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May 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Respond to Council’s Call for More Body Camera Footage

Montgomery County police released a statement May 16, in response to the county council’s letter requesting more information about the May 9th incident involving an officer using a racial slur in Silver Spring. All nine councilmembers signed a letter on May 15 calling for the police to release body camera footage from all officers involved […]

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June 23, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Leggett Talks Independent Transit Authority (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has not given up on a proposed Montgomery County Transit Authority project. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Leggett said the long-term projection of transit for Montgomery County needs to have some additional resources. On June 17, County Executive’s Transit Task Force hosted a public forum in the Montgomery County Council’s third-floor […]

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February 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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MCPS Superintendent Starr to Resign Feb. 16 (VIDEO)

At a news conference this week, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Joshua Starr announced that he is resigning from his post later this month. You can find more information about the terms of Dr. Starr’s resignation on the Montgomery County Public Schools website. There is also a message to friends and colleagues on the […]

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February 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Transit Funding for County, A Statement by Leventhal and Berliner

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal and Councilmember Roger Berliner, chair of the Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee, issued the following statement today regarding transit funding for the County: “The first and nearest term decision regarding transit in Montgomery County is whether the Purple Line will proceed, which Governor Hogan and Transportation Secretary […]

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