school construction funding

April 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery County Receiving About $195 Million from State

Montgomery County can look back on the 2017 General Assembly and see dollar signs. In total, about $195 million in state money will be supporting assorted county projects, said Melanie Wenger, director of the Office of Intergovernmental Relations. The money includes about $56 million in school construction, a total that has an expected extra $10 […]

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December 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council President Roger Berliner’s Dec. 12 News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner held his first news briefing on Dec. 12, where he talked about about a variety of topics including his goals as Council president, the latest on the minimum wage bill, the importance of Bethesda on the county’s economic development, his transportation priorities and the status of the fire at […]

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December 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Watch Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Melanie Wenger, Ilaya Hopkins, Jonathan Sachs, and Henry Hailstock. The Maryland General Assembly reconvenes next month. Mooers and the panel discus county government and business priorities for the session. Jonathan Sachs from the Committee for Montgomery also discuss their legislative priorities. You can […]

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February 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Leggett Testifies in Annapolis for More School Construction Funds (VIDEO)

County Executive Ike Leggett returned to Annapolis this week to ask the state for additional funding for school construction in Montgomery County. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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February 24, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Leggett Testifies in Annapolis for School Construction Funding (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett returned to Annapolis last week to request additional funding for school construction. Executive Leggett testified before the Senate’s Budget and Taxation Committee on Senate Bill 228 which would establish an additional matching school construction revenue stream for Montgomery County Public Schools. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view […]

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November 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

Rushern Baker on Counties Working Together for Purple Line and More (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker says Baltimore, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties will continue to work collaboratively for increased school construction funds in the 2015 Maryland legislative session because of growing student enrollment numbers. He also talks about the importance of the Purple Line and more. Take a look:

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May 19, 2014 | Sonya Burke

David Moon on Issues of Interest in This Election (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, David Moon, a democratic candidate for the District 20 house of delegates seat and the founder of the Maryland Juice politics blog, tells us one of the questions not being asked to the candidates in the county executive race.  He notes that economic justice issues are important to voters. The primary […]

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March 14, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Leggett Testifies for Increased State Funding for School Construction (Video)

Twice this past week, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett traveled to Annapolis where he testified for the great need for increased state funding for school construction. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 10, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Brown’s Letter Supporting School Construction Matching Funds

On March 6, Lt. Governor Anthony Brown wrote the House Appropriations Committee in support of the Supplemental Public School Construction Matching Fund Program legislation (House Bill 1323). The complete text of his letter is below:

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February 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

Council President Rice Talks School Funding (Video)

County Council President Craig Rice held a press conference this week where he discussed a variety of topics the council is addressing this year, including the improtance of getting more state funding for school construction. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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