Jheanelle Wilkins

November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Takes Aim at Elrich for Banning ‘Thin Blue Line’ Flag

Gov. Larry Hogan has taken aim at County Executive Marc Elrich’s decision to ban a “Thin Blue Line” flag from being hung at the Germantown District police station. On Oct. 30, Montgomery County Police Department tweeted a photo of a wooden Thin Blue Line flag crafted by a young boy as a gift to Germantown […]

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August 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officials Identify One-Third of County Apartments as ‘At Risk’ or ‘Troubled’

County Executive Marc Elrich held a press conference Thursday to announce the completion of a two-year apartment building inspection project. During the two-year initiative, the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) inspected 22,199 apartment units. Overall, they discovered 31,000 violations—96% of which were corrected. Violations were given one of three labels based […]

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January 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things To Know Today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. County Executive Ike Leggett will hold the fourth County Budget Public Forum for Fiscal Year 2018 at the Silver Spring Civic Building starting at 7 p.m. 2. Jheanelle Wilkins will be sworn in as the state delegate representing District 20 today following yesterday’s […]

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January 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan Appoints Jheanelle Wilkins to Maryland House of Delegates

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Jheanelle Wilkins to the Maryland General Assembly. The governor appointed Wilkins to the House of Delegates following the recommendation of the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee. “I am confident that Ms. Wilkins will be a strong advocate for her constituents in Montgomery County in her new role as state […]

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January 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

A Conversation With State Delegate Elect-Jheanelle Wilkins

The Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee (MCDCC) has elected Jheanelle Wilkins to fill the vacant Maryland state delegate seat for Maryland’s 20th Legislative District covering Silver Spring and Takoma Park. Wilkins will succeed former Delegate Will Smith, who will serve the remaining term in the office of State Senator for District 20 after the seat […]

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February 6, 2016 | Willie James Inman

“State of Black Montgomery” Shines Light on African-American Issues (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The African-American Democratic Club of Montgomery County (AADCMC) hosted its Third Annual State of Black Montgomery and Democratic Forum on Saturday in Silver Spring. In this MyMCMedia video, political leaders and residents discuss key issues affecting the African-American community in Montgomery County. Gaithersburg resident Laurie-Anne Sayles is the President of the AADCMC. “We raise issues […]

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