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September 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

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Council Appears United In Naming Madaleno As Next Chief Administrative Officer

Members of the Montgomery County Council spent about an hour Sept. 22 alternately praising Richard Madaleno and pressing him to improve relations between the council and County Executive Marc Elrich should he become the county’s chief administrative officer. A vote to confirm Madaleno is expected on Sept. 29. Madaleno, a lifelong county resident, was the […]

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September 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes de Maryland Rinden Homenajes a Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Los homenajes de los líderes de Maryland para honrar a la jueza de la Corte Suprema, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, no se hicieron esperar tan pronto se conoció la noticia de su muerte. Ginsburg falleció el viernes a los 87 años de “complicaciones del cáncer de páncreas metastásico”, según un comunicado de la Corte Suprema. Su […]

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September 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pour in from Leaders in Maryland

Tributes from leaders in Maryland are pouring in to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg died this evening at 87 from “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” according to a statement from the Supreme Court. Her death leaves a Supreme Court seat vacancy, weeks before the 2020 General Election. NPR reports that Ginsburg dictated […]

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August 5, 2020 | Gaynelle Evans

Join the Conversation on Racial Equity: ‘I’m a Proud Latino’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked county leaders to join the conversation about racial equity. Councilmember Gabe Albornoz shared this experience with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or ethnicity. […]

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July 29, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

$5.59 Million Special Appropriation Will Help Latino Residents Impacted By COVID-19

The county council approved a $5.59 million special appropriation Tuesday to help Latino communities who have been hit hardest by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Today the Council approved $5.59 million to deploy culturally competent health resources, testing & public education in areas hardest hit by #COVID19. CMs @albornoz_gabe & @nancy_navarro spearheaded funding to create Por […]

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July 23, 2020 | Gaynelle Evans

Join the Conversation on Racial Equity: ‘It Starts With Trust’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked county leaders to join the conversation about racial equity. Councilmember Gabe Albornoz shared this experience with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or ethnicity. […]

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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 21, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Council Approves $3 Million for Medical and Dental Care Providers

On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Council unanimously passed a special appropriation of $3 million in funding to assist primary medical care and dental providers that are struggling financially, according to a press release. The current global pandemic has created significant financial issues for many of the area’s independently owned medical and dental providers. Montgomery County’s […]

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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 | Gaynelle Evans

Join the Conversaton on Racial Equity: ‘Be a Leader In Your Own Community’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked county leaders to join the conversation about racial equity. Councilmember Gabe Albornoz shared this experience with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or ethnicity. […]

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