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SC: Horry County Chairman Blasts Coast RTA's 'Insubordinate' Current Leadership

May 01--The hiring of Coast RTA's next chief executive officer got the initial nod Thursday from Horry County's administration committee, but county Council Chairman Mark Lazarus warned Coast to "clean house" before the new hire. Brian Piascik was introduced Thursday to the county's administration committee, which consists of five councilmen. Show More Summary

Scott Walker Approved Pro-Immigration Reform Lobbying As Milwaukee County Executive

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

As he gears up for his likely 2016 White House bid, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has cast himself as a conservative hardliner on immigration and an uncompromising opponent of what he calls “amnesty.” But back in 2006, when he wasShow More Summary

SC: Horry County Council Set to Make Sure Coast CEO Contract Not "Out of Line"

April 29--Horry County Council will have its hand in a contract to hire a new Coast RTA chief executive officer who it wants to make sure has contract perks that are not "out of line" with multi-year payouts and future benefits after...Show More Summary

Leggett pleads with Montgomery Council not to add more spending

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett made a rare personal appearance before the County Council on Wednesday morning to warn members against adding new expenditures to his proposed 2016 budget. Leggett often sends budget-season letters to the council urging fiscal prudence, and he did so again last Friday. Show More Summary

County execs Baker and Leggett reflect on Baltimore, pledge continuing help

Montgomery and Prince George’s County Executives Isiah Leggett and Rushern L. Baker III expressed their anguish Tuesday over the rioting in Baltimore, with one pledging ongoing assistance and the other reflecting on an opportunity lost.Read full article >>

Zillow/Trulia Executive to Headline San Diego REALTOR® Expo

Largest REALTOR® Event in San Diego County Explores Industry Changes SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – April 22, 2015) – With the recent Zillow-Trulia merger and changes to real estate listing syndication in San Diego, what is the futureShow More Summary

LACMA's '50 for 50' gifts to go on public view Sunday

"Gratitude is the theme of our 50th anniversary," Michael Govan, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's chief executive, said at the media preview for the new exhibit "50 for 50: Gifts on the Occasion of LACMA's Anniversary."

Trial for owner of popular tavern in Howard County postponed

The trial has been postponed for the executive of a popular restaurant in Howard County who has been accused of secretly videotaping women while they used the bathroom.Kyle Muehlhauser, who was president of the Rams Head Tavern in Savage, Md., was charged in February with several courts of visual surveillance with prurient intent.Read full article >>

MGM: Nearly 1/3 of contracting firms in casino project are minority-owned

Prince Georgians and minority-owned firms are getting their fair share of contracts in the construction of Maryland’s sixth casino, MGM National Harbor’s top executive told county officials Tuesday.Meanwhile, a group of Prince George’s...Show More Summary

A Common Tragedy

“The demand we’re placing on the aquifer and the deep bedrock drilling, which is going on at an alarmingly fast pace, is really scary,” said Tricia Blattler, executive director of the Tulare County Farm Bureau. “Folks are really concerned we’re not going to be able find water in the groundwater...

Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms gets AFRCA gig, Fulton Chairman John Eaves cries cronyism

One of Mayor Kasim Reed's most loyal allies on the Atlanta City Council will pull double duty as an elected official and the executive director of the authority that oversees Turner Field and other key properties. And Fulton County Chairman John Eaves is none too pleased about how the decision went down.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Chevy Chase Village is a touch of suburbia in an urban area

For Allison Marvin, moving to Chevy Chase Village in Montgomery County is a bit of “Back to the Future.”When she and her husband, Chris, a software executive at IBM, moved east from San Francisco in 2008, she opted for her home town, a 0.4-square-mile, self-governed area just across the District line.Read full article >>

Prince George’s bloggers sound off on proposal to raise property taxes

One blogger likened the buzz around Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III’s proposed property tax increases to “a plague of locusts.”A frequent yet anonymous county political commentator dubbed the budget plan a “tax rip-off.”Read full article >>

E-mails: Long tried to block Fairfax activist from police commission

Fairfax County executive Edward J. Long tried to block the appointment of a longtime community activist to a newly formed police commission out of concern that he would push to establish a permanent civilian review board, internal county e-mails show.Read full article >>

Seven Pr. George’s council members back Donna Edwards for U.S. Senate

When Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III endorsed the Senate candidacy of U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D) last week, it triggered a discussion about race. On Wednesday, a group of politicians in the county threw their support behind the candidacy of U.S. Rep. Donna F. Edwards (D), sparking a conversation about gender.Read full article >>

Graham Yost on the End of Justified, and the Late, Great Elmore Leonard

On the occasion of the series finale of Justified, we gave a holler to the series' executive producer Graham Yost to talk about Harlan County, crime, cowboys, coal mining, Ava, Boyd, Raylan, the eternal flame of Deadwood, the prospect of a Wynn Duffy spinoff, and the late, great Elmore Leonard,... More »

Frustration and worry in Fairfax e-mails about police commission

Fairfax County Executive Edward J. Long tried to block the appointment of a longtime community activist to a newly formed police commission out of concern that he would push for a citizens advisory panel, internal county e-mails show.Read full article >>

SC: Coast RTA Leadership Track Record, Contract Perks for CEO Prompt Horry County Council to Provide Input

April 12--Horry County Council Chairman Mark Lazarus said the county wants to take a look at the new contract being offered to Coast RTA's potential new leader because of hiring concerns it has with Coast's past chief executives. OnShow More Summary

Deputy Who Accidentally Shot Restrained Man Is a Wealthy Exec Who Pays to Play Cop

The not-real cop says he mistakenly grabbed his gun instead of his taser. The reserve Tulsa County Sheriff’s deputy who shot an unarmed black man last week is actually an insurance company executive who has donated weapons, stun guns and vehicles to the Sheriff’s Office since joining its ranks in 2008, Raw Story reports. Show More Summary

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