Tag: Phil Andrews

Incoming attorney general promises greater transparency

Incoming Attorney General Brian Frosh promised to be “a strong advocate of transparency and openness” in a speech celebrating the 40th anniversary of Common Cause in Maryland, citizen group committed to open government issues.

“It is important the office of attorney general has a uniform approach” to enforcing the state’s Public Information Act, Frosh said. “The default ought to be that we’re going to give you the information that you seek.”

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Leggett, Duncan, Andrews in first debate for MoCo executive

Three Democrats vying for Montgomery County’s top political post tried to define their differences at the first debate before June 24 primary, two of them with a total of 20 years of experience in the job and the other portraying himself as the independent outsider in the race.

Incumbent Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett spent much of the time defending his two-term record against County Councilmember Phil Andrews and former three-term County Executive Doug Duncan.

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