2021 | Politics

Ledecky will be part of Biden’s virtual ‘Parade Across America’

Plus: Eying possible comptroller run, Feldman reports $346K in bank; County doing transportation survey for visually impaired

Ledecky will be part of Biden’s virtual ‘Parade Across America’

There won’t be a traditional inaugural parade down Pennsylvania Avenue on Wednesday, but there will be a virtual “Parade Across America.”

President-elect Joe Biden’s virtual parade, after his swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Capitol and a visit to Arlington National Cemetery, will include Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky, with representatives from all 50 states and six U.S. territories. [USA Today]

Eying possible comptroller run, Feldman reports $346K in bank

State Sen. Brian J. Feldman (D-Montgomery) hasn’t decided whether to run for comptroller in 2022, but if he does, he might begin the race as the candidate with the biggest war chest.

In an annual fundraising report filed on Sunday, the five-term lawmaker listed $132,251 in contributions for the previous year, bringing his campaign balance to $346,319. [Maryland Matters]

County doing transportation survey for visually impaired

Montgomery County transportation officials are conducting a survey on how they can best help the visually impaired navigate their communities.

Anyone who has trouble moving around the county or accessing regional transit options is encouraged to fill out the survey by Jan. 31. [Patch]

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