in Maryland. As most of us […]

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Dallas Bag Tax Repeal a Model for MoCo

Posted: June 14, 2015 at 10:56 pm   /   Newsletter

By Nick Peang-Meth Six months ago, the Dallas City Council approved a five cent bag tax on plastic shopping bags, similar to the one in place in Montgomery County. Last week, after significant blowback from the community, the tax was repealed in a 10-4 vote. By Monday, the city had collected its last nickel from […]

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