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October 24, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Holds Annual Legislative Breakfast

Fourteen years ago, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) established the Upcounty Business Breakfast Briefing (UCBBB) which affords Chamber members and Upcounty business leaders an opportunity to discuss legislative issues with their elected officials. On Wednesday, October 16, the GGCC was honored to have Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich; and State Senators Cheryl Kagan, District […]

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May 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Unveils New Approach to Economic Development (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is changing the way the county approaches economic development and business promotion in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Read more in MyMCMedia article, “Leggett Moves to Privatize Department of Economic Development.“

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May 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Moves to Privatize Department of Economic Development (VIDEO)

County Executive Ike Leggett formally announced this week that he was sending over legislation to the County Council that would transfer the major functions of County economic development and business promotion to a private-sector-led, non-profit entity. Under the proposed legislation, both the County’s Department of Economic Development (DED) and the non-profit Montgomery Business Development Corporation […]

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