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March 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Signs Executive Order to Address Multigenerational Poverty

In an effort to help break the cycle of multi-generational poverty, Governor Hogan signed an executive order on Thursday to establish a multidisciplinary commission to study the a public policy initiative titled, “The Two-Generation Approach,” according to a news release. Two-Generation or “Two-Gen” Approach is an initiative that focuses on creating opportunities for children and […]

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February 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Ranks in Top 10 of Best States to Live in the Nation (VIDEO)

In a recent report by U.S. News & World Report, Maryland is ranked as eighth best state to live in the nation. The “Best State Ranking” analyzed all 50 states in the following key areas: health care, education, crimes and corrections, opportunity, economy and government. “I’m proud to point out that Maryland has beat out […]

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February 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Hogan Touts Education Funding During Visit to Germantown (VIDEO)

Governor Larry Hogan visited Montgomery College Germantown campus early Tuesday to discuss Maryland’s economy with women in the commercial real estate industry. In his address during an event entitled,”2017 Economic Development Update for the State of Maryland,” Hogan stated Maryland is ranked number eight as best states to live in the nation, according to a […]

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February 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Comptroller Discusses Upgrades to School’s Heating and Cooling System (VIDEO)

Upgrades are coming to some Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) which is why Maryland’s Comptroller Peter Franchot joined MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith, Board of Education At-large Member Jill Ortman-Fouse, and other school leaders for a tour of Silver Spring International Middle School early Monday. Franchot is one of three members that sits on Maryland’s […]

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January 31, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Annapolis Budget Wrap Up on Montgomery Communications Media County Report This Week

Maryland’s House of Delegates Vote to Override Governor Hogan’s Veto on Clean Energy Bill

Maryland’s House of Delegates voted early Tuesday to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto on legislation that would increase renewable energy use throughout the state. The Clean Energy Jobs Act , sponsored by Del. William Frick of District 16, would require Maryland to get 25% of its electricity from renewable energy sources like wind and solar by 2020. The […]

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January 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

A Conversation With State Delegate Elect-Jheanelle Wilkins

The Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee (MCDCC) has elected Jheanelle Wilkins to fill the vacant Maryland state delegate seat for Maryland’s 20th Legislative District covering Silver Spring and Takoma Park. Wilkins will succeed former Delegate Will Smith, who will serve the remaining term in the office of State Senator for District 20 after the seat […]

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January 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Governor Larry Hogan Issues Statewide Proclamation Celebrating Korean American Day

Governor Larry Hogan issued a statewide proclamation celebrating Korean American Day in Maryland on Tuesday, according to a news release. The proclamation was presented to Korean American leaders at a special ceremony to recognize the significant contributions of the Korean American community to the state of Maryland and the United States. Korean American Day is […]

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December 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week (VIDEO)

In this special edition of County Report This Week, Anqoinette Crosby takes a look back at some of the biggest stories of 2016 in Montgomery County.

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December 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan Appoints Koch, Sabett and Gelber to District Court

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced the appointments of Sherri Koch, Marina Sabett, and Rand Gelber to the Montgomery County District Court. The governor’s appointments were made after reviewing submissions from the judicial nominating commission. “After conducting a thorough and comprehensive vetting process, I am honored to appoint Ms. Koch, Ms. Sabett, and Mr. Gelber […]

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December 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Larry Hogan Appoints Will Smith to Fill District 20 Senate Seat (VIDEO)

Governor Larry Hogan announced this week the appointment of Delegate Will Smith to fill the vacant District 20 Maryland Senate seat. According to a news release, the governor made the appointment after receiving recommendations from the Democratic Central Committees Montgomery County. The governor also appointed Delegate Barbara Robinson to fill a vacant Baltimore City senate seat. “I […]

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