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July 31, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

In Montgomery County, Black Men Three Times as Likely as White Men to Get Traffic Violation

Black men in Montgomery County were three times as likely as white men to get a traffic violation in 2019, the Montgomery County Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) reported along with other disparities in policing.  The July 21 report found that Latino men were almost twice as likely as white men to get a traffic violation […]

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July 16, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Applications Open for New Racial and Social Justice Policy Analyst Position

The Montgomery County Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) is looking to fill their newest position: Racial and Social Justice Policy Analyst. The county signed the Racial Justice and Social Equity Act in December. In doing so, OLO must now conduct Racial Equity and Social Justice Impact Assessments (REIAs), starting August 1, for any new legislative […]

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November 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

Council President Leventhal Releases Statement on County’s Top Manager Salaries

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal issued the following statement regarding County Executive Leggett’s statement in response to the Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) report Comparative Data on High-Level Manager Salaries released today. “The OLO report on high-level manager salaries released today is another excellent fact-based analysis from the Council’s outstanding research arm. It is […]

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November 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Releases Statement Critical of OLO Report

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett issued the following statement about the Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) report comparing salaries of high level county managers to other governments in the region. “Montgomery County has one of the best and most efficient local governments in America. That is largely because we have long invested in excellence by […]

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November 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery County Government Ranks Highest in Region for County’s Top Manager Salaries

The Montgomery County Council received a report today from the Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) that provides comparative base salary data for director, executive management and manager series positions in Montgomery County Government, the Federal government and 24 other local governments. The OLO report shows that Montgomery County ranks highest in the Washington-Baltimore region for […]

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November 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

OLO to Release Report on County’s Top Manager Salaries on Tuesday (VIDEOS)

Are Montgomery County directors and managers compensated higher than their counterparts at other area governments? The Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) is expected to release a report at 10 a.m. on Tuesday that addresses this topic. You may remember that back in July, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal called for a review of the […]

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October 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

Council Reviews Impact of After School Program (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools and the Recreation Department are joint partners in the “Excel Beyond the Bell” after school program for middle school students. A recent report by the Council’s Office of Legislative Oversight, examined the impact the program has on the students it serves. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery […]

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October 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Board of Education Releases Statement Critical of OLO Report

The Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) has issued a statement about a recent Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) report, noting the Board finds the OLO report “offensive.” The statement is signed by Patricia B. O’Neill, president; Phil Kauffman, chair, Policy Management Committee; Christopher S. Barclay, chair, Strategic Planning Committee; Dr. Judith Docca, member; and […]

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October 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports about a recent report from the Office of Legislative Oversight, the county’s Library Summit and more.

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July 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leventhal Calls for OLO Study of County Managers’ Salaries (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal is calling for an Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) review of the salaries of Montgomery County’s “high level managers.” In a memo to Councilmembers on July 13th, he said: “Our managers do an excellent job, but my sense is that in many cases their salaries are well above those […]

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