A proposed office building switched to residential and is adding almost 300 apartments to downtown Silver Spring. The county planning office says this is part of a trend. (Gazette) Twitter
Bag fee for fewer stores?
4 Montgomery councilmembers want to narrow the year-old bag fee to only affect stores that sell food (like DC’s law). Council staff and the Department of Environmental Protection want the law to stay. (Examiner) Twitter
Tesla blocked from Virginia
Tesla wanted to open a showroom in Tysons, but Virginia law wouldn’t allow it because they weren’t going through a dealership. The Virginia Automobile Dealers Association lobbied for the decision. (WTOP) Twitter