Thursday, November 15, 2012
What questions do you have for the county executive?
Montgomery County’s virtual town hall meetings kick off again on Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 1 p.m. For an hour, County Executive Isiah Leggett will answer questions through a live chat online. To participate in the question and answer session, residents should enter questions before or during the hour-long chat online here. What questions do you have for Leggett? Will you participate in the discussion?
Monday, July 16, 2012
Constituents in the sixth district will have an opportunity to hear and address first-time Congressional candidate John Delaney in Rockville Monday.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Democrat John Delaney, candidate for Maryland's 6th Congressional District this fall, will host a town hall in Rockville Monday, according to Justice for Students in America. The political coalition has organized the event. View the video invitation on the right. Constituents are invited to hear and address Delaney from 7-9 p.m. at the Technical Center at Montgomery College in room 136. (See flyer here.) Delaney will also attend a "Congress Tea and Coffee" event at a constituent's home at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Montgomery Village, according to his website. Delaney hopes to defeat incumbent Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, a rare battle that could turn the GOP seat blue. He outspent his primary opponent, state Sen. Rob Garagiola, 3-1 …
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Isiah Leggett will take questions from the community from 1 to 2 p.m.
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will hold another “Virtual Town Hall Meeting” from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, the county announced in a news release. Residents can enter questions before or during the live online discussion. Selected questions will be answered during the discussion. Questions and answers will be available for viewing both during and after the discussion. To submit a question and to view transcripts of past virtual town hall meetings, click here. Leggett has held 17 virtual town hall meetings since taking office in December 2006. Meetings have been held every few months. During Leggett's last virtual town hall on April 14, he addressed 14 question about a variety of subjects, including county schools, police, the …
Friday, June 17, 2011
Issues with businesses and roads also were raised by residents on Wednesday.
Public employees and private businesses are both feeling the strain of the county’s stressed finances, county residents told Montgomery County Council members at a town hall meeting on Wednesday at Redland Middle School in Rockville. About 40 people and six council members attended the meeting. Council members Valerie Ervin (D-Dist. 5) of Silver Spring, Nancy Navarro (D-Dist. 4) of Silver Spring and Craig L. Rice (D-Dist. 2) of Germantown were absent. Most residents came with critiques of the council's handling of a $300 million operating budget gap for fiscal 2012. Montgomery County Public Schools employees asked council members why the county reneged on pay increases and other negotiated benefits. “You have not bargained in good faith …