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December 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive Elrich Met with Poolesville Residents Tuesday

County Executive Marc Elrich Visits Poolesville on Listening Tour County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of listening sessions in communities throughout the county. He wants to hear from residents about the most important issues. Tuesday, Elrich was in Poolesville to hear the communities’ concerns. Watch the meeting below:   In addition to Tuesday’s […]

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December 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Nancy Navarro Considers the Lack of Women on the Council

For the first official edition of Montgomery Talk, Doug Tallman talks with Council President Nancy Navarro. In this clip, Navarro discusses the barriers for women to step up to run for office. Take a listen.   Listen to the entire podcast, here.

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Senator Cardin on Immigration Reform, Hate Speech, & Small Business Support

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin spoke about immigration reform and his support for small businesses at the 18th Annual Minority Legislative Breakfast. The breakfast united Maryland’s politicians and Montgomery County’s minority business leaders. Further, it provided a space to discuss legislative priorities. During his speech, Cardin shared his “priorities for the next congress.” In doing so, […]

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Politicians Meet with Minority Business Leaders Over Breakfast

The Minority Legislative Breakfast brought together politicians throughout Maryland to hear the legislative priorities of minority business leaders. Indeed, the African American Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County, the Asian American Political Alliance, and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County hosted this event, which featured speeches from federal, state, and county level politicians. Above […]

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December 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive Marc Elrich to Visit Poolesville, Bethesda, Potomac, and Kensington on Listening Tour

County Executive Marc Elrich has added three stops on his listening tour in addition to Tuesday’s stop in Poolesville. Elrich has added stops in Bethesda, Potomac, and Kensington. Initially, Elrich’s transition team scheduled five sessions for residents to share their thoughts with him. The first session, scheduled for Potomac on Nov. 14, was canceled due to […]

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December 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes video on: March Elrich becomes Montgomery County’s 7th County Executive; The inauguration of Marc Elrich and the 19th County Council; The Executive’s Ball supports the arts; The County Council elects Nancy Navarro as President and […]

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December 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talk Podcast #1: Nancy Navarro

For the first official edition of Montgomery Talk, Doug Tallman talks with Council President Nancy Navarro. We talk about women in elective office, universal pre-K, how her life in Venezuela is reflected in her public service, and other topics.

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December 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Council President Nancy Navarro Reflects on President Bush’s Legacy

Wednesday, Doug Tallman interviews County Council President Nancy Navarro on his podcast, Montgomery Talk. Tallman is Montgomery Community Media’s senior news editor. Tallman asks Navarro about her thoughts on the late President George HW Bush. Navarro expresses gratitude for President Bush’s contribution to the country.   Listen to the entire podcast, here.

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December 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Riemer New Chairman of County Council’s Planning Committee

With the new Montgomery County Council come new committee assignments. One of the most important committees on the County Council is the Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee. PHED, as it is called, will be chaired by Councilmember Hans Riemer, joined by incoming council members, Will Jawando and Andrew Friedson. PHED handles land use and […]

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December 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Friday’s Annual Minority Breakfast Focuses on Common Priorities

The 18th Annual Minority Legislative Breakfast takes place on Friday, Dec. 7. The African American, Asian and Hispanic business communities join together to host the meeting. The three host organizations include: The African American Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County The Asian American Political Alliance The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County The purpose […]

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