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July 6, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Pagos de Crédito Tributario para Hijos Comienzan el 15 de Julio

A partir del 15 de julio, muchas familias trabajadoras en todo el país recibirán pagos mensuales para apoyar las necesidades del cuidado infantil. Incluido en el Plan de Rescate Estadounidense, que el presidente Joe Biden promulgó en marzo, hay un Crédito Tributario por Hijos ampliado, que aumenta el crédito a $3,600 por niño para niños de […]

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July 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Child Tax Credit Payments Begin July 15

Many working families across the nation are about to receive monthly payments to support childcare needs beginning July 15. Included in the American Rescue Plan, which President Joe Biden signed into law in March, is an expanded Child Tax Credit, which increases the credit to $3,600 per child for children ages 5 and under, and […]

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June 25, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Trone on Infrastructure: What’s in It for Montgomery County?

After months of negotiations, President Joe Biden announced Thursday that a bipartisan infrastructure deal has been struck between a group of Democratic and Republican senators. According to Axios, “The deal will cost $1.2 trillion over eight years, or $974 billion over five years and offers more than $550 billion in new spending.” President Biden emerges […]

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April 23, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Montgomery County Energy Summit Announces Speakers

The Montgomery County Energy Summit has announced the opening and keynote speaker lineup for the 2021 event, which will run from May 4 to May 6. The annual event, now in its eighth year, will be all virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Green Building Council National […]

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April 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Elrich Emphasize Unity at Germantown Mass Vaccination Site

Gov. Larry Hogan and County Executive Marc Elrich were united after touring the mass vaccination site at Montgomery College in Germantown on Wednesday. The site in Germantown has been open since March 31, but it has been operating using only COVID-19 vaccines allocated to the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services. Starting Thursday, […]

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April 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Elrich to Tour Germantown Mass Vaccination Site Wednesday

Gov. Larry Hogan is visiting the mass vaccination site at the Montgomery College campus in Germantown Wednesday afternoon. Hogan will be joined by County Executive Marc Elrich, U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md. 6), Maryland Secretary of Health Dennis Schrader,  Maryland National Guard Brig. Gen. Janeen Birckhead, County Council President Tom Hucker and more. I am […]

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April 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Local Leaders Express Condolences for Officer Killed Outside U.S. Capitol

State and local leaders have taken to social media to express condolences for U.S. Capitol Police Officer William “Billy” Evans who was killed when a man in a car rammed into a police barricade. The incident took place shortly after 1 p.m. outside the U.S. Capitol on Constitution Avenue. Evans succumbed to his injuries and […]

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March 25, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Md. Congressional Democrats Urge USPS to Fix ‘One of Worst Postal Backlogs in the Country’

Maryland congressional Democrats called on the U.S. Postal Service to address mail delivery problems that the state has faced in recent months following a meeting they had Monday with agency officials. The state has “experienced one of the worst postal backlogs in the country,” the federal lawmakers said in a statement Tuesday, “and there are […]

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March 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin, Trone Urge Hogan to Open Mass Vaccination Site in Montgomery County

U.S. Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) and David Trone (D-Md. 6) have written a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland’s Acting Secretary of Health Dennis Schrader urging that the state open a mass vaccination site in Montgomery County. “[D]espite Montgomery suffering the worst casualty rate in Maryland and despite having the second-highest number of […]

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February 24, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

FDA Confirms Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine is Safe, Effective

The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 single-dose vaccine is “safe and effective,” according to a Food and Drug Administration analysis released Wednesday. To date, the vaccine is approximately 66% effective in preventing moderate to severe COVID-19. In a recent briefing document, the FDA stated that the vaccine is “consistent with the recommendations set forth in FDA’s […]

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