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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 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 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: County 2020 Budget, Speed Cameras

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the tax implications of the County’s budget, speed cameras generate $16 million in revenue for the County, is the County government safe from a ransomware attack, and the social media video of a County police officer […]

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May 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Relief to Traffic Congestion Nowhere in Sight

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aikens and the panel discuss traffic congestion, climate change, the Damascus High School rape scandal, the new mayor of Baltimore and the fallout from the Mueller report. This week’s panel of political observers features Elbridge James, Evan Young, Laurie Halverson, and […]

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April 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Women in Politics, Remembering Mike Busch

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 Maryland legislative session, Montgomery County under new management, women in politics, and the unexpected death of Maryland House Speaker Mike Busch. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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October 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: School Calendar, Short Term Rental Regulations (VIDEO)

Susan Heltemes is the guest host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss next year’s public school calendar, the new guidelines for short term rentals in Montgomery County, and a look at the upcoming Maryland Gubernatorial race. This week’s panel of political observers includes Sam Statland, […]

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September 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Ficker to Address Montgomery Republicans

The Montgomery County GOP for District 17 meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the MCGOP headquarters, 15833 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville. Guest speaker is Robin Ficker, Republican candidate for county executive. Dr. Jill Biden will speak to the Women’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County at the Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road. The […]

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June 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Ocean City Swimsuit Policy, Maryland Sues Trump (VIDEO)

Susan Heltemes hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss the swimsuit policy for Ocean City, Attorney General Brian Frosh’s lawsuit against President Trump, and civility in politics. This week’s panel of political observers includes Henry Hailstock, Mark Uncapher, Laurie Halverson, and John Hurson. You can watch the show in its […]

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May 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week Talk School Bus Camera Program, Political Endorsements (VIDEO)

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, the panel discuss an alarming report on the number of drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses, a petition to limit early endorsements in Maryland Democratic gubernatorial party, and President Trump’s first international trip. This week’s […]

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May 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

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“21 This Week” Covers Proposed Recordation Tax Increase, Governor Hogan Moves to Reduce State Fees (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of “21 This Week.”  Aiken and the panel discuss Montgomery County Council’s plan to increase the recordation tax;  Prince George’s County Council’s recent ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking; Governor Hogan’s plan to reduce 155 state fees; and the Obama administration guidance to public schools regarding transgender students. This week’s panel […]

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