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April 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MyMCMedia: Immigration

Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of executive orders that have raised concerns and questions for some residents. It’s a topic that local leaders are talking about […]

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January 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

A Day of Service: Residents Lend a Helping Hand on MLK Day

It was a day off for many residents in Montgomery County but that didn’t stop them from lending a helping hand for people in need. “We made blankets for people in the hospital,” said student Ithemba. And like Ithemba, hundreds of people gathered at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in honor of […]

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June 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Plans Fundraiser in Montgomery County

Gov. Larry Hogan will have a fundraiser in Montgomery County next week. He will be hosting a reception 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at Manor Country Club in Rockville. Tickets are $500 and up. Hogan has not filed for re-election. Other political fundraisers coming up are: An omelet brunch for Del. Charles Barkley at 9 […]

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May 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Judges Order Answer to Purple Line Writ

UPDATED: U.S. appeals court judges ordered Wednesday a response to Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh’s writ of mandamus, a legal document ordering U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Leon to rule on the Purple Line lawsuit. Frosh filed the writ last week. Gov. Larry Hogan asked him to file the writ of mandamus shortly before. […]

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May 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Trying to Order Purple Line Ruling

Gov. Larry Hogan has asked Attorney General Brian Frosh to file a writ of mandamus in the Purple Line lawsuit, which would force Judge Richard J. Leon to rule on the case. State and county officials have been frustrated by the judge’s delay in ruling on the case. On Aug. 3, Leon vacated the “record […]

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April 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery County Receiving About $195 Million from State

Montgomery County can look back on the 2017 General Assembly and see dollar signs. In total, about $195 million in state money will be supporting assorted county projects, said Melanie Wenger, director of the Office of Intergovernmental Relations. The money includes about $56 million in school construction, a total that has an expected extra $10 […]

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January 24, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

UnNaugural Concert Raises Money for Progressive Causes (VIDEO)

More than 500 people who are passionate about equal rights, civil liberties, environmental issues and other progressive causes filled Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center the night of the Inauguration. The sold-out UnNaugural concert in Silver Spring lifted spirits and raised money for Planned Parenthood and four other national organizations. State Senator Cheryl Kagan produced the […]

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January 21, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Hundreds Rally for Causes at UnNaugural Concert in Silver Spring (VIDEO & PHOTO)

The music of protest and progress stirred rousing applause at the UnNaugural Concert: Playing It Forward Voices for Social Justice, in Silver Spring. Some 500 people, including several Montgomery County and Maryland elected officials attended the sold out event at Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center. State Senator Cheryl Kagan is the founder and executive producer […]

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November 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Maryland Attorney General Launches Hotline to Report Hate Crimes

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh announced that his office launched a hotline to report hate crimes in Maryland, on Thursday. Read his full statement about the hotline, below: “Over the last week, reports of hate incidents directed at racial and ethnic minorities, Muslims, Jews, women, immigrants, and the LGBT community have increased. Sadly, Maryland is not immune to […]

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August 30, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leggett Supports Attorney General’s Approach to End Racial Profiling (VIDEO)

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh unveiled new guidance designed to end racial profiling by police in Maryland this month and by his side was County Executive Ike Leggett. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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