The MoCo Local Podcast – Repealing LEOBR and Montgomery County Community Solar

Repealing LEOBR and Montgomery County Community Solar In this Episode, Vito takes a look at how repealing the Law Enforcement Officer’s Bill of Rights is going in Maryland and how Community Solar didn’t quite get the start we needed in Montgomery County. EPISODE 1 NOTES 2:30 – Quote from Sen. Jeff Waldstreicher via Maryland Matters 3:05 – MGA Committee Meeting Video 3:36 – ACLU MD Tweet 3:57 – Will Jawando Tweet 7:13 – ZTA 20-01 bill 8:26 – Letter from Kumar Barve to Council via The Seventh State 9:03 – Mike Tidwell quote from Washington Post 9:38 & 10:51 – … Continue reading The MoCo Local Podcast – Repealing LEOBR and Montgomery County Community Solar

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Members of MCPS SRO Workgroup Call Process “Incredibly Flawed” in letter to County Council

UPDATE: The Board of Education has asked the SRO Workgroup to reconvene given the concerns raised by 6 members of the workgroup. The Workgroup was tasked with seeking out community input and will reissue their recommendations in May. However, they … Continue reading Members of MCPS SRO Workgroup Call Process “Incredibly Flawed” in letter to County Council

Updates: Montgomery County Restaurant lawsuit against indoor dining ban will be heard Wednesday

The lawsuit against Montgomery County’s most recent indoor dining ban brought by the Restaurant Association of Maryland with several local restaurants signing on as Plaintiffs will be heard on Wednesday. Despite contact tracing data showing that many cases within Montgomery … Continue reading Updates: Montgomery County Restaurant lawsuit against indoor dining ban will be heard Wednesday

COVID-19 Exposure Notifications are now available in Maryland on iOS and Android devices

COVID-19 Exposure Notifications are now available for Maryland. The notification system is an API developed by Apple and Google in conjunction with health departments to help alert individuals who may have been exposed to COVID-19. For privacy reasons, these alerts … Continue reading COVID-19 Exposure Notifications are now available in Maryland on iOS and Android devices

Lynne Harris wins election to Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large seat

The Montgomery County Board of Education race was one of the most controversial races I’ve ever seen in local politics. Two of the pro-equity candidates moved on from the Primary, Sunil Dasgupta and Lynne Harris. Unofficial vote counts were released … Continue reading Lynne Harris wins election to Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large seat