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Potomac Brief: Public Hearing Set on Selection of Early Voting Centers

The Montgomery County Board of Elections has scheduled a public hearing to receive testimony from the public about the list of Early Voting Centers for the upcoming presidential election.

Potomac Commentary: Where Local Issues Find State Support

Newcomers & Community Guide

As your state senator, one of the most rewarding pieces of legislation I sponsored during the 2015 Legislative Session created a Task Force to develop the framework and details for the establishment of Maryland’s Achieving A Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program.

Commentary: Potomac Offers ‘A Sense of Place’

Newcomers & Community Guide

If you are a newcomer to Potomac, you are in for a real treat — as living there for 20-plus years showed me every day.

Potomac: Applicants Sought For Boards, Commissions

The following boards and commissions currently have openings: Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee; Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board; and White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee.

Potomac Brief: Hoeber Launches Exploratory Committee

Republican Amie Hoeber of Potomac announced Monday, July 20, the creation of an exploratory committee to examine running for Congress in Maryland’s 6th District.

Potomac: County Commission Vacancy

Commission on Common Ownership Communities The deadline for application is July 23.

Potomac: Berliner’s Green Bank Bill OK’d

The County Council unanimously approved Bill 18-15, sponsored by Councilmember Roger Berliner, which creates the Montgomery County Green Bank.

Potomac: Board Revises Child Abuse Policy

The Board of Education approved changes to Policy JHC, Child Abuse and Neglect on June 29 which guides Montgomery County Public Schools procedures related to recognizing, reporting, and preventing suspected child abuse and neglect of students.

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Potomac: Working Together To Battle Homelessness

Three honored at coalition’s 25th anniversary gala.

The recent fundraising gala for Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless surpassed the organization’s goal.

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Potomac: County Council Honors Local Small Businesses

Montgomery County Council Member Roger Berliner recognized small businesses in Montgomery County earlier this week.

Potomac: Leggett Proposes $5.1 Billion County Budget

County Executive Ike Leggett this week released his Recommended FY16 Operating Budget of $5.1 billion for the year that begins on July 1, 2015.

News: School Board Discusses Unaccompanied Youth in Potomac

The Montgomery County Board of Education reviewed the increased enrollment of unaccompanied youth in the school system at its March 10 meeting.

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The Leadership Montgomery Core Class Meets the Governor

The Leadership Montgomery Core class met with Gov. Larry Hogan at a recent program day in Annapolis last month.

Every state and local office that represents Potomac was on the ballot Nov. 4.

Every state and local office that represents Potomac was on the ballot Nov. 4.

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2014 Maryland and Montgomery County Election Results

Except for the results at the top of the ticket, Montgomery County continues to have 100 percent Democratic elected officials.