Montgomery County officials will be reviewing the county executive's recommended savings plan. Two of the county council's committees will review and discuss the plan on Friday. The plan is based … Click to Continue »
The Council will craft a proposal of its own and usher in a savings plan by the end of January.
The Council said it was responding to residents eager to prepay before new caps of deductions take effect.
The Council plans to hold a special session Tuesday morning to usher in the legislation before the New Year.
The option lacked support from lawmakers, who said there would be too much to sort out by the end of the year.
Montgomery County could help residents dodge one impact of a federal tax plan on homeowners. If passed, the plan would cap deductions for state, local and property taxes at $10,000. … Click to Continue »
The legislation urges the federal government to move quickly in protecting TPS and DACA recipients.
Montgomery County Council panels will discuss strategies to prevent gangs. The council's Health and Human Services and Public Safety Committees will meet jointly on Monday. The discussion will include representatives … Click to Continue »
Nancy Navarro (D-Mid-County) will serve as vice president in 2018.
The debate was the first to include the six candidates so far in the race, including three term-limited council members and three “outsiders.”
County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) gave his signature less than one week after the county council unanimously supported the bill.
If passed, Montgomery County would be one of the first suburban jurisdictions to implement a $15 minimum wage.
Lisa Betts is accused of taking more than $39,000 in funds belonging to the Montgomery County council of PTAs.
The Montgomery County Council is holding a hearing on the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Area Minor Master Plan. The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday evening in Rockville. The 117-acre plan advances Montgomery … Click to Continue »
Council members Marc Elrich, George Leventhal and Roger Berliner participated, as did Delegate Bill Frick
County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) proposed the change last month, which means he would be less likely to veto this bill.
Montgomery County officials are scheduled to vote on funding to help authorities suppress gang activity. The council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a supplemental appropriation. The funding will allow … Click to Continue »
EPI’s Marni von Wilpert delivered the following testimony before the Montgomery County Council regarding Bill 28-17, Human Rights and Civil Liberties–County Minimum Wage on September 26, 2017.
The House majority leader is the only Democratic candidate not already on the council. Frick, 42, says he wants to bring a “new generation” of leadership to the county.
Marc Elrich called the study commissioned by the county executive “not a valid study.”