Tag: Purple Line
Maryland was celebrating no new coronavirus deaths and is resuming in-person nursing home visits and normal childcare capacities just before news broke that the president and first lady had tested positive for COVID-19.Read More
State Senate panel issues recommendations to keep inmates safe during pandemic; judge orders Purple Line contractor to remain on job til mid-September.Read More
State lawmakers take steps toward police reform.Read More
Purple Line construction company could leave state holding bag for millions.Read More
New Goucher Poll finds strong support for Kirwan education reforms but concern over hike in taxes, with some urging status quo on taxes and state services; former state Attorney General Gansler approves of minimum sentencing for those who commit gun crimes, especially repeat offenders; proposal would ban police from offering waivers to sex crime victims to end investigation; father pushes bill to allow children with seizure disorders to use medical cannabis at school; Senate passes bill to stop discrimination by landlords against those using housing vouchers; Montgomery delegate hopes to find relief for businesses currently suffering through Purple Line construction; and Takoma Park considers banning use of fossil fuels.Read More
At least 16 townhomes on Arliss Street in Silver Spring have front yards that will be used to make way for the Purple Line. Construction for the 16.2-mile double-track light rail, which will run from Bethesda in Montgomery County to New Carrollton in Prince George’s County, will take place just feet away from residents’ front doors.Read More
Newly appointed Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn told the Senate Budget and Taxation committee Wednesday he hopes to have his recommendation for the Red and Purple light rail lines to the governor in 90 days.Read More
It’s the classic tug of war between emotion and logic, a crusade by legislators in Annapolis to enact punishment on a corporate Holocaust collaborator versus the cold reality that such a move would cost Maryland a new mass-transit line in suburban Washington.Read More
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