Del. Jheanelle Wilkins

September 21, 2021 | Margaret Attridge

Montgomery County Board of Elections Adds White Oak to 2022 Early Voting Sites

The White Oak Community Recreation Center will be an early voting site in 2022, Montgomery County Board of Elections announced at their September 20 meeting. Residents and elected officials have been advocating for the addition for years. In late July, Montgomery County leaders met with residents at a community event to support White Oak as […]

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September 14, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 14, In Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, Sept. 14, and it is National Ants on a Log Day. To celebrate, get a piece of celery, rub peanut butter on it, and add raisins. Voila! As you enjoy your healthy snack, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council is back from its […]

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July 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Leaders, Residents Push for White Oak Early Voting Site: ‘People Around Here Have Suffered’

White Oak residents want an early voting site in their community. Montgomery County leaders advocated for an early voting site in the area during an event with residents Monday evening. Council President Tom Hucker said the location makes common sense. White Oak is home to many lower-income, African American, immigrant, and senior voters, many of […]

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July 27, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes Instan a Tener un Sitio de Votación Anticipada para White Oak

Los líderes del condado de Montgomery abogaron por un sitio de votación anticipada en White Oak durante un evento comunitario con los residentes el lunes por la noche. El presidente del concejo, Tom Hucker, dijo que un sitio en White Oak es de sentido común. El área es el hogar de muchos votantes de bajos […]

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July 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Leaders Urge Early Voting Site for White Oak 

Montgomery County leaders advocated for an early voting site in White Oak during a community event with residents Monday evening. Council President Tom Hucker said a site in White Oak is common sense. The area is home to many lower-income, African American, immigrant, and senior voters, many of whom do not have access to a […]

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February 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Wilkins, Acevero Introduce Bills Proposing Elimination of School Resource Officers

Two State Delegates, representing Montgomery County residents, are introducing legislation in the Maryland House of Delegates aimed at reimagining police in public schools across Maryland. The two bills propose eliminating law enforcement officers in schools and redirecting the funds to mental health services. Del. Jheanelle Wilkins (District 20) is introducing the Counselors Not Cops Act […]

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November 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Lawmakers Call on Hogan to Provide $2 Million for Businesses Along Purple Line

Several Maryland and Montgomery County lawmakers gathered outside of Evita’s Bridal Shop in Takoma Park Monday, calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to provide funding for businesses along the Purple Line. Many of those businesses are immigrant-owned, and they face a unique financial challenge because of Purple Line construction and restrictions placed on businesses because of […]

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September 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes de Maryland Rinden Homenajes a Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Los homenajes de los líderes de Maryland para honrar a la jueza de la Corte Suprema, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, no se hicieron esperar tan pronto se conoció la noticia de su muerte. Ginsburg falleció el viernes a los 87 años de “complicaciones del cáncer de páncreas metastásico”, según un comunicado de la Corte Suprema. Su […]

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September 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pour in from Leaders in Maryland

Tributes from leaders in Maryland are pouring in to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg died this evening at 87 from “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” according to a statement from the Supreme Court. Her death leaves a Supreme Court seat vacancy, weeks before the 2020 General Election. NPR reports that Ginsburg dictated […]

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July 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

State Del. Wilkins: ‘The Robert White Case is Really Part of a Pattern in Montgomery County’

As of Thursday, a petition to reopen the investigation into the Montgomery County police officer, Anand Badgujar, who shot and killed an unarmed black man on June 11, 2018, has received more the 740 signatures. MyMCMedia spoke to Del. Jheanelle Wilkins, who has publicly expressed her support for the petition. Wilkins called the investigation into Robert White’s […]

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