Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett explains why he did not include funding for public campaign finance in his proposed Fiscal Year 2016 operational budget in this interview: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.
Last year, the Montgomery County Council and County Executive approved a bill that would provide partial public financing for local elections. The bill was designed to attract a broader pool of applicants, but as Susan Kenedy reports a lack of funding for the program has prompted a Council Committee to take action. Visit our PEG […]
County Executive Ike Leggett was in Annapolis this week calling on Governor Larry Hogan to release $68 million of school funding in the state budget. The General Assembly passed a budget that restores the geographic cost of education index funding that grants certain counties additional monies to cope with the increasing numbers in school population. Montgomery […]
Members of the Montgomery County Planning Board recently toured Silver Spring as part of their Design Excellence initiative. Bridget Schwiesow reports they were on foot and bike. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.
State Senator Cheryl Kagan of District 17 is a busy woman. She represents the cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville in Annapolis and if you were following MyMCMedia’s Day in the Life of Montgomery County event on April 22nd you may have noticed that she attended multiple events throughout the day. We asked her what she […]
The Montgomery Serves Awards acknowledges “those who have given extraordinary community service or volunteerism” and is scheduled for April 27 at the Imagination Stage in Bethesda. In this MyMCMedia Extra, State Senator Cheryl Kagan of District 17 said the event recognizes “Montgomery County’s terrific organizations, long time activists, and youth.” County Executive Isiah Leggett will honor […]
On April 22nd, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett signed into law six bills approved by the County Council. Lorna Virgili has more in this report. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.
MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on new laws, campaign finance, the MCPS teacher of the year, a child car safety seat program, a solar co-op program, the Washington Spirit’s home opener and more.
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin released the following statement in response to the deaths of Marylander Warren Weinstein and Italian national Giovanni Lo Porto. Weinstein was kidnapped by al-Qaeda while serving as a contractor in Pakistan for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). “My thoughts and prayers are with the families of Dr. Warren […]
Through the eyes of the community, we went to find out what it’s your day like whether you work, play or live in Montgomery County. It all begins with a county proclamation marking April 22 as a Day in the Life of Montgomery County. Montgomery Community Media encouraged everyone to participate. The day starts early […]