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Matt Bush

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Bush is the Maryland reporter for WAMU. He can be found most of the time on the job in Annapolis, Rockville, or Upper Marlboro covering state and county governments. He's a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and a graduate of Point Park College in downtown Pittsburgh


Articles Written by Matt Bush

The first of two public hearings will be held tonight in Montgomery County about a planned expansion of Johns Hopkins University's campus in Gaithersburg.County council president Phil Andrews says interest in the issue was so high the council had to add a second hearing, scheduled for Thursday night, to accommodate the number of people who wanted to speak.If the council ...
The H1N1 flu virus is affecting local schools in a variety of ways. William Gibbs Elementary in Germantown opened for the first time this week.Beyond stocking up on tissues and hand sanitizer, there is the issue of making up classwork for students who will miss school because they're ill. Principal Kim Bosnic says each teacher must send daily lesson plans to the school's webma...
When it comes to health care reform, Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen says the times have changed, but the rhetoric hasn't.Speaking to seniors old enough to remember the passage of Medicare in the 1960's, Van Hollen took on the term "socialized medicine." When Van Hollen called Medicare "a very successful program," the crowd at Leisure World in Montgomery County applauded...
Laboratories at the Army's Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland are expanding. It comes as the H1N1 flu virus is on a lot of people's minds.Lieutenant General Eric Schoomaker is the Army's surgeon general. Diagnosing the so-called swine flu is easy, he says, if you have the tools. According to Schoomaker, that technology has now been developed.Much of the technology was ...