News & Events

2018

Economic Indicators and Montgomery County Executive Democratic Candidate Forum: April 27, 2018 | 8:00am – 10:30am | The Universities at Shady Grove: Forum Pamphlet | More Info & Register

4/6/2018: Montgomery County Executive Proposes Speedier Zoning Approval Designed To Help Secure Amazon H2Q

3/14/2018: Montgomery County’s Financial Problems—and Your Opportunity

3/13/2018: The final job numbers are in. The news is not good for suburban Maryland (PDF)

FedExit (PDF)

2/21/2018: MoCo’s Skyrocketing Debt


2017

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


2016

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! (PDF)

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


2015

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

10/25/2015: MCCC Recommendations on Maryland Tax Policy (PDF)

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

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

Tax Revenues by Source (PDF)

Augustine Report Summary (PDF)

Business Establishments vs. Population (PDF)

Percent Change in Commercial Tax Assessments (PDF)

Six Point Plan (PDF)