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February 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: City of Rockville collects donations for displaced victims of an apartment building fire; The opening of Safe Passage Center in Rockville; Council evaluates Montgomery County Public Schools’ capital funding petition; The […]

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January 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

Dozens Attend Community Meeting to Discuss Homelessness

Dozens gathered in Silver Spring for a community meeting to discuss homelessness in the area. Following the meeting, Uma Ahluwalia, director for the county’s Department of Health and Human Services, explains the next steps in ending chronic homelessness. IW's Christine Hong: We are seeing successes by offering multiple services in one location to address #poverty […]

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January 29, 2018 | Staff Writer

Homelessness Discussion Set for Tonight in Silver Spring

A community discussion on homelessness takes place tonight at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The meeting features a presentation by Councilmember George Leventhal on homelessness research and will be followed by a question-and-answer session with panelists covering the county’s homeless outreach efforts and the county’s “Inside (not Outside)” initiative, which has the goal of housing […]

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December 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County hires an independent law firm to investigate filing a lawsuit against opioids manufacturers; Council President Hans Riemer testifies in Congress; Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act insurance is extended […]

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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County Council elects its new President and Vice-President; Executive Ike Leggett takes on the airwaves on “Montgomery al Dia” Radio show; Montgomery County Council hosts its 7th annual youth town […]

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December 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hans Riemer Elected Council President, Nancy Navarro Elected Vice President (Video)

Montgomery County Councilmembers have unanimously elected Hans Riemer as the new Council President and Nancy Navarro as Council Vice President. Councilmember Sidney Katz nominated Riemer as President and Councilmember Nancy Floreen nominated Navarro at the Council’s Dec. 5th meeting. Both Riemer and Navarro will serve a one-year term. New Council leadership: Council Pres @hansriemer and […]

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December 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County and Prince George’s County authorities sign a Purple Line Community Agreement; Department of Transportation unveils the design for Bus Rapid Transit stations; The first phase of construction of the […]

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November 24, 2017 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. First, Lorna Virgili reports on County Executive Ike Leggett’s request for more funding for a program that connects frequent 9-1-1 users with services. Next, Susan Kenedy reports on the retirement of Delegate Shiela Hixson (District 20), the […]

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November 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. First, County Executive Ike Leggett signs the minimum wage bill into law earlier this week. The minimum wage increases to $15 by 2024. Next is a report by Susan Kenedy on a job fair at the East […]

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November 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the County Council vote to increase the minimum wage in the County to $15 per hour by 2024. The show includes a report on the Council passes a bill to require Planning Department to develop a list of burial sites in […]

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