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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, Phil Andrews, ike leggett, Douglas Duncan


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, Phil Andrews

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, Phil Andrews, 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, Phil Andrews, sprawl & crawl


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, Phil Andrews, 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: Phil Andrews, power outage, Kate Ryan, Commute from Hell, Maryland General Assembly, traffic lights