Maryland General Assembly

January 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan Appoints Jheanelle Wilkins to Maryland House of Delegates

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Jheanelle Wilkins to the Maryland General Assembly. The governor appointed Wilkins to the House of Delegates following the recommendation of the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee. “I am confident that Ms. Wilkins will be a strong advocate for her constituents in Montgomery County in her new role as state […]

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January 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

“21 This Week” Topics: Minimum Wage Legislation, General Assembly (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. Aiken and panelists discuss the minimum wage legislation passed by the County Council, the Maryland General Assembly, and more. This week’s panel of political observers includes Henry Hailstock, Phil Bell, William Askinazi, and Susan Heltemes. You can watch the show in its entirety, below: “21 This Week” airs on Channel 21 […]

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January 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Criminal Justice Issues Discussed at Annual Legislative Forum in Silver Spring

Criminal justice reform was the topic of discussion at the Legislative Forum held Wednesday evening in Silver Spring. The annual event, sponsored by Safe Silver Spring, is a chance for residents to hear from their state-elected officials upcoming public safety legislation that will be under consideration by the Maryland General Assembly. The panel this year […]

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January 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s back to work for state lawmakers: the Maryland General Assembly convenes today at noon. 2. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is holding his second budget forum tonight in Silver Spring. 3. County Council Vice President Hans Riemer and some planning department […]

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January 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

“21 This Week” Topics: Gov. Hogan’s Popularity, General Assembly, and Redistricting Reform (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. Aiken and panelists discuss Maryland Governor Hogan’s popularity, a preview of the top legislative priorities in the Maryland General Assembly. Governor Hogan’s redistricting reform proposal, and more. This week’s panel of political observers includes Sam Statland, Mark Uncapher, Jerry Cave, and Susan Heltemes. You can watch the […]

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December 15, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

County Council President Roger Berliner Responds to Road Kill Bill (VIDEO)

On Wednesday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced at a news conference that the administration’s top legislative priority for the 2017 session of the Maryland General Assembly will be the immediate and full repeal of House Bill 1013, more commonly known as the Road Kill Bill. The bill was passed and became law over the governor’s […]

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December 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Larry Hogan Appoints Will Smith to Fill District 20 Senate Seat (VIDEO)

Governor Larry Hogan announced this week the appointment of Delegate Will Smith to fill the vacant District 20 Maryland Senate seat. According to a news release, the governor made the appointment after receiving recommendations from the Democratic Central Committees Montgomery County. The governor also appointed Delegate Barbara Robinson to fill a vacant Baltimore City senate seat. “I […]

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December 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Watch Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Melanie Wenger, Ilaya Hopkins, Jonathan Sachs, and Henry Hailstock. The Maryland General Assembly reconvenes next month. Mooers and the panel discus county government and business priorities for the session. Jonathan Sachs from the Committee for Montgomery also discuss their legislative priorities. You can […]

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May 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Larry Hogan Signs Noah’s Law (PHOTO & VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan held a bill signing ceremony at the Maryland State House in Annapolis on Thursday to sign a series of bills into law. The Governor was joined by Senate President Mike Miller, Speaker of the House Michael Busch and members of the Maryland General Assembly. The family of Officer Noah Leotta also […]

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May 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Noah’s Law to be Signed by Governor Larry Hogan This Week (VIDEO)

“Noah’s Law” was passed by the Maryland General Assembly on April 11th. The law requires the use of ignition interlocks for convicted drunk drivers. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Officer Noah Leotta’s father, Rich Leotta, says that the law is scheduled to be signed by Governor Larry Hogan on May 19th and will go into effect October […]

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