FY18 Budget

September 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

FBI Shows Crime Up as Council Considers Anti-Gang Funding

Violent crime across the United States increased for the second year in a row, and the homicide rate jumped 7.9 percent, according to statistics released this week by the federal government. The statistics show violent crime increased 3.4 percent nationwide in 2016 after increasing 3.3 percent the year before. Suburban areas posted a slower increase […]

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February 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Education Forums Scheduled Around County

Residents will get a chance to hear information and to offer comments on the programs and budgets of Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College in a series of public forums that start Feb. 15, a county statement said. Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith and college President DeRionne Pollard will […]

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January 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett to Hold Five Budget Forums This Month

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is scheduled to hold five forums on the the fiscal year 2018 operating budget this month. The first budget forum is scheduled for Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane. “Public forums are the residents’ opportunity to tell me what is important to […]

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