Montgomery County Council

December 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Officials Address Committee for Montgomery at Legislative Breakfast

Maryland and Montgomery County officials spoke at the Committee for Montgomery’s 2018 Annual Legislative Breakfast. The Committee for Montgomery consists of county leaders who promote policies to increase opportunities for county residents. More specifically, they support education policies and promote economic and infrastructure development that would benefit the county. At the breakfast, Senator Chris Van […]

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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 11., Christmas is in 14 days, and here’s five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Elrich Listening Session: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a listening session from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Poolesville High School. Watch the session live, here. 2. Toy Drive: The Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department is hosting an […]

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Senator Cardin on Immigration Reform, Hate Speech, & Small Business Support

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin spoke about immigration reform and his support for small businesses at the 18th Annual Minority Legislative Breakfast. The breakfast united Maryland’s politicians and Montgomery County’s minority business leaders. Further, it provided a space to discuss legislative priorities. During his speech, Cardin shared his “priorities for the next congress.” In doing so, […]

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Politicians Meet with Minority Business Leaders Over Breakfast

The Minority Legislative Breakfast brought together politicians throughout Maryland to hear the legislative priorities of minority business leaders. Indeed, the African American Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County, the Asian American Political Alliance, and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County hosted this event, which featured speeches from federal, state, and county level politicians. Above […]

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December 3, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Officials Pay Tribute to President George H.W. Bush

Since the passing of the 41st President of the United State, George H.W. Bush, there’s been an outcry of support from Maryland officials. Here’s how different elected officials in Maryland paid tribute to President Bush. Governor Larry Hogan President George H.W. Bush was a true patriot and statesman who embodied the decency and selfless service […]

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November 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Council Unanimously Approves Bicycle Master Plan

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved the Bicycle Master Plan Tuesday, Nov. 27. The plan includes a network of more than 1,000 miles of trails, paths and protected bike lanes. The County hopes the plan will meet the following three goals: make the County a world-class bicycling community; provide access to a comfortable, safe and connected […]

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November 27, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 27 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 27, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Get to know your County Exec-elect: Marc Elrich is holding a listening session tonight at East County Community Center in Silver Spring from 7:30 – 9 p.m. 2. Council is in session: Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 2:30 p.m. The meetings […]

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November 15, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

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Elrich Postpones Potomac Listening Session Thursday

Due to weather, County Executive-elect Marc Elrich is postponing his “listening session” scheduled for tonight at Cabin John Middle School in Potomac. His transition team plans to re-schedule the event for a future date. For more information, see the press release below: For Immediate Release: November 15, 2018 Media Contact: Scott Peterson, 202-277-9412, Scott.Peterson2@montgomerycountymd.gov First […]

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November 14, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Election Talk 2018 Panel On Marc Elrich, Amazon HQ2, and the “Pink Wave”

The Election Talk 2018 Panel aired on Wednesday, Nov. 8. The panel was hosted by MCM’s Doug Tallman. The panel included Susan Heltemes, a political strategist; Sean Winkler, a Maryland political consultant and lobbyist; and Valerie Ervin, a former Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate. Watch recaps from the episode below. Here the panel discusses whether, or […]

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November 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Smith Issues Statement on Damascus High Students’ Rape Charges

The Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent, Jack Smith, issued a statement Saturday on the Oct. 31st Damascus High School hazing incident that resulted in five students charged with rape. MCPS Community – Please read this important message from Superintendent Smith regarding Damascus High School https://t.co/Aa8JK3Us3E — MCPS (@MCPS) November 3, 2018 Previous posts Update: Three […]

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