politics

January 8, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Baltimore Murder Rate Climbs, MCPS Achievement Gap

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Standardized test results for MCPS students continue to decline. The murder rate in Baltimore City climbs to the deadliest since 1993. Governor Hogan promises that Maryland will continue accepting refugees. A look forward to the top […]

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December 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Surveillance Cameras; Budget Shortfall

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: County Council proposal to install surveillance cameras throughout the County. Tensions rise at a public hearing on the school boundary issue. Do school board members deserve a raise? Why does the County face a budget shortfall […]

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December 9, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Sidney Katz Elected as Council President

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Sidney Katz’s election as the next president of the County Council. Whether boundary changes are the best way to ensure equal opportunity for all MCPS students. Former Governor Martin O’Malley is back in the news. This […]

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November 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: County Council Passes Racial Equity Legislation

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the passage of the County’s Racial Equity bill, County Executive Elrich’s push to legalize the sale of marijuana to fund education, the process to replace Elijah Cummings, and whether the impeachment inquiry is winning over undecided […]

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November 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Plan to Improve American Legion Bridge

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss Governors Hogan and Northam’s plan to improve the American Legion Bridge, school boundary analysis public hearings scheduled,  County Executive Elrich remarks on legalizing the sale of marijuana, and the impeachment hearings. This week’s panel of political […]

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November 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Thin Blue Line Flag Controversy

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the benefits of Rockville’s vote by mail election, the Thin Blue Line Flag controversy, the County Council passing legislation mandating work hours for janitors, and Michael Bloomberg’s potential presidential bid. This week’s panel of political observers […]

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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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October 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS School Boundary Study May Address Community Segregation

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss desegregating the county schools, Maryland Senate President Mike Miller steps down, and what may be next for Governor Larry Hogan. This week’s panel of political observers features Elbridge James, Mark Uncapher, Laurie Halverson, and Susan Hoffmann. […]

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October 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS Lowers Substitute Teacher Requirements, Underage Vaping

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss underage use of vaping products, standards for substitute teachers lowered by MCPS, and the sudden death of Congressman Elijah Cummings. This week’s panel of political observers features John Hurson, Nicolee Ambrose, Laurie Halverson, and Cynthia Rubenstein. […]

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October 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS Boundary Lines, Pelosi Impeachment Inquiry

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss MCPS boundary lines, and the Pelosi impeachment inquiry. You can watch the show in its entirety, below: “21 This Week” airs on Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at […]

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