Cynthia Rubenstein

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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May 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Cuts to Promised County Employee Raises

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss the Council cut to promised County employee pay increases, the resignation of Baltimore Mayor Pugh, the vote for Maryland House Speaker, and more. This week’s panel of political observers […]

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April 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Another Potomac Crossing?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the need for another bridge over the Potomac, the impact of the recent County Council attacks on the police, and an update on the Maryland legislative session as it draws to a close on April 8. […]

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March 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Damascus High Rape & Prince George’s County Murder Cases

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the Damascus High rape case, the hiring of the next Chief of Police as Manger retires this month, and the murder of a Prince George’s teen involving MS-13 gang members. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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March 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Police Involved Shootings, Maryland Assisted Suicide Bill

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss police involved shootings in Montgomery County, the physician assisted suicide bill recently passed by the Maryland House of Delegates, and the congressional investigations of President Donald Trump. This week’s panel of political observers features Cynthia Rubenstein, Elbridge […]

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February 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Accountability in the Damascus Rape Case

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss whether Montgomery County Public Schools will hold the football coaches accountable in the Damascus locker room rape case, whether our students are learning civics or activism at school, ranked voting gains momentum in the Maryland State Assembly, […]

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February 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Trump’s Address & Debate on Pot Brownies

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss President Trump’s second State of the Union Address, the Maryland General Assembly’s debate over the sale of cannabis-infused edibles like brownies, the call to rename Lee Middle School in Silver Spring, and the leadership crisis in the […]

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January 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Federal Government Shutdown

Casey Aiken is the host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the partial federal shutdown and the Mexican border and the impact of the shutdown on Montgomery County. This week’s panel of political observers includes John Hurson, Evan Young, and Cynthia Rubenstein. You can watch […]

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