May 26, 2016 | Laura Rowles

GGCC Will Host Entrepreneur Breakfast on Funding

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce will continue its Entrepreneur Breakfast Series on Wednesday, June 8 at the  Montgomery College, BioScience Education Center in Germantown. The series is entitled “How to Find the Funding”. Have you ever asked yourself these questions: How do I find the money to start my business? How do I fund my […]

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April 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Praises Work of County Delegation in Annapolis (VIDEO)

The Maryland legislative session wrapped up in April. County Executive Ike Leggett was joined by other elected officials in Annapolis at a news briefing. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 15, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Action Committee for Transit Calls on Elected Officials to Fund Public Infrastructure

Action Committee for Transit released a statement calling on elected officials to fund maintenance of public infrastructure following Metro’s emergency shutdown announcement. “Elected officials take note: this is what happens when you don’t fund maintenance of public infrastructure,” Ronit Dancis of Action Committee for Transit said. This is the first time that the Metro system […]

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March 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Kathleen Matthews on Metro: “We’ve Got to Get It Moving Again”

Kathleen Matthews is running for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District seat and she recently stopped by Montgomery Community Media studios to record her candidate statement. MyMCMedia caught up with Matthews in the newsroom and in this Extra video, she talks about reinvesting in Metro.

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January 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Leaders Express Disappointment About Leggett’s Capital Budget Recommendation

The president of the Montgomery County Board of Education, Michael Durso, and Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers have released a joint statement following the release of Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett’s capital budget recommendation. In the statement, Durso and Bowers say that, “it is disappointing that County Executive Isiah Leggett’s recommended capital budget leaves us more […]

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December 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council President Nancy Floreen on the Year Ahead (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen met with reporters this week to discuss her agenda in the coming year. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can watch the Council President’s news briefing in its entirety, here.

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September 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Asks Hogan to Help Protect Federal Funding for Purple Line

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, who is vice chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, sent a letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan this week encouraging the Governor to contact Congressional Republican leadership in the both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate in an effort to join in working to protect federal funding […]

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August 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Board of Education Approves Construction of Middle School in Kensington (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously approved on Aug. 20 construction of a middle school in Kensington. According to school officials, the project cost $48 million is could begin as soon as mid-September with an expected opening day of August 2017. In this MyMCMedia Extra, BOE Vice President Michael Durso said, “We are moving […]

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May 18, 2015 | Krista Brick

Wynne Case Could Force Mid-Year Funding Changes (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal talks about the impact of the Wynne case decision on the county’s current and future budgets. Levethal said he believes the fiscal year $10 million impact from the Wynne case can be absorbed by the reserve fund. However, he said the county’s financial standing should be reexamined by mid-year […]

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May 18, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leggett Releases Memo on the Wynne Case Decision

A Supreme Court decision today will have a big impact on tax revenue in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett released the following memo outlining the impact of the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on the Comptroller v. Wynne case.

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