politics

September 22, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Ballot Question B Would Establish Nine Council Districts

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: County leaders oppose the Montgomery County Ballot Question B which would establish nine council districts. The president of the group that brought the ballot question, Kim Persaud, is a guest on this segment. What is happening […]

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September 14, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Who Decides When Montgomery County Reopens?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Who decides when the county will move to phase three COVID-19 recovery?  County Executive Elrich or Public Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles? By law, the Presidential Election must be decided no later than December 14.  Can […]

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September 8, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Voter Fraud in Upcoming Presidential Election

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: A new report reveals that less than half of MCPS third-graders can read at grade level. Why is Montgomery County not following Gov. Hogan’s plan to reopen businesses? Is voter fraud more likely for the upcoming […]

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August 31, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Less Than Half MCPS Third Graders Read on Grade Level

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Recap of the Democratic and Republican Conventions. A new report reveals that less than half of MCPS third-graders can read at grade level. Less than 1% of Marylanders have tested positive for coronavirus. Is it time […]

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August 3, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Why Aren’t Montgomery County Schools Reopening?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Why aren’t the county public schools reopening? The County Council blasts Chief Administrative Officer Andrew Kleine for ethics violations. Joe Biden’s choice for his vice-presidential running mate in the upcoming election. This week’s panel of political […]

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July 27, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Schools Reopening, Hogan Presidential Bid

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: With hospitalizations declining in Montgomery County, why are the schools not reopening? Is Governor Larry Hogan destined for a presidential run? Should the federal government be involved in Portand’s protests? This week’s panel of political observers […]

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July 20, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Reopening Public Schools, Council Representation

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Forty-two percent of parents want the public schools to reopen with students returning to the classroom in the fall A referendum on changing the county charter regarding the Montgomery County Council set to be introduced Bombshell […]

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June 29, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Teacher’s Contract with MCPS Set to Expire, County Reopens Cautiously

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Montgomery County’s reopening lags behind Virginia. The public schools’ contract with teachers expires next week. Would changing the County Council districts encourage diversity? This week’s panel of political observers features John Hurson, Mark Uncapher, Mike Knapp, […]

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June 22, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Systemic Racism, Montgomery County COVID Reopening Efforts

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Has George Floyd’s name become a metaphor for the country’s systemic racism? Why does Montgomery County trail the rest of the state in COVID reopenings? This week’s panel of political observers features Evan Young, Ron Little, […]

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June 15, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Reopening, Election Results and Is Racism a Public Health Emergency?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Will declaring racism a public health emergency put an end to discrimination? The Montgomery County Board of Education primary election results. Montgomery County trails the rest of the state in reopening. This week’s panel of political […]

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