February 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan Requests Federal Disaster Declaration, Maryland Delegation Supports Request

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is requesting that President Barack Obama declare a Presidential Disaster Declaration for the State of Maryland as a result of the blizzard that affected the state beginning on January 22. An approved disaster declaration would bring federal assistance to communities in Maryland through state and local agencies and public safety partners […]

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September 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Walk With Francis, Excitement Builds for Pope’s Historic Visit

In less than two weeks, Pope Francis will arrive in Washington, D.C. and local Catholics are counting down to his historic visit. On social media, they are using the hashtag “Walk With Francis” and committing to follow his example of prayer and service. Olympic swimmer and Bethesda resident Katie Ledecky took the pledge. “I’m so […]

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July 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 16, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 16, in Montgomery County, Maryland. 1. Indictments in the Lyon sisters case: Authorities from Bedford County and Montgomery County have announced that indictments have been unsealed in the Lyon sisters cold case and more details about this 40-year-old  investigation are expected to be announced today in […]

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April 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Weinstein Family Statement, Memorial Grows

Following the announcement by White House officials on April 23rd that American humanitarian aid worker Warren Weinstein, who was abducted more than three and a half years ago in Pakistan, has died in captivity during a U.S. counterterrorism operation, Elaine Weinstein issued the following statement on behalf of the family: “On behalf of myself, our […]

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April 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Delaney Releases Statement on Death of Warren Weinstein

The White House announced today that Warren Weinstein, who had been held hostage by al-Qa’ida, was killed earlier this year. Weinstein, a Montgomery County resident, was captured in Pakistan in 2011. U.S. Rep. John Delaney has released the following statement about the loss of Weinstein: “The loss of Warren is devastating, a tragic event that […]

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November 5, 2014 | Krista Brick

Delaney Declaring Victory in Sixth District, Bongino Says Too Close to Call

UPDATED, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. –  Congressman John Delaney is declaring victory in the 6th District against John Bongino, but Bongino isn’t ready to cede the race just yet. In a statement released Wednesday morning, Delaney stated, “I am humbled and honored to have been elected by the people of the Sixth District to represent […]

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October 18, 2014 | Karen O'Keefe

Congressman Delaney: Get Politics Out of Ebola Response

U.S. Representative John Delaney is calling for Congress to reconvene in order to engineer a bipartisan, collaborative approach to the international and national Ebola crisis. Delaney, a Democrat, represents Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, which includes a portion of Montgomery County and western Maryland. On Friday, October 17, I asked Delaney how bringing Congress back to […]

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