Phil Bell

November 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Are Taxes Increasing to Fund Kirwan Commission Recommendations?

Mark Uncapher hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Uncapher and the panel discuss the Washington Nationals World Series championship run, tax implications to implement education recommendations from the Kirwan Commission, County owned liquor stores lose $5 million a year, and the best way to reduce gridlock on I-270. This […]

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July 1, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Bethesda and Silver Spring Building Freeze

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss proposed changes by the Federal Communications Commission regarding funding for public access TV stations, the county imposes a building freeze on parts of Bethesda and Silver Spring, the Supreme Court ruling in Maryland gerrymandering case, and […]

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June 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Public Works Approves Governor Hogan’s Highway Plan

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss Governor Hogan’s highway plan gains approval by the Board of Public Works, should Maryland boycott investments in Alabama, and the selection of Montgomery County’s next chair for the Planning Board. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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February 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Hogan’s Fifth State of the State Address

Casey Aiken is the host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel review Governor Hogan’s fifth State of the State address, the top legislative agendas in the Maryland General Assembly, and Marc Elrich’s plan to attract technology companies to Montgomery County. This week’s panel of political observers […]

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December 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Elrich Promises a More Just County

Casey Aiken is the host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss County Executive Marc Elrich’s promise for a more just Montgomery County, the impact on the County from losing the bid for Amazon’s second headquarters and the reasons Kathleen Matthews was ousted as the Maryland […]

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November 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Elrich Transition Team; Damascus HS Football Culture

Casey Aiken is the host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss Elrich’s picks for his transition team, Maryland’s Sixth District and the football culture at Damascus High School. This week’s panel of political observers includes Elbridge James, Evan Young, Phil Bell and Susan Heltemes. You can watch […]

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October 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Leggett Endorses Jealous, 6th Congressional District Race

Casey Aiken if the host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss Ike Leggett’s endorsement of Ben Jealous, the Democratic nominee in the Maryland Governor’s race, the 6th District Congressional race and David Trone, parents complain about class sizes, and Montgomery County upgrades vocational training. This […]

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October 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Nov. 6 State Elections Predictions

Casey Aiken if the host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the anger over the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation to the Supreme Court, predictions on the upcoming Maryland Gubernatorial election, and whether being born rich or gifted is preferable. This week’s panel of political observers includes Sam […]

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September 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Dems Donating to Hogan; Kavanaugh and Ford Senate Hearings

Casey Aiken if the host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss Democrats donating to the Hogan campaign, the recent and upcoming County Executive Candidate forums, David Trone’s medical status, and the Senate hearing involving Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford. This week’s panel of political observers […]

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July 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Projected Cost of Jealous Single-Payer Health Care Plan

Mark Uncapher hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Uncapher and the panel discuss the projected cost of Maryland Democratic nominee Ben Jealous proposed single payer health care plan, Board of Elections recount confirms March Elrich as the Democratic nominee for County Executive, and shares of Facebook took the biggest one […]

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