Mark Uncapher

November 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: County Council Passes Racial Equity Legislation

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the passage of the County’s Racial Equity bill, County Executive Elrich’s push to legalize the sale of marijuana to fund education, the process to replace Elijah Cummings, and whether the impeachment inquiry is winning over undecided […]

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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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November 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Are Taxes Increasing to Fund Kirwan Commission Recommendations?

Mark Uncapher hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Uncapher and the panel discuss the Washington Nationals World Series championship run, tax implications to implement education recommendations from the Kirwan Commission, County owned liquor stores lose $5 million a year, and the best way to reduce gridlock on I-270. This […]

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October 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS School Boundary Study May Address Community Segregation

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss desegregating the county schools, Maryland Senate President Mike Miller steps down, and what may be next for Governor Larry Hogan. This week’s panel of political observers features Elbridge James, Mark Uncapher, Laurie Halverson, and Susan Hoffmann. […]

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September 16, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Dangers of Vaping; Judicial Watch Alleges Voter Fraud

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the dangers of vaping, County Council proclamation recognizing the New York Times Magazine 1619 project, Judicial Watch alleges voter fraud, and opposition to the County Executive’s ‘sanctuary policies’ grows. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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July 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Expansion of Accessory Dwelling Units in Montgomery County

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the Council’s decision to allow accessory dwelling units, the County Executive’s decision to ban cooperation with ICE, the location of the new recycling center, the financial problems of the National Philharmonic Orchestra and a look back […]

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July 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Is Montgomery County Bad for Small Business?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss a report that shows Montgomery County losing small businesses, a recent bill introduced by councilmember Tom Hucker to require landlords to install air conditioning units, why the County Executive seems unable to fill key top positions, […]

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July 1, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Bethesda and Silver Spring Building Freeze

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss proposed changes by the Federal Communications Commission regarding funding for public access TV stations, the county imposes a building freeze on parts of Bethesda and Silver Spring, the Supreme Court ruling in Maryland gerrymandering case, and […]

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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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April 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Another Potomac Crossing?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the need for another bridge over the Potomac, the impact of the recent County Council attacks on the police, and an update on the Maryland legislative session as it draws to a close on April 8. […]

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