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Billionaire drops $500K to oust Elrich

Plus: Metro police to wear body cameras by 2023

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Billionaire drops $500K to oust Elrich

A billionaire cofounder of Facebook has invested $500,000 in a new political action committee set up to defeat Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich in the July 19 Democratic primary — and a top national Democratic strategist who lives in the county is heading the effort. [Maryland Matters]

Metro police to wear body cameras by 2023

Metro will equip its police force with body cameras no later than 2023.

The Department of Justice has granted $905,000 in funding to the Metro Transit Police Department to launch a body camera program. [WTOP]

Montgomery County center temporarily waiving pet adoption fees

Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will hold a fee-waived adoption event for all dogs 40 pounds and over, as well as for other small animals from June 30 through July 7. [MoCo Show]

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