President Obama Visits Montgomery County (Video)

Earlier this month, President Obama visited a woman-owned construction company in Montgomery County where he discussed the impact of the budget battle. In the crowd for his speech, County Executive Isiah Leggett, Council President Nancy Navarro and other elected officials. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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President Obama Visits Rockville (Video)

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On the first week of the federal government shutdown, President Barack Obama visited a construction company in Rockville. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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"I Was Very Excited to See the President" (Video)

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Economic and Development Director Steve Silverman said he was very excited to see the President come to town to single out a business in Montgomery County. Take a look:

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County Executive's Statement After President's Visit

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Statement of Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett Concerning Federal Government Shutdown “Today, I joined President Obama at M. Luis Construction in Rockville as he talked about the impact that the Federal government shutdown is having on our businesses, our communities and countless individuals all across our nation. As the President said, a small group of […]

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Praise For Business Friendly MoCo (Video)


After hosting President Obama’s Oct. 3 speech at M. Luis Construction Co., Inc., owners Cidalia Luis-Akbar and Natalia Luis praised county officials and other “angels” for standing by them in difficult times.

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Company Owners "Awed and Inspired" After President's Visit (Video)

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Cidalia Luis-Akbar and Natalia Luis, owners of M. Luis Construction Co., Inc. reflect on what it was like to be with President Obama after he visited their business to deliver remarks about the government shutdown.  

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Rockville Welcomes President Obama (Photos & Video)


Area residents lined Southlawn Lane and East Gude Drive on Oct. 3 in hopes of catching a glimpse of President Obama’s motorcade. Obama visited M. Luis Construction Company, Inc. where he delivered remarks about the government shutdown. Here’s a look at the excitement outside the construction company’s offices:   Here are some photos as well:

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Navarro Joins President in Rockville

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Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro joined President Barack Obama in Rockville this morning, where he delivered remarks on the government shutdown. Council President Navarro released the following statement: “The federal government shutdown is hurting our residents and could devastate our County’s budget. 70,000 federal employees live in Montgomery County. Every day the shutdown lasts, […]

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President Obama Visits Rockville Construction Company (Photos & Video)

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President Obama visited a construction company in Montgomery County on Oct. 3 to talk about the government shutdown. Obama delivered his remarks at M. Luis Construction Company, Inc. on Southlawn Lane in Rockville. Video Courtesy:   M. Luis Construction Co., Inc. is a family-owned business. You can find out more about the construction company […]

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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