Councilmember Nancy Navarro

June 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo Introduce Legislación que Regularía el Uso de la Fuerza Policial

El martes, el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery presentará el Proyecto de Ley 27-20, Política y Reglamento del Uso de la Fuerza Policial, que requeriría que el jefe de policía del Condado de Montgomery adopte una “Política de Uso de la Fuerza” destinada a proteger a todos los miembros de la comunidad del uso excesivo […]

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June 15, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

County Council to Introduce Bill Regulating Police Use of Force

The Montgomery County Council is introducing a “Use of Force” bill that would require the use of force by police to meet certain minimum standards. This bill will be introduced, along with others, at a virtual meeting on Tuesday, June 16 at 9:30 a.m. This bill would require the police chief to issue official instructions […]

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June 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

As Council Calls to Limit ‘Use of Force,’ Police Union Says its Ideas Have Gone ‘Unheard’

As thousands protest police brutality and racial injustice throughout the country, the calls to reform police unions — which can stand in the way of prosecuting officers who kill unarmed people of color — are getting louder. Montgomery County Police Department’s union is the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 35 (FOP Lodge 35). In a […]

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June 2, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Navarro: ‘This is a Transformational Moment in This Country’

Councilmember Nancy Navarro, who last year spearheaded Racial Equity and Social Justice legislation in Montgomery County, talked to MyMCMedia about the protests against racism and police brutality that are happening around the country and in Montgomery County. Navarro also reminded residents that Tuesday is election day and how voting is not only a right and […]

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May 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Nancy Navarro Honrada por el Centro Latinoamericano de la Juventud

La Concejal Nancy Navarro fue honrada el miércoles por el Centro Latinoamericano de la Juventud (LAYC) por su arduo trabajo y liderazgo en temas que incluyen inmigración, salud, derechos civiles, educación, equidad racial y justicia social. LAYC es una organización con sede en Washington D.C. enfocada en empoderar a una población diversa de jóvenes, con […]

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May 7, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Councilmember Nancy Navarro Honored by Latin American Youth Center

Councilmember Nancy Navarro was honored on Wednesday by the Latin American Youth Center for her hard work and leadership on issues including immigration, healthcare, civil rights, education, racial equity and social justice. LAYC is an organization based out of Washington D.C. focused on empowering a diverse population of youth in order to successful transition them to […]

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May 1, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Council Approves $750,000 Food Insecurity Appropriation for Residents and Families

Montgomery County Council approved a $750,000 special appropriation, on Thursday, to help address the increasing level of food insecurity of the County’s residents and families. This special appropriation was initiated by Council members Gabe Albornoz, Nancy Navarro and Craig Rice. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many have experienced countless economic hardships which has increased dependence […]

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April 22, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

El Concejo Aprueba $5 millones para Restaurantes y Tiendas Minoristas

El martes, el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery aprobó $5 millones para financiar el programa de Subsidios de Emergencia de Salud Pública, un programa que brinda asistencia a empresas locales que han sido afectadas por la crisis de salud de COVID-19. El Concejo aprobó por unanimidad la legislación, que fue “encabezada” por la concejal Nancy […]

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April 22, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Council Approves $5 Million for Local Restaurants, Shops

On Tuesday the Montgomery County Council approved $5 million to fund the Public Health Emergency Grant program, a program that provides assistance to local businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 health crisis. The council unanimously approved the legislation, which was “spearheaded” by Councilmember Nancy Navarro, according to a press release from the council. […]

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April 8, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Councilmembers Introduce Legislation Requiring Face Coverings in Public Spaces

Montgomery County Councilmembers announced plans to introduce regulations for the Board of Heath which would require employees and customers of essential businesses to wear face coverings. Councilmembers Hans Riemer and Gabe Albornoz are the lead sponsors, and Council President Sidney Katz, Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Evan Glass all cosponsored the legislation. The regulation would be […]

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