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November 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Senate Appropriation Bill Includes Funding For NIH, Purple Line

The U.S. Senate’s proposed appropriations bill includes funding for several projects in Montgomery County and Maryland. The Senate Appropriation Committee’s bipartisan bill now moves to the U.S. House of Representatives for its approval. The Appropriations Committee, on which Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) sits, supported a $2 billion increase in funding for the National Institutes […]

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August 3, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Councilmember Glass Pushes for Greater Census Participation as Deadline Nears

Councilmember Evan Glass acknowledged Montgomery County’s above-average participation in the 2020 U.S. Census Saturday but called for greater efforts moving forward.  Those billions of dollars would fund hospitals, schools, roads and social services. We need your help to ensure over 250,000 people are counted by August 11, which is when the Census Bureau will follow-up […]

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June 1, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Montgomery County Continues to Push for Participation in the 2020 Census

As the main determinant in drawing district lines, funding initiatives and the number of seats in the House, Montgomery County continues to encourage residents to complete the 2020 Census.  A recent tweet from the county emphasized that “Everyone Counts in Montgomery County.” Put the “count” in Montgomery County! Be sure to complete the Census online, […]

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April 10, 2020 | Veronica Canales

CARES Act Will Provide Funding for Montgomery College and Other Schools in 6th District

U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) announced that eight schools from Maryland’s 6th District will receive funding from Congress through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The eight colleges from Maryland’s 6th District to receive funding include: Montgomery College, Frederick Community College, Hood College, Mount Saint Mary’s University, Hagerstown Community College, Allegany […]

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March 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Message from Councilmember Rice: Complete the Census by April 1

Households in Montgomery County have just two weeks to complete the 2020 Census questionnaire online and meet the target of April 1st. When you respond to the census, you’ll tell the Census Bureau where you live as of April 1, 2020. Here is a message from Councilmember Craig Rice encouraging all households to complete the […]

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March 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Residents Encouraged to Respond to Census by April 1

The 2020 Census count is currently underway. Homes will receive in the mail an invitation to participate in the census from March 12-20. The questionnaire may be completed online, by phone, or by mail. These official Census Bureau mailings will include detailed information and a Census ID for completing the census online. Montgomery County Executive Marc […]

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March 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Officials Urge Residents to Complete Census

Any day now, every household in Montgomery County will receive an invitation to participate in the census. As of March 12, the Census Bureau began mailing invitations to participate in the census. The invitation includes instructions to fill out the form through the internet, by mail or by phone. Every 10 years, the Census Bureau […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Applications for Federal Funding to Benefit Low Income Households in Rockville Available July 18

Applications for federal funding aimed to benefit low-and moderate-income households known as the Community Development Block Grant for Fiscal Year 2018 will be available on the City of Rockville’s website starting July 18, according to a news release. The CDBG grant is a flexible program that provides communities with resources to address a wide range […]

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December 23, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Major Work on Montgomery County Airpark to Begin This Spring

The crumbling pavement on 2,500 feet of taxiways will be restored when major work begins at Montgomery County Airpark. Phase I of the rehabilitation project is set to begin this spring in Gaithersburg. U.S. senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced this fall that a federal grant would pay for the improvements. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong […]

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September 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Van Hollen on I-270 Improvements Push: “We need more than Band-Aids”

A coalition called “Fix270Now” hosted a news conference on Monday in Germantown, announcing its efforts to improve the congestion on the I-270 corridor by reviving state studies that could lead to additional lanes and tolls. The coalition includes local government officials and business leaders. U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, who is also running for Senate seat, […]

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