federal funds

February 1, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Rep. Trone: Relief for State, Local Governments is Nonnegotiable

U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md. 6) joined County Council President Tom Hucker at a media briefing Monday to discuss how the Biden administration would work with Montgomery County. Trone discussed support for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief proposal, noting that it includes $350 billion in funding for state and local governments, which was […]

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September 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Supports Allocating $7.7 Million for Low-Income Families To Access In-School Childcare

Montgomery County Councilmembers expressed their unanimous support of a $7.7 million appropriation to fund school-age childcare in public schools for students whose parents are working and cannot supervise them during virtual learning. A public hearing will be held Sept. 29 at 1:30 p.m. Council President Sidney Katz called it “critical” to financially assist licensed childcare […]

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February 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett Asserts County Will Make No Changes to Immigration Policies (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said Wednesday the county would press a legal challenge if the federal government tried to force changes in county immigration policy by withholding federal funds. “Those at the federal level have decided they want to punish some of the communities and we’ll fight the issue once we get to it,” […]

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