district 17

January 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

2012 MCPS Graduate Running for Board of Education

Gaithersburg resident Cameron Rhode filed to run for the at-large seat on the Montgomery County Board of Education Thursday. He is the first and only person to file candidacy for the position thus far. Jeanette Dixon, the current at-large board member, will not run for reelection.  Currently a tutor at Everest Tutors & Test Prep […]

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February 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Senate Approves Legislation to Add Unspecified Gender Option on License

The Maryland State Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would allow for a gender-neutral option when it comes to Marylanders indicating their sex on their legal form of identification. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Will Smith of Montgomery County District 20. It was also co-sponsored by Sen. Cheryl C. Kagan who represents District 17. It […]

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January 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Platt Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election to District 17 Seat

On his Facebook page, Del. Andrew Platt announced Tuesday night he would not be seeking re-election to his District 17 seat in the Maryland House of Delegates, preferring to work on issues from outside the legislature. “I do not make this decision lightly, but it is the right one for me, personally and professionally,” Platt […]

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July 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

State Senator Cheryl Kagan Considers Political Options in 2018, Including the County Executive’s Race

Make no doubt about it, State Senator Cheryl Kagan, a Democrat, loves representing District 17 residents in Annapolis. “I am honored to represent the residents of Gaithersburg and Rockville,” she said in an interview Monday. But she’s also considering some other options in 2018, including the race for Montgomery County executive. Over the last few […]

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January 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 30, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 30, in Montgomery County: 1. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 7 a.m. for parts of Montgomery County. 2. In Rockville, Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is scheduled to meet with reporters at his weekly briefing at the Council Office Building. Some of the topics he […]

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October 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

State Senator Cheryl Kagan Delivers Citation at Ted’s Montana Grill (VIDEO)

The founders of Ted’s Montana Grill opened their first restaurant in Maryland on Oct. 5th in Gaithersburg. At the event, State Senator Cheryl Kagan delivered a citation from the governor and from the senate. Take a look: You can find out more about the new restaurant, here.

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April 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

State Senator Kagan on Purple Line (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, District 17 State Senator Cheryl Kagan says legislators are still waiting to hear from Governor Larry Hogan about the project’s future.

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April 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Senator Kagan on Jennie Forehand’s Future and Award (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, District 17 State Senator Cheryl Kagan talks a little about former Senator Jennie Forehand’s future and the Montgomery Serves award that highlights her many years of service.  

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April 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Day in the Life of Senator Cheryl Kagan (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

State Senator Cheryl Kagan of District 17 is a busy woman. She represents the cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville in Annapolis and if you were following MyMCMedia’s Day in the Life of Montgomery County event on April 22nd you may have noticed that she attended multiple events throughout the day. We asked her what she […]

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October 13, 2014 | Staff Writer

Local Communities to Honor State Sen. Jennie Forehand (VIDEO)

Rockville, Gaithersburg and Garrett Park invite you to a celebration of Maryland state Sen. Jennie Forehand, thanking her for her service as a representative of our communities. Forehand is scheduled to be honored at an open house on Oct. 19, from 1-5 p.m. at Glenview Mansion in Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive. Forehand […]

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