Gabe Albornoz

March 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s What Happened at the Racial Equity Forum in Silver Spring

County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro officially started a conversation to address racial disparities that exist in the county Wednesday night at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The “Community Conversation on Racial Equity & Social Justice” event included the ideas of residents who were there to share  ideas with officials about how […]

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March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Student Leaders at Richard Montgomery Meet Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Students involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program see John Lewis as a rockstar. Because of history teacher Jerome Price, 25 freshmen leaders met with Rep. Lewis for about an hour and a half on Wednesday (they only expected to speak with him for a half hour!). What an honor! @MCPS Richard Montgomery […]

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February 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Gabe Albornoz Describes How Federal Shutdown Hurts County

Councilmember Gabe Albornoz says another federal shutdown would have hurt more than just the federal workers in Montgomery County, but also the tens of thousands of people who receive federal services. Nonprofits told the council that they were one or two months from a financial crisis themselves if the shutdown didn’t end. Albornoz is the […]

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January 24, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Nonprofits Provide Bleak Assessments as Shutdown Continues

Montgomery County nonprofits gave bleak assessments Thursday of how they’re faring with the federal government shutdown. They aren’t receiving grants and the demand for their services is growing. Here’s what they told the Health and Human Services Committee of the Montgomery County Council:

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December 3, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Inaugurates County Executive Marc Elrich and 19th Council

The inauguration of County Executive-elect Marc Elrich and the 19th Montgomery County Council took place Monday morning. The ceremony was broadcast live on County Cable Montgomery (Channel 6 in the standard format, Channels 996 and 1056 in high definition on Comcast and RCN; Channel 30 on Verizon) and streamed live on County Cable Montgomery Facebook […]

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December 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive and Council Inauguration Set For Dec. 3 at Strathmore

The inaugural ceremony for Montgomery County Executive-elect Marc Elrich and the 19th Montgomery County Council is set for Monday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. at the Music Hall at Strathmore. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for entrance. Tickets will be provided immediately before the event starting at 9:30 […]

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July 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

What Six Winning Candidates Had to Say

We invited primary winners to stop by the Montgomery Community Media studios to discuss their victories. Here’s what they had to say: Patricia O’Neill, winner of the nonpartisan primary for Montgomery County Board of Education District 3 Julie Reiley, winner of the nonpartisan primary for Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large: Robert Dyer, winner of […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Gabe Albornoz (D) Notes Priorities if Elected to the County Council

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Gabe Albornoz fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 14. Albornoz responds to a question about what their accomplishments will be if elected to the County Council. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Gabe Albornoz (D) Talks About Montgomery County’s Business Climate

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Gabe Albornoz fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 14.  Albornoz responds to a question about the recent perception that the County is not business friendly. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Gabe Albornoz (D) Talks About Traffic Congestion and Transportation Projects

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Gabe Albornoz fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 14. Albornoz responds to a question about traffic congestion and his position on current transportation projects like Bus Rapid Transit, Corridor Cities Transitway, and Purple Line. Albornoz’s rebuttal to a transportation projects […]

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