May 2, 2017

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On International Workers’ Day, custodial workers get justice

May 1 is International Workers’ Day, an annual celebration of workers around the world. With help from Councilmember Tom Hucker, local custodial workers were able to mark the day with a victory. Certified Building Services of Derwood, which for a decade has provided custodial services to buildings from Rockville south to Silver Spring and Chevy Chase under a $3 million county contract, agreed… read more

Hucker spearheads crackdown on unmaintained vacant properties

Hucker spearheads crackdown on unmaintained vacant properties

Today, the County Council unanimously passed the second piece of Councilmember Tom Hucker’s effort to crack down on empty, deteriorating houses that drag down a neighborhood’s property values and quality of life. The bill, which the Council passed on May 2, would require owners of vacant houses to register with the county. It would also require owners of unmaintained homes to pay inspection… read more

By Authority: Friends of Tom Hucker, Dennis Desmond, Treasurer.