Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County:

1. The Montgomery County Council voted 5-4 to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020.

2. Got questions about life in Montgomery County?Executive Ike Leggett is holding a virtual town hall meeting from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. today.

3. County Executive Leggett is hosting his third budget forum this evening at the Mid County Recreation Center in Silver Spring. You can find out more about the forum, here.

4. Congressman Jamie Raskin has announced that he will not attend the Presidential inauguration on Friday.

5. Safe Silver Spring is holding a legislative forum tonight at the Silver Spring Civic Center.

One more thing: Margaret Noble’s Resonating Objects exhibit opens at Vis Arts in Rockville today.

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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