Former County Executive Ike Leggett

June 24, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Former DNC Chair Tom Perez Enters Maryland Gubernatorial Race

Tom Perez, who recently completed his term as chair of the Democratic National Committee, announced on Wednesday that he is running for governor of Maryland. Perez, a resident of Takoma Park, announced his bid on social media, sharing a campaign video. Prior to serving as DNC chair, Perez served as U.S. Labor Secretary under former […]

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February 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Fallece el Presidente y Director Ejecutivo de Marriott International

Arne M. Sorenson, presidente y director ejecutivo de Marriott International, murió el lunes. Hace casi dos años, la empresa, con sede en Bethesda, anunció que le habían diagnosticado cáncer de páncreas y que había estado recibiendo tratamiento recientemente. Sorenson, que vivía en Chevy Chase, fue el tercer director ejecutivo en la historia de Marriott y […]

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February 16, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson, ‘A True Visionary’ Dies

Arne M. Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, died on Monday. Almost two years ago, the company, headquartered in Bethesda, announced he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and had been receiving treatment recently. Sorenson, who lived in Chevy Chase, was the third CEO in Marriott’s history and the first who didn’t have the […]

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October 30, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Leggett, Ficker Speak Out on Ballot Questions

Two leading political figures in Montgomery County, neither of whom currently hold office, want voters to realize the importance of the ballot questions for this election. Former County Executive Ike Leggett strongly opposes ballot questions B and D while perennial political candidate Robin Ficker is continuing his long fight to stop tax increases in Montgomery […]

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September 25, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Leggett Steps Out of Retirement to Campaign Against Two Ballot Questions

Former County Executive Ike Leggett isn’t precisely breaking his pledge to stay out of local politics, he said. Instead, his efforts to get residents to vote against Ballot Questions B and D are due to “the nature of what we are facing in Montgomery County.” Due to the devastating effects of COVID-19 and for the […]

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