district 5

January 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Invokes His Father: ‘Not even the President of the United States is above the law’

During his gubernatorial inauguration speech in Annapolis, Gov. Larry Hogan paid homage to his late father. “He showed us true meaning of honor, integrity, and meaning,” Hogan said of his father, who died in April 2017. Hogan’s father, Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., served as U.S. Congressman, representing District 5 in Maryland. Like his son, Hogan […]

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December 3, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Board of Education

Watch Live As New Board of Education Members Are Sworn In

Montgomery County’s Board of Education is live broadcasting the swearing in of its new members today at 1 p.m. You can watch the ceremony by clicking this link. Here are the newest members of the Board of Education: Karla Silvestre (At Large) Judy Docca (District 1) Patricia O’Neill (District 3) Brenda Wolff (District 5) New […]

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November 15, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Germantown Man Charged With Six Counts of First-Degree Assault

Devin Conlon Brunner, 26, of Germantown, was charged with six counts of first-degree assault. According to police, on Sunday afternoon, Brunner was in the parking area of a townhouse community in Cross Lauren Court in Germantown. He pointed what resembled a handgun at several homes. A male resident told police Brunner pointed the gun directly […]

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March 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hucker Picks Up Endorsement From Workers Union

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker has been endorsed by 32BJ SEIU during his reelection campaign in District 5. 32BJ SEIU is one of the largest workers union in the country with more than 160,000 members across the country, including 18,000 in the D.C. metro area. Jaime Contreras, who serves as the union’s vice president, said […]

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June 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Tom Hucker Files for Reelection to District 5 Council Seat (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is running for reelection to keep his District 5 County Council seat. Hucker filed his elections paperwork Monday at the Board of Elections offices in Gaithersburg. He is the first candidate to file for the District 5 Council seat, according to the BOE website. As the District 5 County Councilmember, […]

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December 2, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Tom Hucker Looks Forward to Working with Hogan (VIDEO)

Following the Inaugural Ceremony, newly elected Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker said he looks forward to working with Governor-elect Larry Hogan. Take a look: Related:

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December 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Tom Hucker: It’s Important to Work Closely with the State (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, newly elected County Councilmember Tom Hucker shares some of his excitement for his new role serving District 5 residents. Hucker made his remarks after taking the oath of office on Dec. 1 at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville. Related:

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July 31, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Cherri Branson

Councilmember Branson Says MCPS Needs an Inspector General

Montgomery County Councilmember Cherri Branson, District 5, is calling for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to have its own inspector general. In an opinion piece published in today’s Washington Post, Branson says she was surprised to learn during the recent MCPS credit card controversy that the county’s public schools system “employs no independent auditor.” Noting […]

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June 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

Teachers Union Withdrawls Recommendation in District 5 Race

The Montgomery County Education Association (MCEA) has voted to rescind its recommendation of Christopher Barclay in the race for the District 5 seat on the Montgomery County Council. The vote follows reports of Barclay’s use of a school board  issued credit card for unauthorized expenses. MCEA President Doug Prouty issued the following statement on June […]

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May 30, 2014 | Staff Writer

District 5 County Council Debate (Video)

Christopher Barclay, Evan Glass, Tom Hucker, Terrill North and Jeffrey Thames, the democratic candidates running for the District 5 County Council seat, recently squared off in a televised debate at the television studios of Montgomery County. The debate was sponsored by The League of Women Voters and moderated by Don Mooers. You can watch a […]

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