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Hundreds Attend Women’s Legislative Briefing (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Commission for Women hosted the 35th Women’s Legislative Briefing on Jan. 25 at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Hundreds of women attended the all day event where a variety of issues were discussed. Among the topics equal pay, domestic violence, paid sick leave, human trafficking, encouraging woman to run for […]

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Montgomery College Supports Obama’s Proposal on Community College (VIDEO)

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A proposal by President Obama has catapulted Montgomery College into the spotlight. Both local and national news reports over the past few weeks have featured Montgomery College students and officials. MCTV’s Michael Brown reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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Winter Speaker Series Features Royce Hanson (VIDEO)

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The Montgomery County Planning Department has launched a Winter Speaker Series featuring former Planning Board Chair Royce Hanson.  Bridget Schwiesow reports. Find out more about upcoming events here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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County Council Bans Use of Styrofoam (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Councilmembers recently passed legislation to ban the use and sale of polystyrene. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Rice Talks About Free Community College (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice said the opportunity to attend a community college at no cost provides a “stepping stone” to lift people who are in poverty while giving them access to a higher education. Watch here:

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the Council’s recent styrofoam ban, a fire and rescue inspection with alarming results, the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at Strathmore and more.

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Coalition for Smarter Growth Director Praises Hogan for Keeping Purple Line on Track

Reports today indicate that Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has initially retained state funding for the long-planned for Purple Line in his first state budget. Based on those reports, Coalition for Smarter Growth Executive Director Stewart Schwartz applauded the decision in the following statement: “We were pleased to see that both Purple Line and Red Line […]

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Latino High School Students Honored (PHOTO)

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation, which was established by the White House in 1987, recently honored 21 Latino high school seniors from the Washington, D.C., region at its 16th Annual D.C. Regional Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards, with six of those coming from Montgomery County. On Jan. 20, four of them came to the County Council to […]

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Governor Larry Hogan Announces FY 2016 Budget (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today announced his FY 2016 Budget with a theme of “Balance Today, Balance Tomorrow.” “I am extremely proud to introduce a structurally balanced budget that puts our state on sound financial footing,” said Governor Hogan. “But this is just a start. We have much more to do in the days and […]

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Questions Swirl About Starr’s Future at MCPS (VIDEO)

UPDATED The Montgomery County Board of Education has a closed session scheduled Friday and it would appear that Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr’s $250,000-plus yearly contract hangs in the balance. The closed door meeting is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Starr’s contract expires June 30, but school board policy requires the superintendent to indicate whether he wants […]

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