Council President Nancy Navarro (D)

March 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich, Navarro Release Statements on Mosque Shooting in New Zealand

Elrich and Navarro both released statements about the attacks on the two mosques in New Zealand on Friday. The attacks left dozens of people dead. Council President Nancy Navarro said in a statement that the council stands with the people of New Zealand and is committed to helping Montgomery County’s Muslim community practice their faith. […]

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January 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland and Montgomery County Politicians Tweet Their Shutdown Frustrations

Maryland and Montgomery County politicians have taken to Twitter over the past couple of weeks to air their frustrations with the federal government shutdown. Here’s a look at what they’ve been saying. Gov. Larry Hogan I am disgusted by the lack of concern for hardworking employees who will go unpaid this week. No one in […]

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December 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Officials Address Committee for Montgomery at Legislative Breakfast

Maryland and Montgomery County officials spoke at the Committee for Montgomery’s 2018 Annual Legislative Breakfast. The Committee for Montgomery consists of county leaders who promote policies to increase opportunities for county residents. More specifically, they support education policies and promote economic and infrastructure development that would benefit the county. At the breakfast, Senator Chris Van […]

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November 14, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Election Talk 2018 Panel On Marc Elrich, Amazon HQ2, and the “Pink Wave”

The Election Talk 2018 Panel aired on Wednesday, Nov. 8. The panel was hosted by MCM’s Doug Tallman. The panel included Susan Heltemes, a political strategist; Sean Winkler, a Maryland political consultant and lobbyist; and Valerie Ervin, a former Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate. Watch recaps from the episode below. Here the panel discusses whether, or […]

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October 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

Nancy Navarro council vice president

Navarro Proposes Contractors Provide Health Insurance

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro today (Oct. 30) wrote to her eight fellow Councilmembers asking their support for her proposal to “amend the County’s Living Wage law to require County contractors to provide affordable health insurance to employees who work more than 30 hours a week on County contracts and earn less than twice […]

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September 4, 2013 | Tamika Smith

African Heritage Celebration Proclaims Year of Unity

More than 100 people filled the Silver Spring Civic Center main hall to celebrate African Heritage Month. The celebration kicked off with a panel discussion with the former Jamaican Ambassador for the UN Curtis A. Ward, Senior Advisor in Africa for USAID Jeffrey Jackson, political professor Dr. Alonzo N. Smith, history professor Dr. Gnaka Lagoke, […]

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