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January 27, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

ACTUALIZACIÓN: Posponen Evento de Amanda Gorman en Montgomery College

Actualización (1/27): La lectura de poesía virtual de Amanda Gorman con Montgomery College se pospuso debido a un conflicto de horarios, dijo la universidad en un mensaje a estudiantes y empleados, el miércoles. La universidad agregó que se está comunicando con los representantes de Gorman y confía en que pronto se anunciará una nueva fecha. […]

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January 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

UPDATED: Inaugural Sensation Amanda Gorman’s Poetry Reading with Montgomery College Postponed

Update (1/27): Amanda Gorman’s virtual poetry reading with Montgomery College has been postponed due to a scheduling conflict, the college said in a message to students and employees Wednesday. The college said it is corresponding with Gorman’s representatives and is confident a new date will be announced soon. The poetry reading was originally scheduled for […]

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January 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Urges More Vaccine Production as Biden Announces Short-Term Increase in Doses

President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that overall COVID-19 vaccine allocations to states will increase from about 8.6 million doses to about 10 million beginning next week. The weekly increase will last for three weeks, said the White House. The Washington Post reported that according to senior Biden administration officials, the increase will primarily come from […]

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January 22, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen, Cardin Introduce Bill to Award Officer Goodman Congressional Gold Medal

U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) are among a bipartisan group of senators introducing a bill to award Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal. In addition to Van Hollen and Cardin, the bill is co-introduced by U.S. Sens. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio). NEW: […]

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January 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Gayles Responds to Biden’s Plan of Distributing 100 Million Doses in 100 Days

President Biden signed several executive orders pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic when he entered office on Wednesday, including the “100 Days Masking Challenge” which requires face masks on federal property. He’s also challenging all Americans to wear a mask for the next 100 days to help prevent the virus’s spread. In addition, Biden has set […]

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January 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Leaders React to Historic Inauguration of Biden, Harris

Several Montgomery County leaders at the local, state and federal level were actively tweeting Wednesday about the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Many of the leaders made note of the historical significance of Harris being sworn in not only as the as the first female Vice President, but also the […]

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January 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Sends Well Wishes to Biden Administration: ‘America Starts a New Chapter’

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich issued a statement after Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as the President and Vice President of the United States. Elrich wished the new administration well, saying: Today, America starts a new chapter as we welcome our 46th President Joe Biden and 49th Vice President Kamala Harris. They take […]

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January 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Pledges ‘Partnership, Honesty, and Goodwill’ to President Biden

Gov. Larry Hogan attended President Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony Wednesday. Hogan released a statement about his experience at the inauguration stating in part,  “I pledge to President Biden the same spirit of partnership, honesty, and goodwill that I offered to President Trump and President Obama.” Through the orderly and peaceful transfer of power, we show the […]

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January 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Memorials Light Up in Remembrance of COVID-19 Victims

More than 400,000 people in the U.S. have died from COVID-19, according to Johns Hopkins University. Tuesday evening, President Joe Biden led a tribute to victims at the Lincoln Memorial. 400 lights lined the Reflecting Pool, representing the over 400,000 people who lost their lives to the coronavirus. “To heal we must remember,” Biden said […]

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