Council President Nancy Navarro

November 19, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo Aprueba Legislación sobre Equidad Racial y Justicia Social

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery aprobó por unanimidad una ley de equidad racial y justicia social que cambia la forma en que el condado realiza las funciones básicas. Por ejemplo, la legislación requiere que el condado y cada departamento del condado desarrollen planes de acción de equidad racial y justicia social, y requiere que […]

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November 19, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Council Passes Racial Equity, Social Justice Legislation

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a racial equity and social justice law that changes the way the county performs basic functions. For example, the legislation requires the county and each county department to develop racial equity and social justice action plans, and it requires the county executive to explain how each management program promotes […]

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November 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Safety at Wheaton Metro Garage Subject of Forum

Safety at the Wheaton Metro parking garage will be the subject of a community forum Monday, Nov. 18. The forum takes place at the Wheaton Community Recreation Center Social Hall, 11701 Georgia Ave. Metro customers have complained for years about safety issues and deteriorating conditions at the garage. The meeting will provide an opportunity for […]

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November 13, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Council, Elrich Unveil New Economic Development Plan for County

The Montgomery County Council is expected to pass an economic development platform next week that calls on council committees to develop specific plans. “The reality is that for too long we have not had a coherent a particularly strong strategic plan, a vision, a platform that could take note and leverage them to continue to […]

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November 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Aprobado Proyecto de Ley Contra Discriminación por Peinados Naturales

Los miembros del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery votaron por unanimidad a favor de la Ley 30-19, la Ley CORONA o CROWN como se le conoce en inglés (Creación de un mundo respetuoso y abierto para el cabello natural), durante una audiencia, el martes. La Ley CORONA prohibirá la discriminación contra ciertos tipos de peinados […]

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November 6, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Bill Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Natural Hairstyles Passed Unanimously by Council

Montgomery County Councilmembers voted unanimously for Bill 30-19, the CROWN (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Act, during a hearing on Tuesday. The CROWN Act will prohibit discrimination against certain types of natural hairstyles, including braids, locks, Afros, curls and twists. In addition, this bill will ensure that individuals who are discriminated […]

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October 18, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Town Hall Meeting with Montgomery County Council

Montgomery County Council to Host Youth Town Halls

The Montgomery County Council will be hosting two youth town halls in the upcoming weeks. The County wants to learn more about the issues that are impacting young people in the area. The two town halls will be taking place on Oct. 30 at Clarksburg High School and Nov. 13 at Wheaton High School. Each […]

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October 1, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Navarro Figura en la Lista de las “Mujeres Más Poderosas” de Washington

La actual Presidenta del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, la venezolana Nancy Navarro, fue nombrada entre las 150 mujeres más poderosas de la revista Washingtonian en la edición de octubre, que saldrá el martes. Washington tiene diferentes tipos de poder, incluidos los políticos y culturales, dijo Michael Schaffer, editor de la revista. “Buscamos funcionarios electos […]

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October 1, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Navarro Makes Washingtonian’s ‘Most Powerful Women’ List

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro was named to Washingtonian magazine’s 150 Most Powerful Women in Washington in the October edition that’s out Tuesday. Washington has different kinds of power, including political, cultural said Michael Schaffer, editor at the magazine. “We looked for elected officials holding senior posts and as head of the county council […]

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September 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 17 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 17. and it’s Constitution Day! Today we commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution. Here are five more things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning in Rockville at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. School Immunization Clinic: Students in 7th through 12th […]

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