Bill Turque

Montgomery County reporterWashington, D.C.

The latest from Bill

CASA de Maryland has decided not to endorse Montgomery council members Leventhal, Floreen.

  • Apr 18, 2014

Democratic rivals both tout job creation under their tenures as Montgomery County executive.

  • Apr 18, 2014

Montgomery is charging excessive fees for construction permits and inspections, developers say.

  • Apr 15, 2014

19 seeking to lead the influential planning board, which issues opinions on all land-use questions.

  • Apr 10, 2014

Court ruled it used public money to campaign for a 2012 ballot measure to limit police union rights.

  • Apr 10, 2014

County council report focuses on achievement gaps, says schools are divided by race, ethnicity and income.

  • Apr 8, 2014

Fixing Silver Spring Transit Center’s interior beams and girders would delay the repairs

  • Apr 8, 2014

Andrews, Duncan and Leggett grilled one another on Sunday night, with revealing answers.

  • Apr 8, 2014

County executive candidate Doug Duncan offers a new long-term policy agenda.

  • Apr 7, 2014

The club’s endorsement of Roger Berliner prompted a response from Jim Soltesz.

  • Apr 4, 2014

The Montgomery council has approved limits on construction in the environmentally fragile watershed.

  • Apr 2, 2014

Montgomery County’s executive has formed a working group of experts to analyze the plans to repair the hub.

  • Apr 1, 2014

A group of Democratic leaders headed will formally endorse Board of Education member Barclay.

  • Apr 1, 2014

At a recent Montgomery candidates’ forum, the county executive emphasized funding for police.

  • Mar 28, 2014

Of the six at-large candidates, the environmental group endorsed just one incumbent — Marc Elrich — and one challenger, Beth Daly.

  • Mar 28, 2014

The Montgomery County Council vote clears the way for mold-infested building to be razed and replaced.

  • Mar 25, 2014

At-large candidates from rural areas face long odds in trying to win a countywide council race.

  • Mar 23, 2014

County officials Leggett and Lacefield will not be held liable for monetary damages sought by the police union.

  • Mar 23, 2014

The Democratic primary challenger uses the “Final Jeopardy” theme to make his point that time is slipping away.

  • Mar 20, 2014

Called “Your Voice Counts,” it emphasizes the grass-roots theme of his campaign.

  • Mar 19, 2014
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About Bill

Bill Turque, who covers Montgomery County government and politics, has spent more than thirty years as a reporter and editor for The Washington Post, Newsweek, the Dallas Times Herald and The Kansas City Star. He is the author of "Inventing Al Gore" (2000).