Tom Perez

May 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Thousands Rally to Support International Workers’ Day and Immigration

“No more barriers and no more walls,” was the message during the march on Washington early Monday in honor of International Workers’ Day. Thousands gathered at Dupont Circle to rally against President Donald Trump’s policies and administration. “We are calling for a rally for immigrants and workers to tell the Trump administration that we are […]

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February 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Briefing Covers Wide Variety of Topics: Resistance Rally, Bethesda Downtown Plan, Pepco, Vision Zero, Cemeteries and More (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters on Monday morning at his weekly briefing at the Council Office Building in Rockville. Berliner began the briefing with remarks about a rally in Silver Spring last night. “There was a major event in Silver Spring last night,” he said. “It was if you will a […]

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February 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Takoma Park resident Tom Perez, who is the former U.S. Labor Secretary and a former Montgomery County Councilmember, has been elected the chair of the Democratic National Committee. 2. If you are planning to run for office in 2018, you can file […]

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February 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Democrats Pick Tom Perez to Head DNC (VIDEO)

UPDATED Democrats have picked former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, a Takoma Park resident, to lead the Democratic National Committee (DNC). On his Twitter account on Saturday, Perez wrote, “It will be the privilege of my life to serve you as DNC chair to unify our party and lead the fight.” Also on Twitter, President Donald […]

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November 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Discusses Election Results, Liquor Authority and More at News Briefing (VIDEO)

At her weekly briefing on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen discussed a variety of topics including the “Stand Up for the Montgomery Way” rally, election results, term limits, the county’s Triple-A bond rating, the state’s transportation program, the proposed independent Liquor Authority, the landlord tenant bill, the Economic Development Corporation, the subdivision staging […]

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April 25, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Secretary Tom Perez Addresses Clinton VP Speculation (VIDEO)

U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez has been an avid supporter of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton since the start of the 2016 campaign season. During an American Muslims for Hillary rally on Sunday in Rockville, Secretary Perez made the case for why voters should support Clinton for the Maryland Presidential Primary. In this MyMCMedia […]

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July 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Signs Sick and Safe Leave Bill (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett signs the sick and safe leave bill at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Lorna Virgili reports. The new law goes into effect on Oct. 1, 2016. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Corrections Awards Ceremony (VIDEO)

The County’s Department of Correction and Rehabilitation held its 42nd Annual Corrections Awards ceremony at the Universities at Shady Grove. This year five correctional officers, specialists and other correction staff were commended for their work performance. The County’s correctional system engages the inmate population in workforce development. Last year, Labor Secretary Tom Perez visited the […]

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May 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Affordable Housing and the Purple Line (VIDEO)

Affordable housing continues to be a top priority for county officials. This week, over 400 community leaders and housing advocates gathered for the 24th Annual Housing Conference and Labor Secretary Tom Perez said the conference was about the Purple Line. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its […]

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April 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Several Volunteers Honored At The Annual Montgomery Serves Awards (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

It was a night to celebrate the individuals and local organizations that make a difference in our county. To commemorate National Volunteer Month, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett presented awards to several outstanding volunteers at the fourth annual Montgomery Serves Awards on April 27 at Imagination Stage in Bethesda. Montgomery County Volunteer Center took its time […]

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