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February 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Reports: Sides Have Deal to Avert Another Shutdown

News reports say congressional lawmakers Monday night have reached a deal on funding a border wall, which would avoid another federal government shutdown. Details of the deal are expected to be released today. But the news is reporting that the deal offers $1.375 billion for about 55 miles of border fortifications. President Donald Trump started […]

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February 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Manna Collects 14 Tons of Food During MLK Drive

Manna Food Center collected 28,542 pounds of food during the MLK Service Weekend Food Drive on Jan. 19 and 20 at participating Giant Food stores in Montgomery County. Food donations increased by 87 percent from the previous year. Jackie DeCarlo, Manna’s chief executive officer, said many people were motivated because of the federal government shutdown. […]

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January 28, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talk Podcast #5: Will Jawando

Councilmember Will Jawando was our guest on Montgomery Talk, MCM’s podcast on local issues. The conversation ranged from the federal government shutdown to the Law Enforcement Trust and Transparency Act. Have a listen:

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January 25, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Jawando Discusses Shutdown’s Potential Long-term Effects

Within hours of President Trump’s announcement that he and congressional leaders had reached a deal on ending the federal government shutdown, we were talking with Councilmember Will Jawando about the shutdown’s long-term effects on the county. This clip comes from our next Montgomery Talk podcast.  

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January 25, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Nourish Now Helping Furloughed Feds

Nourish Now, a food bank in Rockville, is expanding the number of families they’re helping because of the federal government shutdown.

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January 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

School System Holds Second Job Fair for Furloughed Government Employees

Montgomery County Public Schools is holding a second employment open house for furloughed federal employees and contractors tomorrow, Jan. 18, 2019. Attendees can interview and apply for all open positions in the school system, including teacher, substitute teacher, maintenance staff, bus driver, clerical staff and security staff. Attendees should bring their resume and two forms […]

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