isiah leggett

October 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Meet County Executive Leggett Online on Thursday, Oct. 11

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Ike Leggett Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting his final “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted […]

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October 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy: Watch the Full Interview

Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County’s first African American executive rose from poverty in rural Louisiana to lead Maryland’s largest and most diverse county. As Leggett prepared to leave the office of County Executive, MCM’s Doug Tallman talked with Leggett about his early years, college life, his political campaigns and more. Watch all four parts of Tallman’s […]

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September 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

More Than $1.6 Million in Scholarships Raised During Leggett Legacy Event

More than $1.6 million in scholarship money was raised for students within Montgomery County Public Schools during a special ceremony titled, “Leggett Legacy Forward”  to honor Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Montgomery County First Lady, Catherine Leggett. In one of his final acts of service before leaving office,  Leggett joined other county leaders and […]

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September 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett Ending Tenure by Helping Students

In just a few weeks, residents in Montgomery County will head to the polls to vote for a new county executive. After serving 12 years as county executive, Isiah Leggett announced that he would not seek re-election for a fourth term. As he prepares to leave office, Leggett is marking tasks off his to-do list, […]

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September 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy Part IV: What it Takes to Lead Montgomery County

Isiah Leggett completes three terms as Montgomery County Executive this year and will be leaving elected office. MCM’s Doug Tallman talks with Leggett about what it takes to lead Montgomery County. Watch all four parts of The Leggett Legacy on MyMCMedia.org.          

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September 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy Part III: Changing Hearts and Minds

Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County’s first African American executive initially did not want to run for political office. As Leggett prepares to leave the office of County Executive after three terms, MCM’s Doug Tallman talked with Leggett about what changed his mind. Watch all four parts of The Leggett Legacy on MyMCMedia.org.          

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September 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy Part II: Gratitude and Determination

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett became emotional as he discussed the scholarships that allowed him to go to college. As Leggett, the county’s first African-American executive prepares to leave office, MCM’s Doug Tallman talked with Leggett about his journey from poverty in rural Louisiana to become the leader of Maryland’s largest and most diverse county. […]

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September 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy Part I: A Remarkable American Life Story

Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County’s first African American executive rose from poverty in rural Louisiana to lead Maryland’s largest and most diverse county. As Leggett prepares to leave the office of County Executive, MCM’s Doug Tallman talked with Leggett about what it took to win the office and hold it for three terms. Watch all four […]

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September 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Preview of The Leggett Legacy: A Conversation With Montgomery Community Media

Isiah Leggett: How Far He’s Come Isiah “Ike” Leggett is the first African American to serve as County Executive in Montgomery County. He announced late in 2016 that he would not seek re-election. With his third term drawing to an end, MyMCMedia’s Doug Tallman recently interviewed Leggett about his life and career. Leggett speaks with MCM’s […]

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September 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Meet County Executive Leggett Online on Thursday, Sept. 13

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Ike Leggett Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted on […]

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