Del. Jheanelle Wilkins

August 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officials Identify One-Third of County Apartments as ‘At Risk’ or ‘Troubled’

County Executive Marc Elrich held a press conference Thursday to announce the completion of a two-year apartment building inspection project. During the two-year initiative, the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) inspected 22,199 apartment units. Overall, they discovered 31,000 violations—96% of which were corrected. Violations were given one of three labels based […]

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August 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

County Leaders to Discuss Eviction Protection for Tenants

Montgomery County leaders are inviting residents to learn more about legislation underway that aims to protect tenants from certain evictions. “Right now in the state of Maryland,  tenants can be given notification 60 days before their lease ends that the landlord will not renew,” said Matt Losak, executive director for the Montgomery County Renters Alliance, […]

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June 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Legislative Black Caucus to Host Town Hall Meeting in Burtonsville

The Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland will be hosting a series of town halls around the state to hear from citizens about their concerns including here in Montgomery County. On June 10, State Senator Will Smith, Delegate Jheanelle Wilkins and other local officials will discuss education, the achievement gap and criminal justice. The town hall […]

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June 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Plans Fundraiser in Montgomery County

Gov. Larry Hogan will have a fundraiser in Montgomery County next week. He will be hosting a reception 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at Manor Country Club in Rockville. Tickets are $500 and up. Hogan has not filed for re-election. Other political fundraisers coming up are: An omelet brunch for Del. Charles Barkley at 9 […]

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March 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Reproductive Rights a Major Concern Expressed During Women’s Roundtable in Silver Spring

Questions surrounding women issues on health and reproduction is what prompted Del. Jheanelle Wilkins (MD-20) to host a women’s roundtable in Silver Spring Wednesday evening; the same day as International Women’s Day. The theme for Wednesday’s roundtable titled, “BeBoldforChange,” encouraged residents to voice their concerns regarding women’s rights and issues. “This dialogue was to share […]

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