Below is a list of recent news coverage related to the ongoing work of the Coalition for the Fair Redevelopment of Wheaton, of which LEDC is a member. Over the last week, the Coalition testified in front of the Montgomery County Council and hailed the introduction of new legislation by Councilmember Nancy Navarro that would create a new Small Business Assistance Program to help small businesses in Montgomery County access resources and technical assistance when impacted by redevelopment.
Washington Post (2/14/2012) – Wheaton Development’s $40 Million Price Tag Sparks Petition
Maryland Gazette (2/13/2012) – Assistance Bill Provides Some Hope for Wheaton Business Owners
Washington Post (2/10/2012) – In Montgomery, Dozens Testify Against Cut in School Construction Funding (includes section on Wheaton redevelopment)
Wheaton Patch (2/8/2012) – A Fair Future for Wheaton Small Businesses