Bill Turque

Montgomery County reporterWashington, D.C.

The latest from Bill

Josh Kurtz places blame for low turnout on area politicians, calling them “minor league.” Some hit back.

  • Jul 24, 2014

The plan would eventually create a 300-acre town center and hub for medical and life-sciences firms.

  • Jul 22, 2014

A school board panel makes the recommendation after disclosure of inappropriate charges by members.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Montgomery county executive asks council to set aside transportation rules for life-sciences center.

  • Jul 16, 2014

School officials quickly pledge ‘no immediate’ changes a day after council members raise issue.

  • Jul 16, 2014

He’ll lead an influential panel that makes recommendations to the council on land use and zoning.

  • Jul 15, 2014

County and education officials note changing demographics and the need to address an achievement gap.

  • Jul 14, 2014

Hopefuls are Casey Anderson, Rose Krasnow, Norman Dreyfuss, Meredith Wellington and Mike Knapp.

  • Jul 10, 2014

Montgomery County, developer reach deal to complete sidewalks, landscaping and other infrastructure.

  • Jul 8, 2014

Glass trailed Hucker by 217 votes on primary night, and the lead grew as absentee votes were tallied.

  • Jul 7, 2014

Council members voice concerns about potential cost and effectiveness of public financing for elections.

  • Jul 5, 2014

The White Oak Science Gateway joint venture would create jobs but add to traffic congestion.

  • Jul 1, 2014

Election officials say there are two more sets of primary ballots remaining to be counted in Council District 5.

  • Jun 30, 2014

Leggett wins Democratic nod for Montgomery executive, but foes held him to 45.6 percent of the vote.

  • Jun 27, 2014

Police and firefighters both endorsed Doug Duncan for county executive.

  • Jun 26, 2014

Extremely low voter turnout has winners sounding less than triumphant.

  • Jun 25, 2014

Glass, trailing by 217 votes in District 5, is waiting for provisional and absentee votes to be counted.

  • Jun 25, 2014

County executive easily beats two Democratic challengers. Council incumbents all appear to have won.

  • Jun 25, 2014

He generally doesn’t accept funds from developers, but he says Realtors aren’t developers

  • Jun 23, 2014

“No stump speeches” was the directive from Action In Montgomery (AIM), which sponsored the forum.

  • Jun 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).