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

OPINION: Maryland’s General Assembly Needs to Act Now to Avoid Economic Nightmare

Facts are stubborn things, once quipped the bard Shakespeare. And so they are. There are two important, stubborn facts facing Marylanders today. First is that a global pandemic has reached our shores, and we are now in a state of emergency, both in Maryland and nationwide. The second is that, whether we like it or not, our citizen-legislature has less than a month to pass law before their work comes to an end for a year.  The first fact is avoidable, but with our federal government response in disarray, likely all the same. The second one is inevitable; we do … Continue reading OPINION: Maryland’s General Assembly Needs to Act Now to Avoid Economic Nightmare