The Montgomery County Council has approved a bill that will extend the ban on smoking in public places to electronic cigarettes.
Montgomery County firefighters would receive a nearly 20 percent raise over the next two years as part of a new agreement between their union and County Executive Ike Leggett.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is calling for higher parking rates in Bethesda.
County officials in Maryland are calling on the state to raise more money for road and transit projects, with a hike in the state’s gas tax among the sources they say should be considered.
Now that former Montgomery County Executive Doug Duncan is running for his old seat, political leaders in the suburban Washington County are waiting to see what current County Executive Ike Leggett will do.
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.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is asking the County Council for $1 million to research a proposed bus rapid transit system.
A Montgomery County task force says a rapid bus network there would cost about $1.83 billion to build and another $1.1 million per mile each year to operate.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett says he is confident that a bill designed to establish a youth curfew has enough support to pass the county council.
The county executives of Maryland’s two largest counties will gather with religious leaders to support an increase in the state’s alcohol tax.