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VIDEO: Managing Montgomery's Growth

County Executive Isiah Leggett talks about crossing the million-resident threshold, and how to encourage the right kinds of growth.

Nearing the midway point of his second term in office, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) recently talked with Patch about a range of topics, from the historic Nov. 6 election, to the county's fiscal future, to his own political future.

In this fourth excerpt from that interview, Leggett talks about the challenges of managing growth as Montgomery races toward 1.2 million residents over the next two decades.

Click here for Part 1 of the interview, in which Leggett discussed the ballot referendum on the Maryland "Dream Act," which would allow in-state tuition for certain illegal immigrants. Click here to watch Part 2, on his support for Maryland's historic same-sex marriage law.

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