Montgomery County Council

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Maryland’s Marijuana Law Failed to Decriminalize Pot-Smoking Paraphernalia

The Montgomery County Council is calling on Maryland lawmakers to decriminalize the possession of devices used to smoke marijuana.

07/08/2014

Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin. (Photo from Montgomery County)

Montgomery Councilmember to Head N.Y. Nonprofit

Valerie Ervin, who became the first African American woman to serve on the Montgomery County Council when she was elected in 2006, is resigning to head a New York-based nonprofit group.

12/11/2013

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett says he'll seek a third term in office. (Photo credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Montgomery County Officials to Meet on Revenue Sharing

The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee is holding a work session on municipal tax duplication and revenue sharing.

07/15/2013

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Montgomery County Approves $7.5 Million More For Transit Center

The Montgomery County Council has approved an additional $7.5 million for construction of the troubled Silver Spring Transit Center.

04/03/2013

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Obama Nominates Former Montgomery Co. Councilmember to Top Labor Slot

President Barack Obama has chosen Thomas Perez, a top Justice Department official, to be the next secretary of labor, calling him a consensus builder whose “story reminds us of this country’s promise.”

03/18/2013

President Barack Obama is poised to select Justice Department official Thomas Perez to be the next labor secretary, according to two people familiar with the deliberation process. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama Poised To Pick Thomas Perez For Labor Secretary

President Barack Obama is poised to select Justice Department official Thomas Perez to be the next labor secretary, according to two people familiar with the deliberation process.

03/09/2013

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Montgomery County School Board Seeks Funding For Raises

The Montgomery County Board of Education has approved a budget that includes $18.6 million for employee raises, but that could set up a possible battle with the County Council.

03/04/2013

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Parking Price Hikes Take Effect in Montgomery County

Be prepared to reach a little deeper to park in parts of Montgomery County.

01/03/2013

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Sewer Line Approved For Art Gallery In Potomac

The Montgomery County Council has approved a sewer line for a billionaire businessman’s art gallery in Potomac.

07/25/2012

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New Ambulance Fee Passed By Montgomery County Council

The Montgomery County Council has approved a countywide ambulance fee, reviving a law that was struck down by referendum and vetoed by the county executive.

05/16/2012

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