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July 19, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Juez Federal Falla en Contra de DACA, Prohíbe la Aprobación de Nuevas Solicitudes

El viernes, un juez federal de Texas falló en contra del programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA, por sus siglas en inglés). El juez, Andrew Hanen, dijo en un documento de 77 páginas que el programa es ilegal y le ordenó al Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS, por sus siglas […]

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July 6, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Pagos de Crédito Tributario para Hijos Comienzan el 15 de Julio

A partir del 15 de julio, muchas familias trabajadoras en todo el país recibirán pagos mensuales para apoyar las necesidades del cuidado infantil. Incluido en el Plan de Rescate Estadounidense, que el presidente Joe Biden promulgó en marzo, hay un Crédito Tributario por Hijos ampliado, que aumenta el crédito a $3,600 por niño para niños de […]

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July 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Child Tax Credit Payments Begin July 15

Many working families across the nation are about to receive monthly payments to support childcare needs beginning July 15. Included in the American Rescue Plan, which President Joe Biden signed into law in March, is an expanded Child Tax Credit, which increases the credit to $3,600 per child for children ages 5 and under, and […]

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June 25, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Trone on Infrastructure: What’s in It for Montgomery County?

After months of negotiations, President Joe Biden announced Thursday that a bipartisan infrastructure deal has been struck between a group of Democratic and Republican senators. According to Axios, “The deal will cost $1.2 trillion over eight years, or $974 billion over five years and offers more than $550 billion in new spending.” President Biden emerges […]

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June 11, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Still Hopeful About Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

Gov. Larry Hogan said in Gaithersburg on Thursday that he’s still hopeful about Congress pushing through a bipartisan infrastructure deal. On Tuesday, the negotiations between the White House and Senate Republicans ended after the two parties couldn’t reach an agreement to improve the nation’s infrastructure. President Biden’s initial plan proposed a $2.3 trillion package; the Republicans […]

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May 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces High School Graduation Dates, Speakers

More than 11,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Wednesday, June 2, and will end Thursday, June 17. Last year, MCPS held virtual graduation ceremonies, but this year each school’s commencement ceremony will be in person and […]

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March 11, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

County to Receive Millions in Aid Through Biden’s COVID-19 Relief Bill

After President Joe Biden signs his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill into law on Friday, Maryland will receive over $6 billion in direct monetary aid — including millions for Montgomery County and several of its city governments. Marylanders will also receive funds for various other purposes through the act known as the American Rescue Plan, […]

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March 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

In Video Message, Fauci Urges Residents to Continue Following Health Measures

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Chief Medical Adviser to President Joe Biden, urged Montgomery County residents to continue following health safety measures. In a video message played during Tuesday’s county council meeting, Fauci said, “Now is the time to keep our foot on the accelerator with […]

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March 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Recibe el Primer Envío de Vacunas de Johnson & Johnson

El gobierno del condado de Montgomery anunció en Twitter que el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos recibió su primer envío de 1,600 dosis de las vacunas COVID-19 de Johnson & Johnson / Janssen. A diferencia de las vacunas Pfizer y Moderna, solo se necesita una dosis de la vacuna Johnson & Johnson para combatir […]

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March 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County DHHS Receives First Shipment of Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

Montgomery County Government announced on Twitter that the Department of Health and Human Services has received its first shipment of 1,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccines. Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, only one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is necessary to fight the coronavirus. 🆕 @MoCoDHHS has received its […]

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