Councilmember Tom Hucker

June 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Officials Fault Hogan Road Plan Ahead of Key Meeting

Officials from Montgomery, Prince George’s and Frederick counties met in Silver Spring on Monday morning to assail Gov. Hogan’s plan to widen I-270 and the Capital Beltway. Their press conference was scheduled in advance of a Board of Public Works meeting in Annapolis where the three-member body is to take the first steps in making […]

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May 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCM Joins Silver Spring Community for Fox 5 Zip Trip

Montgomery Community Media’s Education Team was there for Fox 5 DC’s Zip Trip to Silver Spring on Friday morning. Check out some of our live social media coverage from the eventful morning. MCM is repping our Media Lab signs as Councilmember @tomhucker is about to be interviewed by @fox5dc! pic.twitter.com/76B4cVT4RF — MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia) May 24, […]

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May 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hucker to Speak at Beltway Town Hall in Landover

Councilmember Tom Hucker is speaking at a Beltway Town Hall on Thursday night at 7 p.m. in Landover. The town hall comes weeks after Hucker lead a protest in Siler Spring regarding Gov. Larry Hogan’s plan build toll lanes and widen Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway. Councilmember @CmHucker, who chairs the Council’s Transportation and […]

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May 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Council Passes Bill to Lower Lead Levels in Schools Drinking Water

Bill will reduce acceptable lead levels by 75 percent The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved legislation Tuesday designed to reduce levels of toxic lead in Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) drinking water. The bill (Bill 2-19), sponsored by County Councilmember Tom Hucker, was introduced on February 5. Currently, Montgomery County schools follow the state lead […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmembers Meet with Senator Van Hollen

Montgomery County councilmembers met with Sen. Chris Van Hollen Friday afternoon. In a social media message to MCM, Councilmember Andrew Friedson had high praise for Van Hollen. “Our state and county are so lucky to have someone as gifted and highly-respected as Senator Van Hollen fighting for us. There are so many things happening at […]

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February 5, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Hucker Bill Attacks Lead in Water at Schools

Councilmember Tom Hucker introduced a bill Tuesday that would reduce the allowable level of lead in school drinking water to 5 parts per billion, down from 20 ppb, which is the state standard. A Maryland law required school systems to test water fixtures and replace any that tested 20 ppb or higher. According to a […]

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January 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen Heads to Blair High School

World Central Kitchen is heading to Blair High School on Friday, Feb. 8 to help government workers and contractors who were hurt by the federal government shutdown. The announcement was made before President Donald Trump announced that the government would be re-opened, at least until Feb 15. After the president’s announcement, Montgomery County Fire and […]

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January 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 11, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Social: Federal workers, contractors and their families, and the community are invited to a dinner organized by Councilmember Tom Hucker tonight at Blair High School cafeteria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn more here and RSVP here. 2. Antonio Salazar Meeting: […]

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January 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland and Montgomery County Politicians Tweet Their Shutdown Frustrations

Maryland and Montgomery County politicians have taken to Twitter over the past couple of weeks to air their frustrations with the federal government shutdown. Here’s a look at what they’ve been saying. Gov. Larry Hogan I am disgusted by the lack of concern for hardworking employees who will go unpaid this week. No one in […]

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January 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hucker Organizes Potluck for Furloughed Federal Workers, Contractors

Furloughed federal workers and government contractors have been invited to a community potluck — with food from local restaurants and entertainment from local musicians. Organized by Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker, the “Shutdown Social” takes place 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 11, at the Montgomery Blair High School cafeteria, 51 University Blvd. E, […]

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