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August 4, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Council Approves $3 Million for African American Communities Facing Disparities During COVID-19

Montgomery County councilmembers unanimously approved the special appropriation for the African American Health Program Executive Committee Targeted COVID-19 Response during a session on Tuesday, With this comprehensive strategy, more than $3 million would go towards continuous coronavirus response efforts that will focus on county zip codes with high numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases and where African […]

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July 31, 2020 | Samantha Subin

County Council Unanimously Votes to Recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday that will recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Typically, the second Monday of October is associated with Columbus Day, a holiday that has come under fire in recent years. According to the resolution, Columbus committed numerous crimes against Native peoples and recognizing […]

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July 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Encuentro Virtual en Español sobre Covid-19 para Residentes de Montgomery

Este jueves 30 de julio a las 7:00 p.m. se llevará a cabo un encuentro virtual en español, enfocado a responder preguntas e inquietudes de los residentes del condado de Montgomery sobre: Recursos para COVID-19 Esfuerzos del Condado de Montgomery para mantener la salud de sus residentes Derechos y Protección al Inquilino Seguridad Alimentaria El […]

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July 29, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo Aprueba $5.59 Millones para crear la Iniciativa ‘Por Tu Salud y Bienestar’

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery aprobó en pleno, el martes 28, $5.59 millones de dólares para hacer realidad la iniciativa “Por Nuestra Salud y Bienestar” patrocinada por los dos concejales hispanos Gabe Albornoz y Nancy Navarro. Dicha iniciativa tiene el objetivo de desplegar recursos de salud que sean culturalmente competentes, pruebas COVID-19 y educación […]

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July 17, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Navarro Selected for Board of Education’s Public Education Award in Individual Pioneer Category

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro has been chosen by the Board of Education to receive the Public Education Award in the Individual Pioneer category for her work in improve students’ lives, according to a Montgomery County news release. The Board of Education established these awards in 1997 to “recognize and show appreciation to individuals, groups, […]

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July 17, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Asignación Especial para Abordar la Lucha contra COVID-19 en los Hispanos

Los miembros del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, Gabe Albornoz y Nancy Navarro, planean presentar el 21 de julio una asignación especial: “Por Nuestra Salud y Bienestar”, una iniciativa que busca proporcionar servicios sociales y de salud relacionados con COVID-19, diseñados para atacar las necesidades de los residentes latinos del condado. En todo el país […]

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July 17, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Special Appropriation Introduced to Address Fight Against COVID-19 Spread Within Latino Communities

Montgomery County Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz and Nancy Navarro are planning to introduce a special appropriation on July 21 to create Por Nuestra Salud y Bienestar (For Our Health and Wellbeing), an initiative to provide health and social services related to COVID-19 that are tailored to the needs of the county’s Latino residents. Across the country […]

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July 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

74% de los Nuevos Pacientes de Covid-19 en Montgomery son Hispanos

Según reportó el periódico The Washington Post en un artículo, los datos más recientes muestran que los 200,000 residentes hispanos del condado de Montgomery representan más de dos tercios de las nuevas infecciones, a pesar de que son sólo una quinta parte de la población del condado. Los defensores atribuyen la disparidad en parte a […]

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July 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Preocupación por la Propuesta de Recorte Presupuestario de $66 Millones

El Ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, propuso $66 millones en recortes presupuestarios para el próximo año fiscal, incluida una reducción de $8.5 millones a los fondos del departamento de policía, que eliminarían más de veinte puestos en todo el condado. El mes pasado, se pidió a los departamentos del condado que redujeran sus […]

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July 9, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Councilmembers and Political Groups Concerned With Proposed $66M County Budget Cut

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich proposed $66 million in budget cuts for the upcoming fiscal year, including an $8.5 million reduction to police department funding that would eliminate more than twenty positions countywide. Last month, county departments were asked to cut their approved budgets by 6% for the upcoming year as the county could lose […]

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