Sheila Hixson

November 24, 2017 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. First, Lorna Virgili reports on County Executive Ike Leggett’s request for more funding for a program that connects frequent 9-1-1 users with services. Next, Susan Kenedy reports on the retirement of Delegate Shiela Hixson (District 20), the […]

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November 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Sheila Hixson Announces She Won’t Seek Re-Election

Sheila Hixon, the 43-year member of the House of Delegates, announced Tuesday night she would not be seeking re-election in the 2018 races. The politics blog Maryland Matters said Hixson announced her decision at Montgomery College’s Takoma Park campus. From the blog, written by Josh Kurtz: Hixson, 84, who represents a Silver Spring-Takoma Park district, […]

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March 27, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leggett Hails State Passage of $20 Million Matching Fund for School Construction Funding

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hailing state passage of $20 million in matching funds for additional school construction funding. “I want to thank Speaker Michael Busch and the members of our Delegation who made bringing home additional funds to help us address our public school construction issues their number one priority,” said Leggett in […]

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June 3, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of Catherine Leggett at Mothers by Mothers Tea in Takoma Park

Moms’ Tea In Takoma Park (Video)

The Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington and the city of Takoma Park recently hosted a luncheon for moms. The Moms Afternoon Tea was held at the 7th Day Adventist Church for mothers by mothers. Montgomery County’s First Lady, Catherine Leggett, and Maryland State Delegate Sheila Hixson attended this event.

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January 3, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

County Delegation Announces Support for Raising State Minimum Wage

All eight of the Montgomery County’s senators and a majority of the delegates have signed onto a letter circulated by Raise Maryland in support of a higher State minimum wage. The letter calls for legislation to raise Maryland’s minimum wage in three steps from to $10.10 by 2016, index the minimum wage to the cost […]

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