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February 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Police Now Providing Security at County Council Meetings (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers are now providing security at Montgomery County Council meetings, according to police spokesperson Rick Goodale. At his weekly briefing, County Council President Roger Berliner was asked about the presence of uniformed officers at a recent County Council meeting. “There is a feeling that there is a different anger out there, and […]

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February 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Asks PSC to Enforce Reliability Requirements in Pepco/Exelon Merger (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner, who chairs the Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T&E) Committee, is asking the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) to enforce the reliability requirements in its order approving the Pepco/Exelon merger. According to Berliner, a key element of the PSC’s approval, back in 2015, “was that Pepco’s reliability performance […]

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December 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week (VIDEO)

In this special edition of County Report This Week, Anqoinette Crosby takes a look back at some of the biggest stories of 2016 in Montgomery County.

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April 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council President Nancy Floreen on the Westbard Sector Plan (VIDEO)

At her weekly briefing, County Council President Nancy Floreen announced that the Council will take up the Westbard Sector Plan in early May. According to Floreen, it is unprecedented that the Council is leaving this much time between the straw vote and final vote for further conversations. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, […]

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March 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council President Floreen on Executive Leggett’s Recommended Budget (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen describes Executive Isiah Leggett’s recommended fiscal year 2017 operating budget, which includes a property tax hike, as “pretty aggressive.” Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video: Floreen is also encouraging residents to provide input about the proposed budget by sending an email or speaking up at a public […]

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February 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Talks Blizzard, DLC, Watkins Mill Interchange and More at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

The Blizzard of 2016 was the hot topic at Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen’s weekly briefing on Feb. 1st.    Floreen said she has requested that executive staff from all county departments involved in storm operations participate in a special session with Councilmembers on Feb. 9th. As for the cost of the storm, Floreen […]

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December 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

In this special edition of County Report This Week, Lorna Virgili takes a look back at some of the biggest stories of 2015 in Montgomery County.

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December 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council President Nancy Floreen on the Year Ahead (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen met with reporters this week to discuss her agenda in the coming year. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can watch the Council President’s news briefing in its entirety, here.

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December 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council President Nancy Floreen Discusses Budget Situation, Marijuana, Radon and More at Briefing (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen held her first weekly briefing with reporters on Dec. 7 at the Council Office Building in Rockville. Floreen discussed a variety of topics including: falling revenue projections, school funding, marijuana dispensaries, vaping and electronic cigarettes, the proposed Bus Rapid Transit system, radon testing and more. You can watch the […]

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November 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember George Leventhal Winds Down His Term as President (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal’s term as Council President ends on Dec. 1. At his weekly briefing on Nov. 30, Leventhal recapped some of the highlights of the past year. He also fielded questions from reporters about the Department of Liquor Control, Montgomery County Public Schools, homeless vets, Syrian refugees and his future plans. […]

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