A local school district loses its federal funding money over teacher behavior. A group of D.C. residents sue to block a homeless shelter in their neighborhood. And a Republican activist in Montgomery County successfully petitions to get term limits on the ballot—but a legal challenge looms.
Immigration reform is among the topics generating some of the most passionate reactions to candidates among voters. As the Obama administration steps up deportation raids of some undocumented immigrants, our region’s officials and lawmakers are responding in very different ways, including debating the role of local law enforcement. We consider the ways emotion influence this issue in various parts of the region.
- Corey Stewart Chairman, Prince William Board of County Supervisors (R)
- Ana Sol Gutierrez Maryland State Delegate (D- Dist. 18, Montgomery County); former member of Montgomery County Board of Education
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