Cynthia Rubenstein

March 2, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Coronavirus Rattles the Nation

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Coronavirus rattles the nation. How prepared are we in Maryland? Maryland General Assembly struggles to pay for the Kirwan Commission recommendations. Montgomery County considers creating nine separate Council districts. Will the presidential primary race for the […]

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December 9, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Sidney Katz Elected as Council President

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Sidney Katz’s election as the next president of the County Council. Whether boundary changes are the best way to ensure equal opportunity for all MCPS students. Former Governor Martin O’Malley is back in the news. This […]

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November 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Are Taxes Increasing to Fund Kirwan Commission Recommendations?

Mark Uncapher hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Uncapher and the panel discuss the Washington Nationals World Series championship run, tax implications to implement education recommendations from the Kirwan Commission, County owned liquor stores lose $5 million a year, and the best way to reduce gridlock on I-270. This […]

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October 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS Lowers Substitute Teacher Requirements, Underage Vaping

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss underage use of vaping products, standards for substitute teachers lowered by MCPS, and the sudden death of Congressman Elijah Cummings. This week’s panel of political observers features John Hurson, Nicolee Ambrose, Laurie Halverson, and Cynthia Rubenstein. […]

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October 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS Boundary Lines, Pelosi Impeachment Inquiry

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss MCPS boundary lines, and the Pelosi impeachment inquiry. You can watch the show in its entirety, below: “21 This Week” airs on Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at […]

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September 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS Boundary Lines, Pelosi Impeachment Inquiry

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss MCPS boundary lines, and the Pelosi impeachment inquiry. You can watch the show in its entirety, below: “21 This Week” airs on Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at […]

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September 9, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Montgomery County Immigration Policies Receive National Scrutiny

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the new school year, Governor Hogan’s support of a new Chesapeake Bay crossing, and national scrutiny of county immigration policies. This week’s panel of political observers features Cynthia Rubenstein, Dwight Patel, Liz Matory, and Susan Heltemes. […]

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July 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Is Montgomery County Bad for Small Business?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss a report that shows Montgomery County losing small businesses, a recent bill introduced by councilmember Tom Hucker to require landlords to install air conditioning units, why the County Executive seems unable to fill key top positions, […]

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July 1, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Bethesda and Silver Spring Building Freeze

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss proposed changes by the Federal Communications Commission regarding funding for public access TV stations, the county imposes a building freeze on parts of Bethesda and Silver Spring, the Supreme Court ruling in Maryland gerrymandering case, and […]

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May 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: County 2020 Budget, Speed Cameras

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the tax implications of the County’s budget, speed cameras generate $16 million in revenue for the County, is the County government safe from a ransomware attack, and the social media video of a County police officer […]

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