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Montgomery County could sue a Ride On bus manufacturer

Montgomery County could be pursuing legal action against the manufacturer of the troubled Champion model Ride On buses.

Monday - 07/23/2012, 01:48pm EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, sprawl and crawl, Ride On bus, Montgomery County, md., Bethesda, Champion bus

New buses could cost Md. residents 15 pct. more in taxes

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.

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 01:30pm EDT

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Montgomery Co. considers fees for ambulance rides

A bill is being proposed in Montgomery County that would charge a fee for ambulance rides to the hospital.

Friday - 05/11/2012, 07:50am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, health care, health insurance, Montgomery County,

Gas debt worsens Montgomery County's budget woes

Montgomery County is taking a hard look at its vehicle fleet in its upcoming budget after it received a whopping bill for gasoline.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 10:13am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Montgomery County, Gas prices, Maryland budget, Montgomery County Council

Exec: 'Doomsday' budget better for Montgomery Co.

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.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 12:10pm EDT

Tags: mark segraves, Paul D. Shinkman

Leggett seeks to revive controversial ambulance fee

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett plans to revive a bill that would raise millions of dollars by charging an ambulance fee.

Friday - 04/13/2012, 02:52am EDT

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Montgomery County heroes honored for saving lives

The bad news is that moments of crisis and danger inevitably come. The good news is that people like the five individuals Montgomery County has honored as "Everyday Heroes" are willing to jump in to save lives.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 06:41am EDT

Tags: Montgomery County, Heroes,

Md. Senate approves budget, including income tax

The Maryland Senate passed budget legislation on Thursday that includes an income tax increase for most taxpayers.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 11:01am EDT

Tags: Montgomery County Public Schools

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Red means 'go'? Careless drivers blow past stopped school buses (VIDEO)

Legislation has been passed in Maryland that allows for automated cameras to be placed on the outside of school buses.

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 10:21am EST

Tags: Roger Berliner, Montgomery County Public Schools, school buses, sprawl & crawl, Adam Tuss, Todd Watkins,

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Lawmakers push against O'Malley's pension plan

Montgomery County lawmakers say they understand times are tough, but Gov. Martin O'Malley's making it tougher on their constituents with a plan to shift half the cost of teacher pensions to the counties.

Friday - 01/20/2012, 04:51pm EST

Tags: teacher pensions, Craig Rice, Montgomery County Council, E.J. Pipkin, universal default clause, Kate Ryan, Roger Berliner, Martin O

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