tax increase

April 10, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Ficker Launches Petition Drive to Limit Taxes — Again

Robin Ficker — the Montgomery County attorney famous for running for office and trying to amend the county charter — has a new plan for eliminating tax increases. He is proposing a charter amendment that would allow the Montgomery County Council to raise taxes only to the rate of inflation. Currently, the council can raise […]

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August 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED: Ficker Turns In Term Limit Petition to County Executive (VIDEOS)

UPDATED 8.8.16 Defense attorney Robin Ficker, who has been pushing to add a term limit question to the November ballot, turned in his petition to the County Executive’s office on Monday. According to Ficker, the petition has 18,000 signatures from Montgomery County residents. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Ficker met with media in the lobby of the […]

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December 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Executive Leggett Testifies at Local Bills Hearing on Liquor Control Legislation (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County delegation held a local bills hearing on Nov. 30 at the Council Chambers in Rockville. There was a packed crowd for the hearing that lasted until 2 a.m. on Dec. 1st. County Executive Ike Leggett was among those in the room to testify about a bill that could impact the way the […]

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November 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Recap of the Montgomery County Council’s Nov. 17th Session (VIDEO)

On County Report This Week, Susan Kenedy recapped the Montgomery County Council’s actions at the Nov 17th session. The elected leaders passed several bills and discussed the drivers of government costs. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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