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Leggett sets priorities as he seeks third term

As he headed into what turned into a victory party at his Silver Spring headquarters Tuesday night, Legget still faces a challenger in November.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 04:01pm EDT

Tags: ike leggett, primary elections, Doug Duncan, kate Ryan

New analysis finds more problems with Silver Spring Transit Center

The Silver Spring Transit Center is overdue and over budget, and a new independent analysis says that the cracks in the concrete at the center are more of a problem than originally thought.

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Tags: kate Ryan, ike leggett, silver spring transit center

Montgomery County Executive candidates debate funding, transportation

The Democratic candidates for Montgomery County executive gathered at the Hyatt Regency in Bethesda Friday to match wits and smarts in their first debate.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 04:57pm EST

Tags: Elections, Montgomery County, ike leggett, Douglas Duncan

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Montgomery Co. Council approves minimum wage hike

Montgomery County Council has jumped ahead of its neighbors and has voted to raise the minimum wage by more than $4 over the next four years.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 09:05pm EST

Tags: minimum wage, Montgomery County Council, kate Ryan,

Public gives input on Montgomery County budget

Montgomery County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett held the first of five public forums on Thursday to discuss the budget proposal he'll introduce in March.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 05:40pm EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, ike leggett, Montgomery County Public Schools, Joshua Starr, budget, Intercounty Connector

Andrews calls for Md. to cut ICC tolls in half

Calling the tolls "outrageously high," Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews wants to see the cost of using the the Inter-County Connector slashed in half to encourage more drivers to use it.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 10:48am EST

Tags: ICC, sprawl & crawl

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Leggett's decision will determine whether others run

Word that Montgomery County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett may run for a third term has at least one potential candidate reassessing his plans.

Tuesday - 11/27/2012, 10:18am EST

Tags: Isiah Leggett, Doug Duncan, George Leventhal, kate Ryan

Councilmember wants Md. to pay for backup power for traffic lights

Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews wants to avoid another "commute from hell" by having the state pay for backup power for traffic lights when the electricity goes off.

Tuesday - 01/24/2012, 06:13am EST

Tags: power outage, kate Ryan, Commute from Hell, Maryland General Assembly, traffic lights