Coming Up In Maryland Politics
* The General Assembly continues its special session to consider measures to close a projected state budget shortfall of at least $1.5 billion. House and Senate committees held hearings last week, but have not yet reached consensus on proposals that include raising the sales tax, restructuring the income tax, and setting a referendum on slot machine gambling. Information on the bills and schedule is here.
Voters go to the polls Tuesday in municipal elections in Gaithersburg, Rockville, Takoma Park, College Park, Greenbelt, and Bowie. Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., except in College Park, where they will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
For more information:
College Park: 301-864-8666
Takoma Park: 301-891-7100
* The Montgomery County Council continues its consideration of proposed revisions to the growth policy. The council meets at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at the council office building, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville.
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY
* Groundbreaking ceremony for Prince George's County's first 800 Mhz radio tower, attended by County Executive Jack B. Johnson, will be held at 10 a.m. today, Jericho Park, 9510 Laurel Bowie Road, Bowie.
* The Greater Silver Spring Democratic Club will hold a debate for candidates for the Democratic nomination in the 4th Congressional District, which includes parts of both Montgomery and Prince George's counties. U.S. Rep. Albert Wynn and challenger Donna F. Edwards are scheduled to attend.
November 5, 2007; 5:56 AM ET
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