Sen. Chris Van Hollen

February 27, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Cardin, Van Hollen Meet Over Local Youth’s Death in Paraguay

U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen met Monday with Ambassador Lee McClenny, the recently confirmed ambassador to Paraguay, to discuss the death of Alex Villamayor, who was killed in Paraguay in 2015. His aunt, Kim Luk, who still lives in Maryland, also was part of the meeting. Cardin and Chris Van Hollen have […]

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July 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Political Fundraisers Around Montgomery County

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker holds his re-election kick off at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Pearl, 180 High Park Lane, Silver Spring. Special guests include Sen. Chris Van Hollen and Rep. Jamie Raskin. For information, email Nik Sushka at niksushka@gmail.com or call 309.530.3775. Admission free, contributions accepted. Hucker has filed for re-election. State Sen. […]

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June 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Twitter Reacts to Trump Climate Change Announcement

President Donald Trump’s announcement that he was pulling the United States out of the Paris climate change agreement, sparked local officials to take to Twitter: Reneging on #ParisAccord harms our standing as a world leader, risks our economy, & threatens the world that our descendants must inhabit. — Brian Frosh (@BrianFrosh) June 1, 2017 President […]

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May 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Elected Officials Urge FAA to Measure Noise from Altered Air Traffic Patterns

Elected officials who represent the Bethesda area have asked the Federal Aviation Administration to measure noise levels from flights to and from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The officials — U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin, Reps. John Delaney and Jamie Raskin, County Executive Ike Leggett, and County Council President Roger Berliner — […]

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March 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Purple Line Crashes into Trump Budget

The Purple Line, the 16-mile Bethesda-to-New Carrollton light rail connection, has fended off community opposition and small shrimp-like creatures. Now it has to fend off a new president’s budget plan. President Donald Trump’s budget has a provision saying the federal government would not pay for any projects unless a full funding agreement was in hand. […]

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February 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Town Hall on Challenging Trump Planned for Sunday in Silver Spring

Some of Montgomery County’s top politicians will take part in a town hall meeting Sunday, led by the Takoma Park Mobilization, that will discuss how to challenge President Trump. Rep. Jamie Raskin will speak on “One Nation Under the Constitution: How the People and Congress Can Stop a Lawless President,” according to a flier advertising […]

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