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May 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett Announces 16 Alternative Fuel Vehicles Will Be Added to County’s Fleet

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced the replacement of 15 cars used by the Department of General Services (DGS) with energy efficient ones by the end of Fiscal Year 17. As part of Montgomery County’s commitment to achieving energy efficiency, DGS staff and other county agencies will have access to Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles, according […]

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May 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

County Leaders Launch New Route to Connect to the Internet Faster (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined area business leaders for the launch of a new way to connect to the internet. Back in 2014, the County Executive introduced a six-point economic plan which included UltraMontgomery, an initiative that would create a fiber connection in Ashburn Virginia to grow opportunities for local businesses and universities. “Ashburn […]

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February 2, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Immigration Informational Session for Providers and Community Partners Set for Feb. 8

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is expected to join leaders from the Montgomery County Police Department, Montgomery County Public Schools, CASA and the American Legal Resource Center (APALRC), for an immigration information session. Amid the recent executive actions by President Donald Trump on immigration, organizers are having this meeting for providers and community partners who […]

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January 31, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Latin American Advisory Group Discuss FY18 Priorities with Leggett (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett met with the County’s Latin American Advisory Group (LAAG) to discuss priorities for FY 18. LAAG consists of 14 County residents who advises the County Executive on issues and concerns impacting the Latin American community. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Nestor Alvarenga, Latin American community liaison in the Office of Community […]

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January 24, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has announced that he’s vetoing the $15 minimum wage legislation, that was approved by the County Council last week by a 5-4 vote. 2. County Council members are scheduled to interview Robert Dorfman at 10 a.m. about leading […]

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January 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Vetoes $15 Minimum Wage Legislation (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has vetoed legislation that would have raised the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. “The only way to express my position regarding this bill at this time is to reluctantly veto and return it to you with what I believe is a more reasonable path to moving the county to a […]

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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett Releases His Recommended FY 18 Capital Budget

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has released his recommended Fiscal Year 2018 Capital Budget and amendments to the six-year FY 17-22 Capital Improvements Program (CIP). The budget recommends over $2 billion for education, including $1.73 billion for the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), the highest funding level ever provided, as well as $332 million for […]

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January 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett to Announce Partnership in Health Discount Program for Residents on Jan. 12

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is expected to join County Councilmember George Leventhal, chair of the Health and Human Services Committee, on Jan. 12 to announce a partnership with the National Association of Counties (NACO) that will provide residents with low cost health services, according to a news release. NACO’s Live Healthy Program helps uninsured […]

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January 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Invited to Attend FY18 County Budget Forum

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is holding the first two FY18 budget forums for the public’s input on Monday Jan. 9 and Wednesday Jan. 11, according to a news release. “Public forums are the residents’ opportunity to let me know what is important to them as I prepare next year’s operating budget for submission to […]

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December 19, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett to Host Virtual Town Hall on Dec. 20

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will hold a “virtual” town hall meeting on Tuesday, December 20 from 2 to 3 p.m, according to a news release. This online interactive forum allows Montgomery County residents to send questions directly to County Executive Leggett. County residents may submit questions to the County Executive before and during the […]

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