ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Lawmakers in Montgomery County are discussing a federal grant intended to reduce gang violence along the border with Prince George’s County.

The $1.3 million grant would fund the Prince George’s and Montgomery County Gang Initiative.

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The initiative is aimed at curbing gang crime and violence, better sharing information and intelligence, and intervention and prevention activities.

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The council is holding a series of informal meetings with County Executive Isiah Leggett.

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