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February 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Albornoz Emotionally Denounces Supreme Court Immigration Decision

Montgomery County Councilmember Gabe Albornoz led an emotional press conference denouncing the Supreme Court’s Jan. 27 “public charge” immigration decision. The 5-4 decision was voted on along party lines—the four judges appointed by Democratic presidents all voted “no.” It will make it more difficult for immigrants, who have used benefits like Medicaid and food stamps, […]

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June 29, 2015 | Krista Brick

Leventhal: County Budget Cuts in Place by August (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal said he’s confident county departments will be able to meet a directive from the county executive’s Chief Administrative Officer Timothy Firestine ordering department heads to plan a 2 percent funding reduction for the fiscal year that begins July 1. You can read Firestine’s memo here.

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May 18, 2015 | Krista Brick

Wynne Case Could Force Mid-Year Funding Changes (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal talks about the impact of the Wynne case decision on the county’s current and future budgets. Levethal said he believes the fiscal year $10 million impact from the Wynne case can be absorbed by the reserve fund. However, he said the county’s financial standing should be reexamined by mid-year […]

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May 18, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leggett Releases Memo on the Wynne Case Decision

A Supreme Court decision today will have a big impact on tax revenue in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett released the following memo outlining the impact of the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on the Comptroller v. Wynne case.

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July 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act (Video)

“21 This Week” guest host Susan Heltemes and the panel discuss the recent Supreme Court ruling on the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Guests Boyd Rutherford, Cynthia Rubenstein, Steve kreseski, and John Hurson comment. Take a look. The next show of 21 This Week airs on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and then again at 8:30 p.m. […]

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