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March 26, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Concerned Residents Show Solidarity for Asian American, Pacific Islander Community

A crowd of Asian American residents and supporters marched from Sligo Creek Parkway to the Silver Spring Civic Center Friday night, carrying signs against racism – in particular anti-Asian hate and violence. Meghana Narayan, whose family is from Southern India, was still reeling after learning that a man with a gun had killed eight people, […]

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January 26, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Approves Relief Grants for Hotels, Restaurants

The Montgomery County Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to give $6.2 million to hotels and $5 million for restaurants in the county to help them recover from the impact of the coronavirus. The relief grants are needed for hotels because both vacation and business travel have dropped precipitously since Maryland’s stay at home order went into […]

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January 25, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Condado Entra en la Fase 1B de Vacunación para Personas Mayores de 75 Años

Los funcionarios del condado de Montgomery están vacunando a los residentes y empleados de atención médica de primera línea que trabajan en el condado, tanto como sea posible, pero podrían vacunar a más personas contra el COVID-19 si tuvieran dosis adicionales, dijeron los funcionarios el 25 de enero durante una conferencia de prensa. Please join […]

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January 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Enters Vaccination Phase 1B Monday for Those 75 and Older

Montgomery County officials are vaccinating residents and front line health care employees who work in the county as much as possible but could vaccinate more people against COVID-19 if they had additional doses, they said Jan. 25 during a news briefing. On Monday, the county entered Phase 1B, which includes people who are at least […]

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December 1, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Gov. Hogan Outlines Top Priorities in Letter to Biden-Harris Team

With inauguration day about seven weeks away, Gov. Larry Hogan has outlined Maryland’s top priorities in a letter sent to the Biden-Harris transition team Nov 30. Three major priorities were outlined: A COVID-19 stimulus relief package, an infrastructure package and Chesapeake Bay restoration funds. I have written to the Biden-Harris transition team to outline Maryland’s […]

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November 24, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

AAA: Vast Majority Of Marylanders Not Traveling This Thanksgiving

Early indications are that many people around the country are ignoring the CDC’s recommendation to not travel during the Thanksgiving holiday. But in Maryland, it’s a different story. A survey conducted by the Mid-Atlantic AAA indicates nearly 90% of Marylanders are staying home this Thanksgiving. 50% of those cited the COVID-19 pandemic as why they […]

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October 14, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Hogan Appoints Former Communications Director as New Chief of Staff

Governor Hogan appointed Amelia Chassé Alcivar as his new Chief of Staff on Tuesday, according to an official press release. Effective Oct. 26, Chassé Alcivar will take over for Keiffer J. Mitchell, who served as the Acting Chief of Staff since mid-August. Alcivar makes her return to the administration after having served as communications director from 2018-2019 […]

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September 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch: Hogan to Discuss Maryland Adopting Apple, Google COVID-19 Notification Platform at 4:30 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a news conference Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. to update residents on Maryland’s COVID-19 response. Mike Ricci, the governor’s communications director, tweeted that one of the topics Hogan will be talking about is contact tracing. In his tweet, Ricci linked to an article about how Apple’s iOS 13.7 update, available now, […]

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August 11, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Votes Will Be Cast at Centers, Not Local Polling Places

With not nearly enough election judges signed up to work election day and fears of long lines during the global pandemic, Gov. Larry Hogan issued a proclamation saying he agreed with the Maryland State Board of Elections’ plan to open vote centers throughout the state rather than using individual local voting places. The BOE unanimously […]

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August 7, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Councilmember Jawando Tweet: ‘Any Outbreak at a School is on you Governor Hogan’

Following County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles’ turnaround, enabling nonpublic schools to welcome students into physical classrooms at the start of the new year, Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando shot back. “Any outbreak at a school is on you @GovLarryHogan. So much for leaving decisions to localities and doctors. Shameful,” Jawando tweeted. You conveniently left […]

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