Montgomery County getting an extra $5 million from state for school construction (washingtonpost.com) -- Gazette.Net


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It’s not exactly the “me-too moment” that County Executive Isiah Leggett proclaimed, but it’s something.

Leggett went all out during the recently concluded General Assembly session to secure a major school construction funding package, just as Baltimore City was able to do in 2013. The answer Leggett and Montgomery lawmakers got was, more or less, come back next year. But it appears that Leggett will have something to show for his labors. He told the County Council this week that the state’s Interagency Committee on School Construction is recommending that Montgomery receive $5 million above its anticipated annual payment of $35 million. Read the full story at washingtonpost.com.