Mark Uncapher

July 26, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Hogan’s I-270 and I-495 Plan Gets a Boost

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: It appears that Gov. Hogan’s push to expand the Capital Beltway and I-270 is gaining support. ( 0:57 ) Councilmember Will Jawando introduced a bill to extend pandemic limits on rent increases for a year. ( […]

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July 19, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Montgomery County’s Draft Land Use Plan

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Montgomery County is working on a new 50-year plan for land use titled Thrive Montgomery 2050. A coalition of 29 neighborhood associations wrote to the County Council requesting significant changes to the initial draft plan. Special […]

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June 28, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Maryland Gubernatorial Race; States Attorney Race

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Long-serving Montgomery County States Attorney John McCarthy has two challengers in the upcoming primary election ( 18:46 ) With 6,000 county renters seeking rent assistance, what will happen after Aug. 15 when the moratorium on evictions […]

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June 6, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Hogan Vetoes Immigration and Parole Reform Bills

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Maryland Gov. Hogan vetoes immigration and parole reform bills. ( 1:03 ) With many restrictions lifted in the county, how soon will residents give up their masks? (10:17) Councilmember Hans Riemer announces his candidacy for County […]

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May 24, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS Boundary Analysis Report is In

Mark Uncapher is the guest host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Uncapher and the panel discuss: Should Maryland provide a tax break for those vaccinated for COVID? ( 0:58 ) The school boundary analysis report is complete for Montgomery County schools. (7:22) Should a Maglev train be built […]

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May 11, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: County May Receive 3,000 Unaccompanied Minors

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Montgomery County may receive up to 3,000 unaccompanied minors from the latest border surge ( 1:18 ) Recently released emails from Dr. Travis Gayles cause a controversy ( 9:11  ) Adam Pagnucco, former County Council Chief […]

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May 3, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: County Relaxes COVID-19 Restrictions

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Gov. Hogan lifts outdoor mask requirement.  ( 1:03 ) County relaxes COVID-19 restrictions based on vaccination rate. ( 3:36 ) Two new candidates enter race to succeed Lary Hogan. ( 13:20 ) President Biden delivers first […]

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April 19, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: New Laws in Maryland, Rutherford Not Running for Governor in 2022

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: The new police reform bill passed by the General Assembly last week ( 1:06 ) Counties now have income tax authority ( 12:23 ) Lt. Governor Boyds Rutherford announces that he will not run for governor […]

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April 12, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Maryland General Assembly Adjourns April 12

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Governor Hogan opens vaccination sites for all Marylanders 16 years and older. ( 1:02 ) A look at what bills will pass in the current General Assembly session. ( 7:13 ) The County Council passed a […]

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March 26, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Statehood for D.C., County Executive Race

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Governor Hogan recently spoke out against Asian discrimination  (0:57) Statehood for Washington, D.C. (8:10) The upcoming County Executive race in 2022 (17:12) How to promote job growth in the county (11:38) This week’s panel of political […]

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