Jheanelle Wilkins

July 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

State Del. Wilkins: ‘The Robert White Case is Really Part of a Pattern in Montgomery County’

As of Thursday, a petition to reopen the investigation into the Montgomery County police officer, Anand Badgujar, who shot and killed an unarmed black man on June 11, 2018, has received more the 740 signatures. MyMCMedia spoke to Del. Jheanelle Wilkins, who has publicly expressed her support for the petition. Wilkins called the investigation into Robert White’s […]

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July 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

State Delegate Wilkins Inspired by ‘Moral Courage’ of John Lewis

State Del. Jheanelle Wilkins, who represents Maryland’s 20th District, spoke to MyMCMedia about the passing of Congressman John Lewis. Here’s what she had to say about the civil rights icon.

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July 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Local Leaders Slam Hogan for Rejecting Universal Mail-In-Ballots in November

Gov. Larry Hogan announced in a statement Wednesday that he’s directed the State Board of Elections to conduct normal, in person voting—as well as early voting—for the presidential election on November 3, “with enhanced voting options in light of the #COVID19 pandemic.” In a letter to State Board of Elections Chairman Michael Cogan, Hogan said, […]

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April 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 27 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, April 27. 1. Dance and Laughter for Total Wellness: Montgomery County Public Libraries offer numerous virtual programs for all ages. Find a list of the programs here. This zoom event at 11 a.m. is led by Kumud Mathur is intended for adults and seniors. […]

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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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