Maryland General Assembly

May 13, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Democratic Club of Riderwood Hosts Pair of State Delegates from District 14

While the 2016 presidential campaign dominates the headlines, state and local issues interest residents of Riderwood, too. To stay informed, the resident-led Democratic Club of the Erickson Living retirement community hosted State Delegates Eric Luedtke and Pam Queen, each representing Montgomery County in District 14. The delegates provided an overview of the recently completed 2016 […]

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April 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Praises Work of County Delegation in Annapolis (VIDEO)

The Maryland legislative session wrapped up in April. County Executive Ike Leggett was joined by other elected officials in Annapolis at a news briefing. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 29, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Governor Hogan Releases Statement on Final Passage of FY 2017 Budget in Maryland General Assembly

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has released the following statement in response to the final passage of the FY 2017 budget in the Maryland General Assembly: “I would like to thank Senate President Miller, Speaker Busch and the leadership and members of the Senate and House for their tremendous work in finalizing the FY 2017 budget. […]

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February 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Maryland State Senate Overrides Governor Hogan’s Veto on Felon Voting Rights (VIDEO)

The Maryland State Senate overrode Governor Larry Hogan’s veto on reinstating voting rights to released felons, on Tuesday. The law, which will go into effect in March, will allow nearly 40,000 Maryland felons, who are on probation or parole, the right to vote. The law was passed in a narrow partisan, 29-18 vote. Hogan vetoed the […]

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January 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Governor Hogan Presents Fiscal Update (VIDEO & PHOTO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan presented updates on Maryland’s fiscal outlook, ahead of the Fiscal Year 2017 budget at a news conference held on Thursday. Hogan’s proposed budget fully funds all General Assembly statutory obligations, which accounts for 83 percent of the operating budget. The Hogan administration plans to introduce a bill aimed to control mandated […]

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December 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Officials Work to Combat Sexual Trafficking at Safe Silver Spring Forum

Members of the state delegation to the Maryland General Assembly and community members will discuss legislative solutions and other initiatives to curb sexual trafficking at a Safe Silver Spring forum Thursday, Dec. 10th. The forum will be held at the Health Sciences Center on the Takoma Park campus of Montgomery College from 7 to 9 […]

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November 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

“Cathy Drzyzgula Day” in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg hosted a reception on Nov. 16th to celebrate and to thank former Gaithersburg City Councilmember Cathy Drzyzgula for her years of dedication and service. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Related:

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November 18, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Maryland State Senator Cheryl Kagan Honors Cathy Drzyzgula (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Maryland State Senator Cheryl Kagan presents former City Councilmember Cathy Drzyzgula with a Maryland General Assembly citation for her years of public service. Drzyzgula was honored on Nov. 16 for her years of service to the city of Gaithersburg. She served as a City Councilmember for eight years and as […]

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May 29, 2015 | Krista Brick

Clubs of Color Conference in Silver Spring

A collaboration of organizations are uniting under a common goal on Saturday to mobilize the minority vote and elect more legislators of color. Laurie-Anne Sayles, president of the African American Democratic Club said the group is coming together to discuss the 2015 legislative session and prepare for the next one. “Our common interests are strengthening […]

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May 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

Andrews: Public Election Fund Will Revolutionize Elections (VIDEO)

The recently approved Montgomery County fiscal 2016 budget includes funding for a new Public Election Fund that will allow candidates for County Council and County Executive to qualify for partial public financing for their campaigns. Here’s what former County Councilmember Phil Andrews had to say about the fund. Since 2001, members of the Montgomery County […]

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