Recaps & Highlights


Vice-Chair Josh Bokee welcomed the committee and introduced Montgomery County Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Jennifer Hughes.


From left to right: MCCC Director of Public Affairs Jonathan Sachs, Senator Roger Manno, MCCC Executive Vice President Barbara Ashe, Vice-Chair Josh Bokee, Comcast.

Committee Vice-Chair Josh Bokee welcomed the committee and introduced Maryland State Senator Roger Manno.


Delegate Brian Feldman addresses the Legislative Affairs Committee

Vice Chair Josh Bokee, Comcast, welcomed the committee and Delegate Brian Feldman. Delegate Feldman reviewed legislation that passed in the recent session of the Maryland General Assembly. He also discussed the States ongoing budget issues.



Council President Roger Berliner address a joint meeting between the Chamber's Legislative Affairs and Economic Development Committees.



Councilmember Berliner answers questions from the Legislative Affairs Committee with Vice Chair Joshua Bokee


Senator Rob Garagiola addresses the Legislative Affairs Committee


From Left to Right: MCCC Legislative Affairs Committee Co-Chair Josh Bokee, County Executive Ike Leggett, MCCC President and CEO Gigi Godwin, MCCC Legislative Affairs Vice Chair Tom McElroy.


Among the many issues the Chamber worked hard on during the 90 day session in Annapolis was the InvestMaryland initiative, which has significant potential to boost investment in Maryland’s innovative companies.  The Montgomery County Chamber contributed in a significant way to the passage of this legislation by providing expertise to our legislators in order to make significant improvements in this legislation.


Montgomery County Chief Administrative Officer Tim Firestine (center left) was joined by Management and Budget Director Joe Beach in discussing the County Executive's recommended budget. They are joined at left by MCCC Vice-Chair of Legislative Affairs Tom McElroy and MCCC President and CEO Gigi Godwin, at right.

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