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County Leaders Vow To Defend Inclusive Immigration Policy

County Executive Ike Leggett said he won’t be intimidated by threats to take away federal funds
02/08/17

Montgomery County Leaders Oppose State Minimum Wage Preemption Bill

Leggett and County Council members say local jurisdictions should retain control over minimum wage increases
02/07/17

Melania Trump Settles Defamation Lawsuit Against Montgomery County Blogger

First lady continues lawsuit against British tabloid in New York court
02/07/17

Perez Makes Case To Become Head of Democratic National Committee

At a fundraiser in Silver Spring, the former labor secretary accuses Republicans of trying to dismantle “the guts” of the Democratic Party’s organizing infrastructure
02/01/17

Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Has Montgomery County Connection

President announced Tuesday night he’s nominating Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
02/01/17

Montgomery County Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Immigrants

County Council and county executive issued a joint statement Monday noting local police will not enforce federal immigration law
01/31/17

Local Elected Officials Decry Trump's Travel Ban

National and local leaders representing Montgomery County spoke out against the policy and urged Gov. Larry Hogan to comment on the president's executive order
01/30/17

County Judge Permits Melania Trump’s Defamation Claim Against Clarksburg Blogger To Move Forward

Webster Tarpley’s website published allegations that the first lady had worked as a high-end escort in New York City
01/27/17

Bill Would Put Legislature in Charge of Minimum Wage; Montgomery Blair Replacing Artificial Turf

News, announcements and other helpful links for your Friday morning
01/27/17

Trone Fires Back After Leventhal Accuses Businessman of Pay-For-Play Politics

Comments appear to be initial volleys in what is shaping up to be a hotly contested 2018 race for county executive
01/26/17

Affordable Care Act Repeal Could Hurt State Hospital System; Springbrook Principal Apologizes for ‘Ghetto’ Comment

News, announcements and other helpful links for your Thursday morning
01/26/17

Supporters of $15 Minimum Wage Plot Path Forward After Veto

Local union president expresses disappointment in county executive’s decision
01/25/17

Chelsea Manning Might Move to Montgomery County; Undisclosed Plea Deal in Comet Ping Pong Case

News, announcements and other helpful links for your Wednesday morning
01/25/17

Incoming DLC Director Says Customer Service Will Be His Priority

Robert Dorfman says he wants public to understand value of the county’s liquor department
01/24/17

Woodmont Country Club Would Welcome Obamas’ Membership

Says former president’s family would find country club an ‘enjoyable’ place
01/24/17

Purple Line Could Inflate Rents, Residents Say; New Bethesda Marriott Unveils Contemporary Design

News, announcements and other helpful links for your Tuesday morning
01/24/17

Leggett Vetoes $15 Minimum Wage Bill

Montgomery County executive asks that county study economic impact of the increase
01/23/17

Scenes from the Women's March

Here's how some Montgomery County residents rallied for the protest
01/23/17

Local Protesters Say Time for Complacency Is Over

Thousands head from Montgomery County to join Women’s March in D.C.
01/21/17

Leggett Hasn't Yet Decided Whether To Endorse $15 Wage Bill; Hogan Campaign Reports $5 Million in Funds

News, announcements and other helpful links for your Friday morning
01/20/17
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