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January 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Here’s an Update on the Wheaton Revitalization Project

A second construction crane, expected to stand 405 feet tall, will be installed at the site of the future Montgomery County Government office building this weekend for the next steps in the Wheaton Revitalization Project. To avoid major impacts to traffic and to minimize the overall impact to the area, the west side of Parking […]

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January 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Navarro Vows to Continue Working for $15 Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Nancy Navarro is “very disappointed” that County Executive Ike Leggett has vetoed legislation that would have raised the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. “It’s not a good day,” she said, the day after the veto. The Council passed the legislation by a 5-4 vote earlier this month. Council members Marc […]

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January 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Vetoes $15 Minimum Wage Legislation (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has vetoed legislation that would have raised the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. “The only way to express my position regarding this bill at this time is to reluctantly veto and return it to you with what I believe is a more reasonable path to moving the county to a […]

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January 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Fight for $15: Local Groups Ask County Executive Ike Leggett to Sign Minimum Wage Bill (VIDEO)

Representatives from several local organizations are asking Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett to sign a bill that would increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. The legislation was passed by the Montgomery County Council, 5-4, earlier this week. On Jan. 19, over a dozen people from local labor, faith and community groups attended a […]

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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

CCM’s Susan Kenedy hosts Council in Brief, and this week’s show includes reports on the minimum wage increase and a new partnership to expand health services to County residents. You can watch the show, below:

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November 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Urges Residents to Recycle During the Holidays (VIDEO)

The holidays are right around the corner and Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection is asking all residents to recycle. Lorna Virgili has more. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council President Nancy Floreen News Briefing (VIDEO)

The room was packed for Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen’s weekly briefing with reporters on June 20. Floreen began by talking about the bill she will introduce on Tuesday, June 21, that would amend procedures for solving an impasse in collective bargaining with County employees and for making the process more transparent. Some union employees […]

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April 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Council Considering Bill to Increase Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

The County Council is considering a new bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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November 19, 2015 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Encourages Holiday Recycling (VIDEO)

With the holidays around the corner, Montgomery County officials are reminding residents about the importance of recycling. Lorna Virgili has the story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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November 29, 2012 | Staff Writer

ABC TV 20/20 Features Office of Consumer Protection

Montgomery County’s Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) will be featured in an upcoming segment of ABC News “20/20” on Friday, November 30, at 10 p.m. The 20/20 segment focuses on predatory and aggressive towing practices. In the segment, ABC News Senior Correspondent Jim Avila interviews OCP director Eric Friedman regarding trespass towing and the complaints […]

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