congress

July 29, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Rep. Raskin Grills Barr over Trump Administration’s Handling of Coronavirus, Protests

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) questioned Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday over the federal government’s response to protestors in Washington D.C. last month, as well as the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus. Barr appeared before the House Judiciary Committee for the first time since he was confirmed as attorney general in 2019. The attorney […]

Read more

July 20, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Maryland Lawmakers Urge HHS to Extend Public Health Emergency Declaration

Maryland’s congressional delegation wrote a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services requesting an extension of a national public health emergency. The current COVID-19 emergency declaration is set to expire on July 25. Health and Human Services Spokesperson Michael Caputo previously tweeted that the department planned on renewing the emergency, but the department […]

Read more

April 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Urges Congress to Provide Financial Help to States

Gov. Larry Hogan and the nation’s governors are pushing Congress to allocate $500 billion to states and territories to help with budget shortages due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Without federal help, states may have to take drastic and destructive measures, he said.    “Without sufficient federal relief, states will have to confront the prospect of significant […]

Read more

April 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin Answers Three Questions About the CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress is a $2 trillion relief package that helps individuals and groups economically hurt by the coronavirus. According to NPR, the $2 trillion aid is estimated to be broken down as follows: $560 billion is for individuals, $500 billion is for big corporations, $377 billion […]

Read more

April 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin Calls Coronavirus Death Projections a ‘Catastrophe for Our Country’

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D), of Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, reacted to the White House Coronavirus Task Force’s bleak announcement about coronavirus fatalities. President Donald Trump announced at the task force’s press briefing Tuesday that a minimum of 100,000 to 240,000 Americans will die because of the coronavirus. In an interview with MyMCMedia on Wednesday, […]

Read more

March 26, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Former U.S. Rep. Connie Morella

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Connie Morella served in the Maryland General Assembly from 1979 to 1986 and represented Maryland’s 8th Congressional district in the […]

Read more

March 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

Van Hollen Statement on Mueller Probe: America Needs Access to Full Report

Sen. Chris Van Hollen issued this statement after the release of Attorney General William Barr released a summary into Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation: “The Mueller report confirms that the Russians interfered in our 2016 election, a point that President Trump continues to deny. I know our country is relieved that Mueller did not find […]

Read more

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, […]

Read more

December 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Some Residents Worry About GOP Tax Plan (VIDEO)

In a sit-down meeting with Maryland Senator Ben Cardin (Md-D), Nancy Suniewick of Silver Spring expressed concern over the tax reform bills passed recently by the Senate and the House. Both bills aim to eliminate the state and local tax reduction. According to the Tax Policy Center, state and local income and real estate taxes […]

Read more

September 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidates Who Want to Represent Montgomery County

Here is the latest list of the candidates who want to represent Montgomery County in Congress, the State House, County Council, Board of Education, the courthouse and the central committees taken from the Maryland State Board of Elections website. Candidates have until Feb. 27, 2018, to file a candidacy. The primary election is June 26, 2018. The general […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter