Archive for December 2010

Testimony before the County Council by President Joan Fidler

Testimony by MCTL President Joan Fidler before the County Council on Expedited Bill 57-10, Personnel – Collective Bargaining – Impasse Procedures December 7, 2010 “Madam President and members of the Council, thank you for this opportunity to speak in strong support of Expedited Bill 57-10, Personnel – Collective Bargaining – Impasse Procedures and more particularly…

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“Now what?”

From the Montgomery Gazette of December 1, 2010: “From fiscal 2002 to fiscal 2011, tax-supported agency budgets collectively increased 59 percent, from $2.1 billion to $3.4 billion. During the same 10-year period, inflation was 29 percent, the county’s population grew 12 percent and median household income increased 21 percent, all well below the rate of the…

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