County Executive Ike Leggett

October 10, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber holds 12th Annual Upcounty Business Breakfast Briefing

Twelve years ago, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) established the Upcounty Business Breakfast Briefing (UCBBB) which affords Chamber members and Upcounty Business Leaders an opportunity to discuss legislative issues with their elected officials. On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, the GGCC was honored to have Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett; State Senators Cheryl Kagan, […]

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October 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Raising Awareness for Domestic Violence (VIDEO)

Montgomery County launched an awareness campaign Monday to ensure victims of domestic violence are aware of county programs that can help. Ads on Ride On buses and at bus shelters will provide contact information for the Family Justice Center and the Abused Persons Program. The ads were unveiled at a news conference at the Executive […]

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October 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the new express bus service along Maryland Route 355 which is free through October. Next up, the county launches a pilot program with Mobike in Downtown Silver Spring to offer a dockless bike sharing service. Watch the show in its entirety […]

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September 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with Tuesday’s  public hearing on the Council’s proposed legislation to raise the minimum wage.  Moving to transportation, Governor Hogan announces major projects to add lanes to I-270, the beltway and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Watch the show in its entirety below:

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September 25, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett Endorses Albornoz in County Council Race

County Executive Ike Leggett endorsed his recreation director’s campaign to become an at-large County Council member Saturday. Leggett’s announcement came via Gabe Albornoz’s Facebook page. Albornoz, 41, of Kensington is running in the Democratic primary for one of four at-large seats on the council. “I think he sees the big picture for the entire county,” […]

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September 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the mental health court initiative in Montgomery County. There are also reports on the Lloyd Welch guilty plea for the abduction and murder of Katherine and Sheila Lyon from Wheaton Plaza in 1975, county flu vaccination clinic schedule, the groundbreaking ceremony […]

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September 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with Executive Isiah Leggett’s announcement of stepped up inspections to multifamily apartment buildings. There are also reports on Governor Hogan’s dedication of the Intercounty Connector to former Governor Robert Ehrlich, the return of Maryland Task Force from their rescue mission in Texas, and […]

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September 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett, Council Blast Trump Decision on DACA

County Executive Ike Leggett and the County Council issued statements Wednesday on President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. Last week, Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard issued her own statement urging Trump to continue the program. Here are the statements: Montgomery County Council Statement The Montgomery County Council denounces […]

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September 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett: Budgetary Concerns Could Mean Lapse in Filling Two County Positions

Montgomery County has lost its innovation officer and its cable administrator in recent months, and County Executive Ike Leggett said budget issues could prevent the positions from being filled quickly. Dan Hoffman, who had been the county’s first innovation officer since 2012, left the county June 16 to become an assistant city manager for Gainesville, […]

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September 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with transit news – construction on the Purple Line light-rail project connecting Bethesda and New Carrollton is underway. There are also reports on Montgomery College greeting students as the fall semester begins, the future of early childhood programs in the county, Gaithersburg […]

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