League of Women Voters

September 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Get to Know Candidates for Rockville’s 2019 Election

The City of Rockville is conducting a Vote by Mail election for mayor and four councilmembers on Tuesday, Nov. 5. City officials are inviting residents to attend three candidate forums. The forums with will be broadcast live on Rockville 11 (channel 11 on county cable systems) and live-streamed at Rockville 11’s website. Tuesday, Sept. 24: […]

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February 25, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Feb. 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 25. How about that wind last night? Here’s today’s forecast. 1. Racial Disparities: Democratic Party chair Maya Rockeymoore Cummings and Tiffany Bowman, a member of the Montgomery County Commission for Women, will discuss economic, health and other disparities, the status of the black middle class and the barriers to progress. The […]

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November 27, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Signs Executive Order to Create Emergency Redistricting Commission

Governor Larry Hogan is calling on Marylanders to apply for an emergency redistricting commission to redraw the legislative lines in District 6. The commission comes in response to a federal judge ordering the district to be redrawn. Yesterday, Hogan signed an executive order, calling for a nonpartisan Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering. “This […]

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October 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Elaine Apter, Ashley Inderfurth, Katy Cain, and Brandy Simms. Mooers and the panel discuss the League of Women Voters study of bail with Elaine Apter, the Choose Respect program for teens with Ashley Inderfurth, the new landscape installation in Derwood by the Rock […]

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October 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Shirley Brandman, Ralph Watkins, Diane Vu, and Diana Barney. Mooers and the panel discuss what the public school district is doing to alleviate the problem of teacher shortages with Shirley Brandman, the work of the League of Women Voters with Ralph Watkins, the […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Candidates’ Forum Monday at Gaithersburg High

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Council of PTAs and the  NAACP (Montgomery County Chapter) hosted a Board of Education candidates forum at Gaithersburg High School Monday, April 23. The forum included Ryan Arbuckle, Timur Edib, Marwa Omar Ibrahim, Julie Reiley, Brandon Orman Rippeon, John A. Robertson, Karla Silvestre, and Stephen Sugg […]

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February 26, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for Feb. 26

Here are five things you need to know today, Monday, Feb. 26 in Montgomery County: 1. Women in Politics: The League of Women Voters hosts a forum from 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. on Women in Politics. The event takes place at the Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. 2. Council in Session: The Montgomery County […]

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December 16, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Mooers’ guests include Jackie DeCarlo, Mike Ball, Fred Evans, and Elaine Apter. Mooers and the panel discuss Manna Food and their preparations for supporting clients during the cold winter months, EveryMind’s Serving Together program for veterans, the recent Committee for Montgomery’s Legislative Breakfast, and the […]

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June 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Twitter Reacts to Trump Climate Change Announcement

President Donald Trump’s announcement that he was pulling the United States out of the Paris climate change agreement, sparked local officials to take to Twitter: Reneging on #ParisAccord harms our standing as a world leader, risks our economy, & threatens the world that our descendants must inhabit. — Brian Frosh (@BrianFrosh) June 1, 2017 President […]

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April 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Watch Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Nancy Soreng, Leslie Wilcox, Shruti Bhatnagar, and Susan Kirk. Mooers and the panel discuss the results from the Maryland General Assembly with Nancy Soreng, an upcoming environmental festival known as GreenFest with Leslie Wilcox, the launch of a new nonprofit Communities United Against Hate […]

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