Liquor Control and Education Top Concerns at Budget Forum in Bethesda (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett hosted a budget forum in Bethesda on Monday, January 11.  Residents shared their concerns about the Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman reports.

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Council At-Large Candidates Discuss Recordation Tax During Debate

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The recordation tax took center stage Wednesday during a debate between six candidates running for Montgomery County Council At-large in the upcoming election. Implemented in 2016, the Montgomery County Council voted unanimously to increase the recordation tax to help fund school construction costs and to assist low and moderate income households with rental assistance. Some […]

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Melissa McKenna (D) Position on Providing Tax Incentives to Amazon for Second Headquarters

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Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Melissa McKenna fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 7. McKenna responds to a question about her position on providing tax incentives to Amazon for locating their second headquarters in the County. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the […]

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Melissa McKenna (D) Notes Priorities if Elected to the County Council

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Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Melissa McKenna fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 7. McKenna responds to a question about what their accomplishments will be if elected to the County Council. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of […]

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Melissa McKenna (D) Talks About Home Affordability for Millennials in the County

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Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Melissa McKenna fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 7. McKenna responds to a question about where young Millennials might locate in the County. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, the Maryland […]

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Melissa McKenna (D) Position on Fuel Energy Tax

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Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Melissa McKenna fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 7. McKenna responds to a question about her position on the fuel energy tax and its effect on residents and businesses. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital […]

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Melissa McKenna (D) Talks About Montgomery County’s Business Climate

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Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Melissa McKenna fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 7. McKenna responds to a question about the recent perception that the County is not business friendly. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, […]

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Melissa McKenna (D) Talks About Traffic Congestion and Transportation Projects

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Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Melissa McKenna fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 7. McKenna responds to a question about traffic congestion and her position on current transportation projects like Bus Rapid Transit, Corridor Cities Transitway, and Purple Line. The three organizations that hosted the […]

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Melissa McKenna (D) Talks Council Oversight for Public Schools

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Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Melissa McKenna fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 7. McKenna responds to a question on Council oversight of the public schools given the schools receive more than half of the County budget. McKenna gives rebuttal on school whether delays: The […]

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Melissa McKenna (D) Discusses 2 School Issues - Overcrowding and Persistent Achievement Gap

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Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Melissa McKenna fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 7. McKenna responds to a question about what she would do to help ease school overcrowding and close the achievement gap. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital […]

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Melissa McKenna (D) Comments on Recordation Tax and Rent Control at County Council Candidates Forum

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Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Melissa McKenna fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 7. McKenna responds to a question about the 2016 increase in recordation tax and support for rent control. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of […]

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