*Gluck is disappointed with the federal government for spending billions to bail out banks while small businesses struggle and college students and graduates are strapped trying to pay off huge loans. "Students are indentured servants until they pay those off. ...
That's insane," Gluck said. "If it were up to me, we'd find a way to assist them in paying them off. If it were up to me, they wouldn't have them in the first place."
Education: What role should the County Council have in deciding the details of the MCPS budget since we have an elected Board of Education?
*To the extent that educational results fall short of established goals, the County Council should examine both the goals and results. The budget should then reflect necessary new efforts to change goals and any new programs to best see that these goals are attained. Include safety net services as well.
*George is in favor of retaining and upgrading the Wheaton Library at its present location. Perhaps a business, such as a coffee shop, would welcome a satellite facility which would hold material reserved on-line or on the phone for citizens wanting to pick them up while in the Central Business District.