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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.
A controversial ambulance fee kicks in Tuesday. Montgomery County officials say the fee will help pay for new ambulances and to hire additional paramedics.
In 2008, 19 pedestrians were killed in Montgomery County. In 2011, the number declined to 11. In 2012, the number is now in the single digits.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett tells a newspaper he will consider running for re- election, a departure from a previous statement that he would not seek a third term.
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Montgomery County could be pursuing legal action against the manufacturer of the troubled Champion model Ride On buses.
The task force, appointed by County Executive Isiah Leggett, proposes funding a $1.8 billion bus transit project primarily through property tax hikes, reports the Washington Post. Some residents could see their property tax bills go up by as much as 15 percent, according to a report released Tuesday.
A bill is being proposed in Montgomery County that would charge a fee for ambulance rides to the hospital.
Montgomery County is taking a hard look at its vehicle fleet in its upcoming budget after it received a whopping bill for gasoline.
Proposed legislation would put part of the responsibility of paying teacher's pensions on the counties in which they work, which would add a $40 million per year burden to the county budget, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett told WTOP on Thursday's "Ask the Executive" program.
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett plans to revive a bill that would raise millions of dollars by charging an ambulance fee.
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