Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro

April 20, 2021 | Rachel Clair

County Council Continues Support for District of Columbia Statehood

The Montgomery County Council will introduce another resolution in support of District of Columbia statehood on Tuesday. The resolution is sponsored by Council President Tom Hucker and Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Evan Glass. This resolution is in support of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Government’s latest resolution, which calls for the District’s statehood. The Metropolitan. Washington […]

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December 9, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Overrides Elrich’s Veto on Lowering Impact Taxes

Montgomery County Council unanimously voted to override County Executive Marc Elrich’s veto of legislation concerning changes to the county impact taxes for transportation and public school improvements. The legislation decreases impact tax revenue with the goal of bringing more housing and business to the county, explained Councilmember Hans Riemer. During the council’s meeting on Tuesday, […]

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November 5, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Commission for Women to Host Covid-19 Listening Tours

The Montgomery County Commission for Women will host a series of virtual listening sessions during the month of November. According to a press release, these virtual sessions will allow women in the county to share how they’ve been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The tours will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with […]

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August 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Leaders React to Biden’s VP Pick Harris

On Tuesday, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced that he’s selected California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. Harris’ candidacy is historic in that she’s the first Black woman and the only South Asian American woman to become a vice presidential nominee. Here’s a look at how Democratic leaders in Montgomery County are […]

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March 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Wheaton Library Closes (VIDEO)

The Wheaton Library has closed so that construction can begin on a new, combined library and community recreation center. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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February 22, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Leggett, Berliner and Navarro Meet with Ambassador Jeffrey Delaurentis in Cuba (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Councilmember Nancy Navarro, and Councilmember Roger Berliner are in Cuba this week as a part of a delegation arranged by the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. According to a news release, the purpose of the trip is to create an opportunity for potential economic and cultural partnerships with Cuba. County […]

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November 21, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Councilmember Navarro Headlines Small Business University Networking Event (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro was the keynote speaker at the Small Business University event held at MCM studios on Nov. 18th. During her address, Councilmember Navarro talked about the various resources available to the small business community in the county. Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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November 20, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Councilmember Nancy Navarro on the County’s Small Business Resources (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro recently headlined a Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Councilmember Navarro discusses the resources available to minority, women, and disabled business owners in the county. You can view Councilmember Navarro’s full Small Business University talk here. The next Small Business University event is […]

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June 16, 2015 | Aline Barros

Three Years After DACA

Karina Velasco, 25, moved to the U.S. 11 years ago from Mexico City. She was 14; attended high school, graduated from Montgomery College, and is scheduled to graduate in December with a bachelor’s degree in social work from University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) at the Universities of Shady Grove campus. Velasco is also a […]

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