Archive for October 2011

Questions to be asked at Oct. 20 meeting

The questions below have been sent to our speakers: Steven Silverman, Director, Department of Economic Development,Montgomery County Gerald Gordon, President, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority 1.  What is the budget and staffing for each of your organizations?  Are your budgets growing or being reduced? Does your staff specialize in the various business sectors?  Which ones?…

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“Clear plan needed for Montgomery’s economic recovery”

From the Montgomery Gazette of October 12, 2011: “For a fickle council that has spent time on trans-fats bans, menu nutrition labeling and a discussion on the Arab spring, even the consideration of a resolution that would snub an integral part of the county’s economy demonstrates how tone-deaf elected leaders are to the business community.…

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