Councilmember Nancy Navarro

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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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 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Some Concerned Over Lack of Muslims on Racial Equity and Social Justice Committee

In November 2019, the Montgomery County Council passed a racial equity and social justice bill in hopes of helping combat institutional inequity.  The bill established the 15-member Racial Equity and Social Justice Advisory Committee. The committee was established to advise County Executive Marc Elrich, the council and county agencies about equity issues and make recommendations […]

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