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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October 6, 2016 | Laura Rowles

Chamber holds 11th Annual Upcounty Business Breakfast Briefing

On Tuesday, October 4, 2016, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) held its 11th Annual Upcounty Business Breakfast Briefing (UCBBB). The UCBBB gives Chamber members and Upcounty Business Leaders an opportunity to discuss legislative issues with their elected officials. The GGCC was honored to have Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett, State Senator- District 39 […]

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August 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Will Governor Change the School Calendar? (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot have scheduled a news conference for 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in Ocean City “to make a major announcement regarding the starting date of public school systems in Maryland.” According to a media advisory, the two will be joined by other state officials, business owners and area residents […]

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February 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Hogan Administration Announces Support for Video Streaming of Legislative Floor Sessions

Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford today at a Board of Public Works meeting announced the Hogan administration’s support for HB 316 – Live and Archived Video Streaming of Meetings. This bill requires the Maryland General Assembly to provide live streaming and archived video of floor and voting sessions in the House of Delegates and Senate. […]

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January 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 7, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. A week after county inspectors visited his property, Poolesville resident Marc Kohn has announced that he’s closing Mel’s Rink while he explores his options for the backyard ice rink. 2. Safe Silver Spring is holding its annual legislative forum tonight. 3. The Gaithersburg Book […]

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December 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Prince George’s County Executive Attends Committee for Montgomery Legislative Breakfast (VIDEO)

Find out why the County Executive of Prince George’s County said it was important for him to attend today’s Committee for Montgomery legislative breakfast, in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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November 19, 2015 | Staff Writer

Fiscal Responsibility Tops MoCo State Priorities List

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has released a list of Montgomery County’s priorities for the 2016 session of the Maryland General Assembly, which convenes in Annapolis on January 13. Highlights of the County priorities include increased State funding for school construction, transit, and roads, and support for ongoing County economic development and job initiatives. Both […]

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February 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

County’s Commission for Women Inducts Ervin and Forehand

At the closing ceremonies of the 2014 Women’s Legislative Briefing held last month, the County’s Commission for Women (CFW) inducted former Council member Valerie Ervin and State Senator Jennie Forehand into its Montgomery County Women’s History Archives. The archives was created in 2002 to recognize the contributions of women of historical significance to the County. […]

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