August 9, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Ana Sol-Gutierrez on her Bid for Congress (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Ana Sol-Gutierrez talks about her background and why she is now running for Congress. Take a look:

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July 27, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Education Committee Discusses MCPS Code of Conduct Policy (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council’s Education Committee met on July 27 with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) staff to receive a briefing on the new Code of Conduct. The new policy, which emphasizes in keeping students in the classroom and reduce out-of-school suspensions to narrow the achievement gap, is already showing results. “We are very happy […]

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June 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Ad Hoc Committee to Introduce Resolution on Liquor Control

The Montgomery County Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Liquor Control will introduce a resolution at 9:40 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, that asks Maryland lawmakers to change State law to permit the wholesale distribution of special order beer and wine products in Montgomery County by private wholesalers. According to a news release, amending Maryland law […]

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February 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Leventhal on Ad Hoc Liquor Control Committee (VIDEO)

The Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Liquor Control will hold its first meeting on Feb. 27. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal explains the work ahead: The Office of Legislative Oversight delivered a review report about Alcohol Control to the Montgomery County Council on Feb. 10. You can read a summary […]

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October 15, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Councilmember Elrich on Reelection and Committee Assignments (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Councilmember Marc Elrich tells us what committee assignment is important to him if he is reelected to the Council on Nov. 4. Take a look: Elrich and the other candidates running for the at large County Council seats participated in a candidates forum at MCM on Oct. 13. You can […]

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September 16, 2014 | Aline Barros

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Council Committee Votes Unanimously on the Public Finance Campaign Bill (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee voted unanimously on Sept. 15 to recommend the adoption of a public campaign finance bill to Montgomery County Council. The bill could establish a system of public campaign financing for candidates for the offices of County Executive and County Council. In this MyMcMedia Extra, Montgomery County Councilmember […]

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April 7, 2014 | Staff Writer

County Council Committees Meet Today

The Montgomery County Council’s Education Committee will hold a worksession at 9:30 a.m. on April 7 to discuss the Fiscal Year 2015 budget request of Montgomery College. The worksession is part of the Council’s review of County Executive Isiah Leggett’s FY15 recommended operating budget. The Education Committee, which is chaired by Craig Rice and includes […]

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February 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

County Council to Hold Another CIP Hearing and More

The Montgomery County Council at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, will hold the third session of a public hearing on County Executive Isiah Leggett’s proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Capital Budget and his proposed FY 2015-20 Capital Improvements Program (CIP). The CIP is a six-year plan for funding major projects. The public hearing will be […]

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September 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Glenmont Sector Plan Worksession

The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee will hold its third worksession on the proposed Glenmont Sector Plan at 2 p.m. on Sept. 30. One of the issues to be addressed is redevelopment of the Glenmont Shopping Center. The PHED Committee, which is chaired by Nancy Floreen and includes Councilmembers Marc […]

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June 27, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Pepco Utility Poles on Council Committee Agenda

The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee and its Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T and E) Committee will meet jointly at 1:30 p.m. on June 27, to discuss the county’s policy regarding the location of utility poles. The meeting was prompted by the periodic complaints from residents regarding poles they […]

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