Bill Turque

Washington, D.C.

Bill Turque covered Montgomery County government and politics for The Washington Post. He left The Post in July 2017.
Latest from Bill Turque

Rep. John Delaney is running for president in 2020

Wealthy, centrist Democrat will give up his seat in Congress to focus on White House.

July 28, 2017

Montgomery council supporters of $15 minimum wage try again

After a veto in January by Leggett, Elrich seeks to answer concerns of opponents.

July 25, 2017

Confederate statue moved from Rockville courthouse over the weekend

After two-year saga, county relocates statue to private land near White’s Ferry in Dickerson.

July 24, 2017

Isiah Leggett’s signature plan for Shady Grove is less lucrative than promised

The new neighborhood’s luster has been dimmed somewhat by the bus depot, rising costs of replacement facilities and changed financial terms.

July 17, 2017

Planners to weigh 2nd Potomac River crossing from Montgomery — again

Proposals for a second bridge from Northern Virginia to Maryland have been debated for decades, but never got off the drawing board.

July 10, 2017

Georgia Tech: No hornet on Damascus water tower without a hearing

High school football boosters invited to make their case at meeting in Atlanta next month.

July 5, 2017

Buzzkill: Why Georgia Tech is deflating a Maryland high school’s spirit

Town residents raised $15,000 to have their hornet mascot painted on a water tower near the football field. Then Georgia Tech said no.

July 3, 2017

Proposed bill would protect Montgomery burial sites from development

The County Council also will consider a measure to bar circuses with performing animals.

June 27, 2017

George Leventhal officially enters race for Montgomery County executive

Leventhal joins two county council colleagues, Roger Berliner and Marc Elrich, in the Democratic field.

June 26, 2017

In trying to celebrate diversity, suburban Maryland city creates a flag flap

Vietnamese Americans and veterans protest display of certain foreign standards in Rockville.

June 26, 2017