montgomery county council member

January 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Navarro Vows to Continue Working for $15 Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Nancy Navarro is “very disappointed” that County Executive Ike Leggett has vetoed legislation that would have raised the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. “It’s not a good day,” she said, the day after the veto. The Council passed the legislation by a 5-4 vote earlier this month. Council members Marc […]

Read more

June 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council Nancy Navarro on Orlando Tragedy

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro is speaking out about the tragedy in Orlando. “This targeted attack that took the lives of 49 people should be more than just a moment of reflection, but a call to action,” she said at the Council dais on Tuesday. Read her full statement, below: “On Sunday, Orlando fell victim […]

Read more

November 27, 2014 | Sonya Burke

A Life Changed Forever in Five Minutes (VIDEO)

Thanksgiving is a time of the year when you see a lot of people reaching out to help others with less. It’s important to help people but truly understanding their situation is much harder to do. Here is a story told by outgoing Montgomery County Council member Cherri Branson on her last day at the […]

Read more

December 6, 2013 | Staff Writer

Berliner on Coal Plant Closure in Dickerson

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner, who chairs the Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee, made the following statement after learning that NRG Energy in 2017 will close its coal-fired generating plant in Dickerson in northern Montgomery County: “I have been advised by NRG officials, owners of the Dickerson coal plant in Montgomery County, that […]

Read more

September 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

Ervin to Discuss “Legislation by Design”

Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia will be among the leaders addressing the Richmond City Council at its fall retreat on the University of Richmond campus on Sept. 30. Councilmember Ervin will participate in a panel discussion with University of Richmond School of Law Dean John Douglass and former […]

Read more

March 19, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Roger Berliner Talks Energy Tax

“We’re Disappointed” (Video)

When asked for his initial reaction after reading a consultant’s report about the structural evaluation of the Silver Spring Transit Center, Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner said he is disappointed and he says now is the time to focus on resolving the problems. Take a look.

Read more

February 4, 2013 | Staff Writer

Photo of Roger Berliner at Town Hall Meeting

Chevy Chase Lake Sector Plan (Video)

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner held a Town Hall meeting on Jan. 30 at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center. One of the hot topics at the meeting was the Chevy Chase Lake Sector Plan, which was recently transmitted to the County Council from the Planning Board. Here’s a clip from the meeting as Councilmember […]

Read more

February 3, 2013 | Staff Writer

More on SNAP (Video)

Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin tells us why she launched the SNAP the silence on poverty challenge in this video clip. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

Read more

January 28, 2013 | Staff Writer

Germantown Community Meeting (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County Council Vice President Craig Rice hosted a community meeting at the BlackRock Center for the Arts on Jan. 28.  MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. If you missed the meeting, you can view the entire slide presentation County Council Vice President Craig Rice shared with residents at the Town Hall Meeting right here. Here are […]

Read more

August 17, 2012 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Council Member Nancy Floreen

Nancy Floreen: One Year Later (Video)

It’s been one year since Montgomery County Council member Nancy Floreen learned during a routine mammogram that she had stage one breast cancer. Today, Floreen is cancer free and counts herself fortunate. Here’s her story.

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter