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January 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett Releases Six-Year Capital Budget Totaling $4.5 Billion

County Executive Ike Leggett unveiled his six-year capital budget, which would spend $4.5 billion on county projects, including school construction, transportation improvements and affordable housing. Montgomery County Public Schools would receive $1.75 billion; the school system had requested $1.83 billion. “We’ll go back and look at that, because we’re learning of this at the same […]

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January 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Leggett to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Submit Questions Online

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Residents are invited to submit questions to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted on the county’s website during and after the chat.

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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County police officers receive training of use of Narcan, Police Chief Tom Manger comments; Discovery Communications announces plans to move Silver Spring headquarters to New York; Takoma Park has a […]

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January 11, 2018 | Sonya Burke, Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MyMCMedia: Immigration

Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of executive orders that have raised concerns and questions for some residents. It’s a topic that local leaders are talking about […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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: MCPS Superintendent, Dr. Jack Smith, unveils his recommended FY19 $2.50B operating budget; County Executive Ike Leggett gears up to host five FY19 Operating Budget community forums; Free tax preparation services are […]

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December 10, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Leggett Virtual Town Hall Meeting for Dec. 19 Canceled

UPDATE: This has been canceled. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19. Residents are invited to submit questions to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted on the county’s website during […]

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November 13, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Leggett to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Submit Questions Online

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 2 – 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. Residents are invited to submit questions to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted on the county’s website during and after the chat.

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November 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the launch of the Vision Zero campaign to reduce traffic fatalities in the county, the recent senior forum held in Gaithersburg sponsored by Councilmember Sidney Katz, Rockville’s annual holiday drive, and more. Watch the show in its entirety below:  

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October 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the establishment of a permanent commission to combat human trafficking in the county, residents look back fifteen years to the D.C. sniper case, a suicide prevention and drug abuse campaign recently launched, and more. Watch the show in its entirety below:

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October 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Tackles Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention With New Campaign

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett launched a new campaign titled, “BTheOne,” aimed to prevent substance abuse and suicide in teens, according to a news release. The new campaign includes a new website that provides resources an ways to help others that will be advertised and distributed throughout the county. “As a parent and a grandparent, […]

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