Gabe Albornoz

May 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Rep. David Trone Announces Run for Reelection 

Rep. David Trone (D-Md. 6) announced Friday morning that he is running for reelection to his 6th District seat in the House of Representatives. “Leading with compassion, civility, and competence, we’ve been able to accomplish great things, from addressing the addiction and mental health crises ravaging our communities, to reforming our unjust criminal justice system […]

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April 19, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Albornoz: ‘No hay Vacunas sin Citas Previas en el Condado’

En una reunión a la prensa del Concejo del condado de Montgomery, el lunes, el Concejal Gabe Albornoz  respondió sobre la situación que provocó la suspensión temporal de la vacuna Johnson and Johnson, y dice “que son pasos hacía atrás”, pero afirma que aún hay suficientes vacunas de Pfizer y Moderna para que los residentes […]

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April 13, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Residents 16+ Can Now Sign Up for Vaccine

Since Monday, Montgomery County residents older than 16 have been able to preregister to receive the coronavirus vaccine at all state and county operated vaccine clinics. This news comes as coronavirus cases for children have been on the rise across the country—particularly in the state of Michigan, which currently is experiencing the worst outbreak in […]

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April 7, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Concejo Vota Unánimemente para Restringir las Armas de Fuego ‘Fantasma’

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery votó unánimemente para restringir a menores sobre la posesión, uso, venta y transferencia de armas de fuego que no se pueden detectar. La legislación está diseñada para detener lo que se conoce como armas fantasma, cuyas piezas se pueden comprar fácilmente en Internet, según el jefe de policía Marcus […]

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April 6, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Concejo Propone Duplicar el Impuesto a los Cigarrillos Electrónicos

El presidente del concejo del condado de Montgomery, Tom Hucker, propuso el martes duplicar la tasa de impuestos especiales del condado sobre el precio al por mayor de los productos de cigarrillos electrónicos, del actual 30% al 60%. Se llevará a cabo una audiencia pública sobre este aumento el 27 de abril a la 1:30 […]

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April 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Proposes Doubling Tax on E-Cigarettes

Montgomery County Council President Tom Hucker Tuesday proposed doubling the county’s excise tax rate on the wholesale price of electronic cigarette products from the current 30% to 60%. A public hearing on the increase will be held April 27 at 1:30 p.m. If approved, the higher rate would go into effect on July 1. Hucker […]

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March 25, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Unen Esfuerzos para Vacunar a 600 Latinos por Semana en Montgomery y Prince George

Adventist HealthCare, CASA y La Iniciativa de Salud a través de “Our Health and Wellness” lanzaron una asociación para vacunar a 600 latinos por semana en los condados de Montgomery y Prince George, con el fin de que la vacuna COVID-19 esté disponible para las comunidades que han experimentado tasas de vacunación más bajas y […]

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March 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Hucker, Van Hollen Discuss How American Rescue Plan Will Benefit Residents

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen joined Montgomery County Council President Tom Hucker during a virtual media briefing on Monday to discuss the American Rescue Plan Act. The legislation provides additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19. Officials provided an overview of the bill and outlined vital provisions that will benefit Montgomery County residents and […]

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March 9, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Politicians Begin Declaring Re-Election Decisions for Nov. 2022 Race

Six of the nine council seats as well as the county executive position are up for grabs at the November 2022 election. Already, several council members and County Executive Marc Elrich said they will seek re-election. Because of term limits, three councilmembers cannot run again. They are Hans Riemer, Nancy Navarro and Craig Rice. Elrich […]

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February 2, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Council Proclamation Honors Blanca Kling’s Life of Service

The posthumous honors and recognition keep rolling in for Blanca Kling, a community pillar, who died last week. During the Montgomery County Council session on Tuesday, the Proclamation – “Blanca Kling: Honoring a Life of Service” – was issued by Council President Tom Hucker, Council Vice President Gabe Albornoz, Councilmember Nancy Navarro and County Executive Marc […]

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