Maryland State Senator Cheryl Kagan

October 26, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Early Voters in Rockville Not Fazed by Hour Plus Wait

On the first day of early voting in Maryland, voters at the County Executive Office Building in Rockville waited in an average of 75 minutes in line to cast their ballot. According to the MoCo Votes mobile app, the Executive Office Building had some of the longest wait times in the county for the first […]

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September 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

What Happens if Someone Photocopies an Online Ballot?

In Maryland, residents will receive applications to request a mail-in ballot to vote in the November 2020 general election. Residents can also request a ballot to be delivered by mail, fax or electronically. Ballots must be completed by hand and delivered by mail or in-person. If you choose to receive an online ballot, you must […]

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May 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Leaders React to Hogan Vetoing Major Education Legislation

On Thursday, Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed several bills passed in the General Assembly, explaining, “it would be irresponsible to allow legislation that requires increasing spending to become law.” One of the bills Hogan vetoed included the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future, which was recommended by the Kirwan Commission. The Blueprint was multibillion effort to overhaul the state’s […]

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November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Takes Aim at Elrich for Banning ‘Thin Blue Line’ Flag

Gov. Larry Hogan has taken aim at County Executive Marc Elrich’s decision to ban a “Thin Blue Line” flag from being hung at the Germantown District police station. On Oct. 30, Montgomery County Police Department tweeted a photo of a wooden Thin Blue Line flag crafted by a young boy as a gift to Germantown […]

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July 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Leaders Recognize Outstanding Public Safety Officers

On Friday, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce honored public safety officials at its annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center in Gaithersburg. View this post on Instagram @gburggermantownchamber and county officials honored many public safety officers on Friday for their service and dedication to keeping the Montgomery County community safe. Stay […]

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May 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Local Officials Excited to Meet Authors at Gaithersburg Book Fest

Some of the biggest authors are coming from around the world to attend the 10th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The night before the big event, authors are invited to mingle with one another at a VIP Authors Reception. Local politicians came up for the pre-festival celebration, including Gaithersburg […]

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February 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Senate Approves Legislation to Add Unspecified Gender Option on License

The Maryland State Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would allow for a gender-neutral option when it comes to Marylanders indicating their sex on their legal form of identification. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Will Smith of Montgomery County District 20. It was also co-sponsored by Sen. Cheryl C. Kagan who represents District 17. It […]

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January 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland and Montgomery County Politicians Tweet Their Shutdown Frustrations

Maryland and Montgomery County politicians have taken to Twitter over the past couple of weeks to air their frustrations with the federal government shutdown. Here’s a look at what they’ve been saying. Gov. Larry Hogan I am disgusted by the lack of concern for hardworking employees who will go unpaid this week. No one in […]

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October 30, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

SVN Showcases Peruvian-American Art During New Location Grand Opening

SVN | Wright Commercial, a commercial real estate brokerage firm, celebrated its new location in Rockville with a ribbon-cutting and open house on Friday. The ceremony which took place at its new office, located at 1570 E. Jefferson Street, featured a reception for local artist Roxana Rojas-Luzon. Maryland State Senator Cheryl Kagan, Rockville Mayor Bridget […]

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November 7, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Local Businesses Recognized for Helping Nonprofits at CVC Luncheon (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) of Montgomery County held their 2016 annual luncheon and awards ceremony on Friday to recognize local businesses for their successful volunteer programs. The CVC educates local businesses on how to partner with and support non-profits in need by helping them create successful volunteer and charitable programs. In this extra video, […]

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