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August 3, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Councilmember Glass Pushes for Greater Census Participation as Deadline Nears

Councilmember Evan Glass acknowledged Montgomery County’s above-average participation in the 2020 U.S. Census Saturday but called for greater efforts moving forward.  Those billions of dollars would fund hospitals, schools, roads and social services. We need your help to ensure over 250,000 people are counted by August 11, which is when the Census Bureau will follow-up […]

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July 22, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Council Approves Funding to Expand Mobile Crisis Response Capacity

On July 21 the Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a special appropriation of $592,202 for the County’s Department of Health and Human Services’ budget. The money will be used to expand the mobile crisis response services. The appropriation, spearheaded by Council Vice President Tom Hucker, aims to increase the number of mental health professionals responding […]

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July 22, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Council to Vote Next Week on Additional Relief for Renters

The Montgomery County Council will vote next week on a request for an additional $20 million to provide relief for renters. The money would expand the County’s eviction and homelessness prevention programs, including the COVID-19 Rent Relief program. These programs provide financial assistance to prevent eviction and end homelessness, which is especially necessary during this […]

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July 20, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Council President Katz Remembers Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Representative John Lewis (D-Ga) died Friday, July 17 of pancreatic cancer leaving behind a powerful legacy as one of the game-changers in American Civil Rights history. Lewis was one of the organizers of the 1963 March on Washington and spoke – at the age of 23 – to the huge crowd on the Mall shortly […]

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July 20, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Councilmember Glass Voices Frustration Over Purple Line Construction ‘Mess’

Councilmember Evan Glass expressed frustration Sunday over the construction of Maryland’s Purple Line, which faces delays and uncertainties on completion.   I’ve grown very frustrated with the construction of the Purple Line and the stonewalling by the governor’s administration and private contractors regarding budgets, timelines and schedules. ⁰https://t.co/UIXKupfttP — Evan Glass (@EvanMGlass) July 19, 2020 “I’ve […]

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July 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, July 7, and today is National Strawberry Sundae Day. Because scattered thunderstorms are expected later in the day, this is something sweeter that we can look forward to. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. […]

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July 6, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Councilmember Glass Will Introduce LGBTQ Rights Legislation

Councilmember Evan Glass will introduce an “LGBTQ Bill of Rights” Tuesday, which could improve legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer residents in the county.  Tomorrow, Councilmember @EvanMGlass will introduce the “LGBTQ Bill of Rights,” which would broaden and strengthen Montgomery County’s legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer residents. 👀➡️Learn […]

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June 17, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Shepherd’s Table Distributing Free Food Throughout June

Free prepared meals will be distributed every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the rest of June at North Gate Local Park in Aspen Hill. The Shepherd’s Table organization, in partnership with Casa De Maryland and the Office of Councilmember Evan Glass, will distribute cooked meals to those in need during this COVID-19 pandemic. “Beyond the […]

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June 9, 2020 | Tori Bergel

County Executive Elrich, Councilmember Glass Raise Flag in Honor of Pride Month

County Executive Marc Elrich and Councilmember Evan Glass kicked off pride month in Montgomery County Monday by raising the rainbow flag outside of the Executive Office Building in Rockville. “How you identify or who you choose to love are personal, individual choices and there is no place in our county for intolerance. Raising the Pride flag […]

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June 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Blake Freshman Sings His Way Through First Round of America’s Got Talent

The second day of auditions for the 15th season of America’s Got Talent aired Wednesday night, during which Blake High School freshman Kelvin Dukes wowed with his singing voice. The 14-year-old Burtonsville native was met with a standing ovation for his rendition of Aretha Franklin’s “Ain’t No Way.” He received four “yes”es which moved him […]

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