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July 31, 2015 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review featured on Montgomery Community Media

Montgomery Week in Review (VIDEO)

Tony Spearman-Leach hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Phil Andrews, Rachel Larkin, Ian Paragol and Ayan Ibrahim. Topics discussed this week include the formation of a mental health court in Montgomery County, the Mental Health Association’s work on suicide prevention, a new program for autistic residents involving growing vegetables […]

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June 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Project Search Graduation (VIDEO)

It was a celebration of individuals who have graduated from the county’s Project Search. After ten months interning in various county departments, the group had the opportunity to gain experience and develop specific job skills that should help them grow and thrive in the workplace. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more […]

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June 21, 2015 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes stories about the public campaign finance system, the closing of the Gazette newspaper in Montgomery County, the ACES program, the last day of school, a walking tour in Rockville and more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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June 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council Schedules Discussion on Public Financing System for Elections (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council is sponsoring a discussion on June 15 at 7 p.m. about the new public financing system for county elections. Council President George Leventhal announced the meeting during his weekly briefing last month: You can watch Leventhal’s entire briefing here.

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June 3, 2015 | Krista Brick

Forum Scheduled on New Public Campaign Financing Law

The Montgomery County Council will join the Montgomery County Democratic and Republican central committees on June 15, for a forum on the new law that will allow candidates for County Council and County Executive to qualify for partial public financing for their campaigns. The law, which was unanimously approved by the Council in September, is the […]

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May 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

Andrews: Public Election Fund Will Revolutionize Elections (VIDEO)

The recently approved Montgomery County fiscal 2016 budget includes funding for a new Public Election Fund that will allow candidates for County Council and County Executive to qualify for partial public financing for their campaigns. Here’s what former County Councilmember Phil Andrews had to say about the fund. Since 2001, members of the Montgomery County […]

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May 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Fallen Heroes Memorial Service (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Local leaders, law enforcement officers and family and friends gathered for the “Fallen Heroes Memorial Service” outside the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on May 6. This ceremony pays tribute to 19 Montgomery County officers and deputies who lost their lives in the line of duty. The fallen officers include: Patrolman Joseph Case, Captain James […]

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April 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

GO Committee Discusses Public Election Funding (VIDEO)

The Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee recently discussed the importance of public election funding in the county’s fiscal year 2016 operating budget. Take a look:

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April 16, 2015 | Staff Writer

GO Committee Recommends Funding for Public Campaign Finance System

The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee today unanimously recommended that the full Council consider adding up to $2 million to begin funding a new Public Election Fund that will allow candidates for County Council and County Executive to qualify for partial public financing for their campaigns. When the Council approved […]

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March 3, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 3, in Montgomery County: 1. We are once again under a winter weather advisory until 10 p.m. 2. Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal gives his thoughts on his former boss Senator Barbara Mikulski and her decision not to run for reelection in 2016. 3. Silver Spring parents who […]

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