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April 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Leggett and Van Hollen Discuss Local and Federal Issues (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Senator Chris Van Hollen met this week to talk about a variety of issues including, the federal budget and transportation issues. “We were meeting about a whole range of issues important to Montgomery County and Maryland,” Van Hollen said.  “I wanted to get an update from him on what […]

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

This week’s County Report This Week show begins with an update on the police body-worn cameras program. Other reports include a pool renaming ceremony for a fallen police officer, a cemetery cleanup in Tobytown, public safety awards, a Days of Remembrance ceremony, and much more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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December 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Mikulski’s “Summing Up Speech” (VIDEO)

Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congressional history, delivered her “summing up speech” today. It was a trip down memory lane for Mikulski, who recalled her roots in Baltimore and the neighborhood cause that changed the direction of her life. “I have served in elected public office for 45 years; more than half […]

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Senator-Elect Chris Van Hollen to Chair DSSC for 2018 Cycle

Senator-elect Chris Van Hollen has agreed to serve as chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) for the 2018 cycle, according to a news release. “Chris Van Hollen was our first choice for DSCC chairman because of his talents, his work ethic, and his experience,” said Senator Charles Schumer. “He has the confidence of […]

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November 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Nancy Floreen Says Term Limits Vote Was No Surprise (VIDEO)

In an interview the day after the election, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen said the vote for term limits, limiting county council members and the county executive to three consecutive terms, came as no surprise. County Councilmembers Floreen, Roger Berliner, George Leventhal and Marc Elrich are currently serving their third term on the Council. […]

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July 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Barbara Mikulski: “We Should Lift Up Our Voices in a Unified Call for Peace”

Senator Barbara Mikulski has released the following statement on the shootings that occurred last night in Dallas, Texas: “I join Maryland and the nation in offering my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the officers killed and injured in the line of duty and the civilians caught in the crossfire last night […]

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June 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Joins Sit-In on House Floor Demanding Vote to Curb Gun Violence

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski is joining with House and Senate Democrats for a sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives led by Civil Rights Movement leader and Congressman John Lewis. Members are calling for an up or down vote on legislation to curb gun violence in the wake of the recent mass […]

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June 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Releases Statement on Orlando Shootings

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski has issued the following statement on the mass shooting this weekend in Orlando, Florida: “This is a national tragedy. I join Maryland and the nation in offering my deepest condolences, prayers and heartfelt sympathies to the families, loved ones and communities of those killed in this senseless act of violence […]

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May 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Senator Mikulski on NTSB Report: “Metro Has Failed to Address Serious Gaps in Safety Procedures and Equipment”

Senator Barbara Mikulski has released a statement about the recently released National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Yellow Line smoke incident that caused the death of one passenger, critical injuries to two passengers and the hospitalization of 84 others. “The report approved by the NTSB today confirms […]

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March 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Local Reaction to Brussels Attacks

UPDATED Local leaders and residents are sharing their reaction to the attacks in Brussels on social media. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said he was “incredibly saddened this morning by the news of the horrific attacks.” U.S. Senator Ben Cardin sent “condolences to the families of those who lost loved ones.” U.S. Rep. John Delaney said […]

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