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Montgomery County Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Rosana Azar (VIDEO)

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Discover the colors and talents of an internationally recognized Latina artist living and working in Montgomery County. CCM’s Julie Rios Little reports. It’s National Hispanic Heritage month.

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Minimum Wage Rally Set for Oct. 1

Montgomery County Council Vice President George Leventhal, Councilmembers Marc Elrich, Nancy Navarro, Hans Riemer, Cherri Branson and County Executive Isiah Leggett are scheduled to join with advocacy groups on Oct. 1 to show their united support of the regional effort to raise the minimum wage when they celebrate the start of Montgomery County’s new minimum […]

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Council Passes Public Campaign Financing

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The Montgomery County Council today unanimously enacted Bill 16-14, which will allow candidates for County Council and County Executive to qualify for partial public financing for their campaigns. This is the first measure of its type for County elective offices in the Washington Region and in the State of Maryland. Councilmember Phil Andrews was the […]

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Rice Statement on Montgomery College Grant

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Montgomery County Council President released this statement on Sept. 30 on the federal workforce development grant Montgomery College was awarded Sept. 29: “The federal grant award from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration job training programs was announced Monday by the White House. A total of 14 community colleges in Maryland will […]

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Montgomery County Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Antonio Tijerino (VIDEO)

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Antonio Tijerino, one of the most respected Latino leaders and cutting-edge innovators in our country, shares his vision for the Latino community. CCM’s Julie Rios Little reports. It’s National Hispanic Heritage month.

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Maryland Gets Access to Flexible Foster Care Funding

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Governor Martin O’Malley and Lieutenant Governor Brown announced Sept. 30 that Maryland is the first state this year authorized by the federal government to conduct a five-year, $650 million demonstration project that allows Maryland more flexibility in using federal foster care funds to achieve improved safety, permanency and well-being of vulnerable children. Under federal law, […]

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Council Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Councilmembers  proclaimed September 15 through October 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month today in Rockville. Councilmember Nancy Navarro presented the proclamation and highlighted the contributions of extraordinary Montgomery County residents during the ceremony.  

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Council President Craig Rice’s Sept. 29 News Briefing (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice met with the media on Sept. 29 and shared some updates on a variety of issues, including the county’s procurement process, campaign financing, a federal grant for Montgomery College and more. He also fielded questions about the new Holy Cross Hospital, drones, the missing Hoggle kids, an Ebola exposed […]

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County Working on Global Cities Team Challenge

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced, as part of the Global Cities Team Challenge, that Montgomery County and several corporate and academic partners are working together on the Challenge to explore the “Internet of Things” (IoT) and their potential public sector benefits, according to a county press release. IoT systems are a critical component of […]

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Council Proposes Legislation for Use of Drones (VIDEO)

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Some Montgomery County Councilmembers are proposing legislation for the use of drones by county departments. Find out more in this report: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.  

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