Council of Governments

November 25, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Navarro Pridefully Reflects on Term as Council President

With her term coming to an end, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro reflected Monday on the past year. “It has been an amazing year; it’s been a unique year of course with all the transitions of a new administration after 12 years… as well as pretty much a new council…” said Navarro. Key topics […]

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July 16, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Breathing Easier: Agency Says D.C. Region’s Air Is Cleaner

Your electric cars are working. So is walking to the grocery store. And solar panels on your roofs. The D.C. region’s air is getting cleaner. That’s the word from William Ellis, who works at Pepco and serves as the clean air partners board chair for the Council of Governments. COG is the organization that says […]

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September 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Crime Dips in County but Area Chiefs Concerned About Gang Activity

Crime in Montgomery County posted a 5 percent decline, according to a report by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments that will be discussed Wednesday. But report says the organization’s Police Chiefs Committee remains concerned about gang-related activity across the region. The report is contained in material supplied to the Council of Governments in advance […]

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June 12, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leggett Addresses Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments held a strategic planning meeting on June 10.  County Executive Ike Leggett talked about the importance of “regionalism” and economic development. Watch his address in its entirety here:

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December 12, 2012 | Staff Writer

Drzyzgula COG Board President

Gaithersburg City Councilmember Cathy Drzyzgula was elected President of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) Corporation Board at its annual meeting on December 12. She has served on the Gaithersburg City Council since 2007. “I am happy to help with the operations of the MWCOG, which well serves 21 communities in the Washington area. […]

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