Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Duchy Trachtenberg on "Political Pulse" on Channel 16 TV‏

Duchy Trachtenberg, who Chairs the Council's Management and Fiscal Policy Committee, will be on the Political Pulse TV Show on:

Thurs, May 13th at 9:00 p.m.

Fri-Sun, May 14th-16th, at 6 p.m. and

Tues, May 18th, at 9:30 p.m.

The main topic will be the County budget and the $1 billion deficit that the County Council will have to address by the end of May, 2010. Sub-topics include (a) the threat by the Montgomery County Public Schools to sue the County over the budget; (b) pressure on the Council from County government employee unions concerning possible furloughs (and other matters); and (c) the displeasure of private businesses in the County concerning the proposed 100% increase in the County's energy tax.

Political Pulse is on Montgomery Municipal Cable in Montgomery County.