politics

July 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Maryland Ranks Low Nationally for Business

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss a recent study that ranked Virginia number one for business and Maryland number 31, charges filed against a Montgomery County police officer for use of excessive force during an arrest, what caused the negative reactions at […]

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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 24, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Is Montgomery County Business Friendly?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the business climate in Montgomery County, County Executive Marc Elrich’s call for the resignation of Charter Review Board Commission member, the fate of Rockville’s Red Gate Golf Course, and the Supreme Court ruling on the Bladensburg […]

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June 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill?

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss Hogan’s letter to the U.S. Treasury regarding putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, Marc Elrich’s comment about middle-class housing in Montgomery County, transportation woes, and the Democrats continue to […]

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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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June 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Monorail to Ease I-270 Traffic Congestion?

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss the outcome of state legislation from the Maryland General Assembly, a proposed monorail from Frederick to Rockville to alleviate traffic congestion on I-270, and the fallout from Bob Mueller’s recent […]

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May 30, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

‘Work Hard and Dream Big’ – Poolesville Grad Makes History at Yale

Khalil Greene, a Germantown native and Poolesville High School graduate, has been elected the first ever African-American president of Yale University’s student body. He spoke to FOX5 news about his time as a Poolesville student and his future in politics. Greene says that his political aspirations came from his experiences with student government and his […]

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May 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: County 2020 Budget, Speed Cameras

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the tax implications of the County’s budget, speed cameras generate $16 million in revenue for the County, is the County government safe from a ransomware attack, and the social media video of a County police officer […]

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May 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Relief to Traffic Congestion Nowhere in Sight

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aikens and the panel discuss traffic congestion, climate change, the Damascus High School rape scandal, the new mayor of Baltimore and the fallout from the Mueller report. This week’s panel of political observers features Elbridge James, Evan Young, Laurie Halverson, and […]

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May 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Cuts to Promised County Employee Raises

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss the Council cut to promised County employee pay increases, the resignation of Baltimore Mayor Pugh, the vote for Maryland House Speaker, and more. This week’s panel of political observers […]

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