Casey Aiken

November 23, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Debating the Effectiveness of Lockdowns

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Politicians flounder in their response to the coronavirus pandemic. New England Journal of Medicine reported lockdowns and quarantines have not stopped the spread of coronavirus. Two County Councilmembers introduce legislation to end the MCPS school resource […]

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November 16, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: County Reduces Bar, Restaurant and Day Care Capacity Limits

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: As COVID-19 cases increase, Gov. Hogan tells Marylanders to wear the damn masks Montgomery County rolls back COVID-19 rules for bars, restaurants and daycare President-elect Biden vows to heal the divided nation Special guest Verelyn Gibbs […]

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November 9, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Elrich Recommends Rolling Back Restrictions, Maryland Election Results

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: County Executive Elrich recommends rolling back capacity restrictions at churches, restaurants, and fitness centers Election results from Maryland Trying to make sense of the Presidential Election This week’s panel of political observers features Mark Uncapher, Cynthia […]

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November 2, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Council, County Executive Clash on Metro Development; Election Predictions

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: County Council overrides County Executive veto on a bill to provide tax incentives for future metro development. Positive COVID-19 cases increase in Montgomery County for the ninth straight day. Panel predictions about the presidential election. This […]

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October 26, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: County Covid Relief Spending, Ballot Questions A and B

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: The County Executive and Council are at odds over Covid relief spending. Special guest Councilmember Andrew Friedson explains the implications of the ballot questions A and B. With the increase in Covid cases cause a second […]

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October 19, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: COVID-19 Resurgence, Ballot Questions A and B

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: What are the implications of ballot questions A and B? Impact of possible COVID-19 resurgence on local businesses. A look at the races with less than three weeks to election day. This week’s panel of political […]

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October 6, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Ballot Questions C and D Seek to Change Council Makeup

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Opponents line up against the nine council districts ballot question Two major state ballot initiatives The nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court Who came out on top in the first Presidential debate held […]

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September 28, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Passing, Upcoming School Board Races

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: The County recently allowed larger religious gatherings. Was this a reaction to political pressure? The school district is projecting a $155 million dollar shortfall. Will this impact the upcoming school board election? Is it time to […]

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September 22, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Ballot Question B Would Establish Nine Council Districts

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: County leaders oppose the Montgomery County Ballot Question B which would establish nine council districts. The president of the group that brought the ballot question, Kim Persaud, is a guest on this segment. What is happening […]

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September 14, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Who Decides When Montgomery County Reopens?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Who decides when the county will move to phase three COVID-19 recovery?  County Executive Elrich or Public Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles? By law, the Presidential Election must be decided no later than December 14.  Can […]

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