Councilmember Katz

March 6, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Montgomery County Passes Smoking Ban in Outdoor Seating Areas

In a unanimous vote, the Montgomery County Council passed a bill Tuesday that will ban smoking in outdoor areas where food is served. The ban applies to patios, decks and porches. Council Vice President Sidney Katz, who is the lead sponsor for the bill, says this is a public health issue, “Prohibiting smoking in outdoor […]

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February 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

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Legislation Introduced to Ban Smoking in Designated Areas at Restaurants Throughout the County

The Montgomery County Health & Human Services Committee along with Councilmember Katz recently proposed legislation to ban smoking in designated areas at restaurants throughout the County.

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April 14, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Former President Bill Clinton Campaigns for Hillary Clinton at Leisure World (VIDEO)

Former President Bill Clinton hit the campaign trail for his wife Hillary with a stop in Silver Spring on Wednesday. Democratic leaders including Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett touted their support for the Clinton campaign at the event which took place at the Leisure World retirement community. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman reports. Related:

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March 15, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Action in Montgomery Advocates for After School Programs (PHOTOS)

Over 200 people turned out for a meeting at Gaithersburg Elementary School on Monday night to discuss funding for the Child First after school program. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz attended the meeting to hear concerns from parents and advocates. Child First is an initiative organized by AIM, Montgomery County […]

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