Articles by Jordan Cooper

May 5, 2017 | Jordan Cooper

Women’s Democratic Club Newsletter: Policing in the Post-Ferguson World

  May 17, 2016 WC: 1,026 SILVER SPRING – A solid cadre of WDC members began filling the intimate corner room this evening, trickling in to the sight of well-known friends and familiar faces to those on the political circuit in Montgomery County. Lucy Freeman’s famous chocolate chip oatmeal cookies fed small conversation among members […]

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May 5, 2017 | Jordan Cooper

Women’s Democratic Club Newsletter: Progressives, Aligned on Issues, Spar for Hearts and Minds

  WDC Senate Debate Donna Edwards versus Chris Van Hollen 976 words April 11, 2016 SILVER SPRING – A packed house greeted the presumptive Democratic successors to Maryland’s longtime Senator Barbara Mikulski. Representatives Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen each strove to make the case that they were the more effective progressive. The candidates, both […]

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May 5, 2017 | Jordan Cooper

WSSC CAB Meeting Agenda

Agenda Customer Advisory Board WSSC, 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, MD 20707 Wednesday, 01/11/17 at 7:30 pm., LK-121 Announcement of Quorum (7:30 PM) – Jordan Cooper, Chair Attendance Announcement & Vote (7:30 PM – 7:40 PM) – Toni Stiefel, WSSC Announcement of WSSC CAB Members who are eligible for removal from WSSC CAB due to 2016 […]

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May 4, 2017 | Jordan Cooper

Candidate Debate Event Coordination

  DISTRICT 16 DEMOCRATIC CLUB WITH COSPONSORS MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTEE B-CC DEMOCRATIC BREAKFAST CLUB DISTRICT 17 DEMOCRATIC CLUB DISTRICT 18 DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS DISTRICT 19 DEMOCRATIC CLUB DISTRICT 20 DEMOCRATIC BREAKFAST CLUB GREATER SILVER SPRING DEMOCRATIC CLUB MONTGOMERY COUNTY GREEN DEMOCRATS MONTGOMERY COUNTY YOUNG DEMOCRATS MUSLIM DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY AND WOMAN’S DEMOCRATIC […]

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May 4, 2017 | Jordan Cooper

Community Update Email Blast: Contractor’s Safety Record- An Investigation of the Montgomery Mall Parking Garage Collapse

Our community has expressed to me their interest in learning about the Whiting Turner Contracting Company’s safety record on the job in light of yesterday’s (05-23-13) partial collapse of the Montgomery Mall parking garage. This is a fair request and as such, I can point readers to resources so that they can become more informed […]

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May 3, 2017 | Jordan Cooper

Op-Ed: A Call for Political Moderation

November 21, 2011 Dear Reader, The partisan polity that American government seems to have become is one in which toleration for dissent and dialogue have given way to obedience and obeisance to leadership. Who were once the representatives of the people, have now in large part become fettered by a party machine that, as a […]

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May 2, 2017 | Jordan Cooper

Op-Ed: An Action Plan for Political Participation

November 21, 2011 Dear Reader, Many Americans are registered to vote, yet on election day polling booths remain empty. Many are not convinced of the value of an individual vote. Others have not yet realized the value of active participation in civil discourse. Most might like to vote, but have not chosen to make it […]

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April 30, 2017 | Jordan Cooper

Op-Ed: Calendars

October 4, 2011 Dear Reader, What does it mean to have a full calendar? Is it more a means of moving on, or does it more closely resemble hiding or running from those realities of life that one might rather not dwell on? I find myself running from one interview with this consulting firm to […]

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April 24, 2017 | Jordan Cooper

Blog Post: Grassroots Education, Hidden Costs, and Health Care

November 21, 2011 Dear Reader, As economic conditions conspire to engender an entrepreneurial spirit among those who would otherwise seek to be productive through traditional means of employment, I here present a dilemma endemic to our society, and a proposal that has been created with the intention of addressing this challenge. The Problem I’m trying […]

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April 22, 2017 | Jordan Cooper

Op-Ed: Medical Education Reform

December 10, 2011 Among the many drivers of skyrocketing health care expenditures, medical education might well be characterized as the often neglected, figurative elephant in the middle of room. The Association of American Medical Colleges reports that the average annual cost of attending a private medical school is approximately $51,000 and $48,000 for public medical […]

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