John Hurson

March 16, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Maryland’s Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: The Nation and Maryland’s respond to the coronavirus pandemic by closing schools, cancelling sporting events, and businesses turn to telework. Will the Maryland General Assembly adjourns early or stay in session? This week’s panel of political […]

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March 9, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Are We Prepared for Coronavirus?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Gov. Hogan declares state of emergency in Maryland after three cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Montgomery County. Where will the Maryland General Assembly find enough money for Kirwan educational funding? With Joe Biden leading in […]

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February 10, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: State of Race Relations

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Larry Hogan’s State of the State Address. Democrat Kweisi Mfume and Republican Kimberly Klacik will face off in race to fill Rep. Elijah Cumming’s seventh district seat. Are race relations better now under the Trump administration? […]

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November 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Thin Blue Line Flag Controversy

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the benefits of Rockville’s vote by mail election, the Thin Blue Line Flag controversy, the County Council passing legislation mandating work hours for janitors, and Michael Bloomberg’s potential presidential bid. This week’s panel of political observers […]

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October 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS Lowers Substitute Teacher Requirements, Underage Vaping

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss underage use of vaping products, standards for substitute teachers lowered by MCPS, and the sudden death of Congressman Elijah Cummings. This week’s panel of political observers features John Hurson, Nicolee Ambrose, Laurie Halverson, and Cynthia Rubenstein. […]

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July 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Maryland Ranks Low Nationally for Business

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss a recent study that ranked Virginia number one for business and Maryland number 31, charges filed against a Montgomery County police officer for use of excessive force during an arrest, what caused the negative reactions at […]

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June 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill?

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss Hogan’s letter to the U.S. Treasury regarding putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, Marc Elrich’s comment about middle-class housing in Montgomery County, transportation woes, and the Democrats continue to […]

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June 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Monorail to Ease I-270 Traffic Congestion?

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss the outcome of state legislation from the Maryland General Assembly, a proposed monorail from Frederick to Rockville to alleviate traffic congestion on I-270, and the fallout from Bob Mueller’s recent […]

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May 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Cuts to Promised County Employee Raises

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss the Council cut to promised County employee pay increases, the resignation of Baltimore Mayor Pugh, the vote for Maryland House Speaker, and more. This week’s panel of political observers […]

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April 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Fiscal Impact Statements for New County Legislation?

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss Council legislation to require fiscal impact statements, who will be the next Maryland House Speaker, Hogan’s presidential aspirations, and the Mueller report. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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