Five Things to Know Today, July 29, in Montgomery County
1. Silver Spring Transit Center: The opening of the long-awaited Silver Spring Transit Center could be delayed again after a recent request from WMATA that a Montgomery County official calls “shocking.” We talked to County Executive Ike Leggett about the issue.
2. Budget Savings Plan: The Montgomery County Council has approved a $54 million budget savings plan.
3. Confederate Statue: It may be the end of the week before we know more about a working group’s recommendations to the county council about the future of the Confederate soldier statue in Rockville.
4. Hogan Strong: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has posted a Facebook status about his fight against cancer and his update includes a photo of his new look.
5. Save the Date: County officials and community leaders want you to attend the 6th annual Salvadoran-American Day Festival this Sunday in Wheaton.