Councilmember Nancy Navarro

October 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Navarro Announces Run for Lieutenant Governor as Baker’s Running Mate

County Councilmember Nancy Navarro will run for Maryland Lieutenant Governor, joining Rushern Baker’s campaign for governor. Navarro has served on the Montgomery County Council since 2009, when she was elected during a special election, and has been re-elected since. She is the first Latina county councilmember and cannot be reelected due to term limits. Navarro […]

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July 30, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Fani-González Renuncia a la Junta de Planificación para Centrarse en su Candidatura al Concejo

Natali Fani-González, vicepresidenta de la Junta de Planificación del Condado de Montgomery y miembro de la Comisión de Planificación y Parques de la Capital Nacional de Maryland, anunció su renuncia, a partir del 31 de agosto, para centrarse en su candidatura al Concejo del Condado de Montgomery. Fani-González es la primera latina y la primera […]

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July 30, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Planning Board Chair Resigns to Focus on Run for County Council

Natali Fani-Gonzalez, vice chair of the Montgomery County Planning Board and a member of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, announced her resignation, effective Aug. 31, to focus on her bid to become a Montgomery County Council member. Fani-Gonzalez is the first Latinx and first millennial to serve on the planning board. She was […]

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April 28, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County Council Passes Second Resolution in Support of D.C. Statehood

The Montgomery County Council passed a resolution on Tuesday in support of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ (MWCOG) latest resolution calling for statehood for the District of Columbia. The resolution was first introduced on April 20. The county had originally expressed its formal support for D.C. statehood in February with a resolution spearheaded by […]

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March 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo ‘Se Solidariza’ con Navarro tras Comentarios ‘Inaceptables’ por su Acento

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery emitió un comunicado en el que afirma que “se solidariza con la Concejal Nancy Navarro”, luego de un incidente durante la reunión del 2 de marzo, en la que se pudo escuchar a dos personas en el fondo aparentemente burlándose y riéndose de su acento. En la declaración, el […]

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March 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council ‘Stands in Solidarity’ with Navarro Following ‘Unacceptable’ Comments

Montgomery County Council issued a statement saying it “stands in solidarity with Councilmember Nancy Navarro,” following an incident during its March 2 meeting in which two people could be heard in the background apparently making fun and giggling at her accent. In its statement, the council called it “a troubling and unacceptable incident,” especially in […]

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February 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Navarro Raises Spanish Translation Concerns with State Vaccine Scheduling System

During a Montgomery County Council meeting with state health department officials Tuesday, Councilmember Nancy Navarro highlighted Spanish-language translation concerns regarding PrepMod, the state’s COVID-19 vaccine appointment scheduling system. The county has received feedback about translation errors which lead to “basically, a complete barrier,” Navarro told state officials. When asking for an address, Navarro said PrepMod […]

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January 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Leaders React to Historic Inauguration of Biden, Harris

Several Montgomery County leaders at the local, state and federal level were actively tweeting Wednesday about the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Many of the leaders made note of the historical significance of Harris being sworn in not only as the as the first female Vice President, but also the […]

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October 27, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Councilmember Glass to Introduce Legislation to Expand Composting in County

Councilmember Evan Glass will introduce legislation Tuesday that expands composting in Montgomery County. Councilmembers Andrew Friedson and Nancy Navarro are co-leading this effort. Included in the legislation is the Zoning Text Amendment. ZTA 20-04 will create a greener local economy by increasing the materials farmers can use to produce and manufacture compost and mulch. According […]

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September 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Council Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month Virtually Tuesday

The Montgomery County Council will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month virtually Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 9:15 a.m. during the Council meeting. The event is hosted by Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Gabe Albornoz, and Council President Sidney Katz. The celebration will pay tribute to local residents for their service to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

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