July 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Proposes Suspensions for People Arrested for Sex and Weapons Offenses on System 

Metro is considering suspending access to service for people arrested for sex and weapons-related offenses on the system, according to a statement from Metro. The Board of Directors Safety and Operations Committee approved the proposal Thursday, the statement said. A full board vote is expected during a future meeting. If passed, the proposal would ban […]

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August 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Charter Review Commission to Discuss Term Limits on Aug. 24th

The Montgomery County Charter Review Commission (CRC) is scheduled to discuss a proposed Charter amendment to limit County Councilmembers and the County Executive to three consecutive terms at a meeting tomorrow. The County Council asked the CRC to consider the merits of the proposed amendment, and on Aug. 2 adopted a resolution placing it on […]

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April 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

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Leggett Proposes New Structure for Economic Development in MoCo

County Executive Isiah Leggett is putting the wheels in motion to move Montgomery County’s Department of Economic Development into a non-governmental agency. “He thinks the work of attracting investment and jobs obviously is something public officials have to be involved in, but the machinery to do it is a little more flexible and easier to […]

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March 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Maggie Rose Concert Ends with Proposal at Bethesda Blues and Jazz (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

UPDATED Talk about a love song! The Maggie Rose concert ended with a proposal Saturday night at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club. Maggie Rose was about to perform “River Road” with her bass player last night in front of a sold out crowd, when her boyfriend Austin Marshall unexpectedly entered the stage, rose in […]

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January 14, 2015 | Krista Brick

Leventhal: President’s College Proposal Will Help 21st Century Job Seekers (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Council President George Leventhal shares his thoughts on a proposal by  President Barack Obama to make two years of community college free for responsible students, letting students earn the first half of a bachelor’s degree and earn skills needed in the workforce at no cost.  A full-time community college student could […]

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October 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Navarro Proposes Contractors Provide Health Insurance

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro today (Oct. 30) wrote to her eight fellow Councilmembers asking their support for her proposal to “amend the County’s Living Wage law to require County contractors to provide affordable health insurance to employees who work more than 30 hours a week on County contracts and earn less than twice […]

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