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County Leaders Push for Details About Purple Line Delays and Federal Funding

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner urged the state on Thursday to push for an expedited ruling by a federal judge in a longstanding lawsuit that has delayed the start of construction of the long-planned Purple Line between Bethesda and New Carrollton. Berliner told the state’s Purple Line project director Charles Lattuca that county leaders […]

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Marriott Reveals Downtown Bethesda Headquarters Site

  In a hotly anticipated announcement, Marriott International Inc. on Friday said the company is moving its headquarters near Woodmont Triangle at the corner of Wisconsin and Norfolk avenues in downtown Bethesda. The world’s largest hotel company is partnering with Bernstein Companies and Boston Properties to develop its $600 million campus at 7750 Wisconsin Ave., […]

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Bill Aims to Amend Montgomery County’s Sick Leave Legislation to Exempt Seasonal Workers

County Council members are mulling changes to Montgomery County’s law that mandates employers provide sick leave as part of an attempt to ease the burden on seasonal employers. Council members George Leventhal and Roger Berliner are sponsoring a bill, which was introduced Tuesday, that would change the language in the sick leave law that goes […]

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