News & Events


2/21/2018: MoCo’s Skyrocketing Debt


10/05/2017: Potomac Businessman David Blair ‘Highly Likely’ To Run for County Executive

Lessons Learned from the Great Tax Hike: Part One | Part Two | Part Three

Reports from The Stephen S. Fuller Institute for Research on the Washington Region’s Economic Future and the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University:

9/21/2017: Governor Hogan Announces Widening of I-270, Capital Beltway (I-495), and Baltimore-Washington Parkway (MD 295)

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8/28/2017: Video of Purple Line Groundbreaking courtesy of Twitter user Eric Rasch

8/28/2017: Photos of Purple Line Groundbreaking, courtesy of Tony Hausner

8/28/2017: Officials Break Ground on Long-Awaited Purple Line Project

8/28/2017: Construction Begins on Maryland’s Purple Line

8/28/2017: Chao and Hogan sign Purple Line agreement

8/1/2017: Study: Montgomery would lose 47,000 jobs by 2022 if minimum wage went to $15

7/25/2017: Montgomery weighs changes to council to counter outsize presence from Takoma Park

7/19/2017: U.S. Court of Appeals Grants Stay in Purple Line Case, Restoring Project’s Federal Approval

7/19/2017: Court ruling paves way for Purple Line construction to begin

Report from The Stephen S. Fuller Institute for Research on the Washington Region’s Economic Future: The Washington Region’s Declining Economic Brand

7/6/2017: MD ranks among worst states to start a new business, two studies find

6/28/2017: Forget the $15 minimum wage. Here’s what a sensible compromise would look like.

6/27/2017: Seattle’s Minimum-Wage Rise May Have Pushed Down Workers’ Hours, Study Finds


MCPS 2016 Annual Report

11/12/2016: Empower Montgomery Founder Nulsen Announces Future Plans

10/28/2016: Empower Montgomery Leaders Important Message Before November Election: Vote the Entire Ballot!

7/30/2016: Northern Virginia lays miles of pavement to ease traffic, while Md. suburbs dither


24th Annual Economic Conference – Roadmap to Our Region’s Economic Folder

10/25/2015: MCCC Recommendations on Maryland Tax Policy

6/25/2015: Hogan: Maryland will move forward on Purple Line, with counties’ help

Office Vacancy Study: Article from Montgomery Planning Board | Full Report

Tax Revenues by Source

Augustine Report Summary

Business Establishments vs. Population

Percent Change in Commercial Tax Assessments

Six Point Plan