Leggett Budget Holds Line on Property Taxes at Charter Limit, Funds Schools at Maintenance of Effort Level, Boosts Public Safety, Libraries, Positive Youth Development and Seniors

    Leggett Budget Holds Line on Property Taxes at Charter Limit, Funds Schools at Maintenance of Effort Level, Boosts Public Safety, Libraries, Positive Youth Development and Seniors

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 15, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett today announced his recommended $4.8 billion operating budget for fiscal year (FY) 2014 that begins July 1. Leggett’s budget holds the line on property taxes at the County Charter level below the rate of inflation. His recommendation includes a tax-supported County government budget of $1.3 billion, up 3.9 percent, which is half of last year’s increase. The budget increases County spending for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to the level required by the State’s Maintenance of Effort law.

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    The Maryland Attorney General's Office has general charge, supervision and direction of the legal business of the State, acting as legal advisors and representatives of the major departments, various boards, commissions, officials and institutions of State Government.

    Douglas F. Gansler was elected on November 7, 2006, as Maryland’s 44th Attorney General. In that election, Mr. Gansler received the most votes of any candidate in the State of Maryland.

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