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March 16, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Maryland’s Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: The Nation and Maryland’s respond to the coronavirus pandemic by closing schools, cancelling sporting events, and businesses turn to telework. Will the Maryland General Assembly adjourns early or stay in session? This week’s panel of political […]

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March 9, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Are We Prepared for Coronavirus?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Gov. Hogan declares state of emergency in Maryland after three cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Montgomery County. Where will the Maryland General Assembly find enough money for Kirwan educational funding? With Joe Biden leading in […]

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March 2, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Coronavirus Rattles the Nation

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Coronavirus rattles the nation. How prepared are we in Maryland? Maryland General Assembly struggles to pay for the Kirwan Commission recommendations. Montgomery County considers creating nine separate Council districts. Will the presidential primary race for the […]

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February 24, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Hogan Subject of Ethics Complaint

Susan Heltemes hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss: The Maryland General Assembly is working on numerous pieces of legislation. A record number of candidates are running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. A government watchdog group filed an ethics complaint against Governor Larry Hogan. This […]

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February 10, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: State of Race Relations

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Larry Hogan’s State of the State Address. Democrat Kweisi Mfume and Republican Kimberly Klacik will face off in race to fill Rep. Elijah Cumming’s seventh district seat. Are race relations better now under the Trump administration? […]

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February 3, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Drastic Increase in Gang Killings in Montgomery County

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Gang killings increased 600 percent last year in Montgomery County. Major issues before the Maryland General Assembly. What to expect at President Trump’s State of the Union address. This week’s panel of political observers features Elbridge […]

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January 27, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Rating Elrich’s First Year as County Executive

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: County Executive Marc Elrich’s first year in office. Prince Georges County tops Montgomery County in job creation. Predicting the top priorities of the Maryland General Assembly in 2020. This week’s panel of political observers features Sam […]

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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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