Sen. Cheryl Kagan

October 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Three Weeks Out From Election Day, Sen. Kagan Answers Questions About Ballots

Election Day is three weeks away but voting is ongoing. Sen. Cheryl Kagan (D-17) is engaged with state and county election board matters and helped clarify some ballot questions like where exactly to sign and why internet delivery may not be as convenient as you think. In Maryland, the board of elections must receive mail-in […]

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September 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

What Happens if Someone Photocopies an Online Ballot?

In Maryland, residents will receive applications to request a mail-in ballot to vote in the November 2020 general election. Residents can also request a ballot to be delivered by mail, fax or electronically. Ballots must be completed by hand and delivered by mail or in-person. If you choose to receive an online ballot, you must […]

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August 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿No Puede Hablar en una Emergencia? Ahora Puede Enviar un Mensaje de texto al 9-1-1

A partir de hoy, los residentes de Maryland tienen la opción de enviar un mensaje de texto al 9-1-1 para pedir ayuda si no pueden llamar al número. En una emergencia, no siempre es posible hablar en voz alta, por lo que la asamblea de Maryland adoptó una forma de permitir que quienes tienen un […]

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August 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Can’t Talk in an Emergency? Now You Can Text 9-1-1

Beginning today, Marylanders have the option of texting 9-1-1 for help if they cannot call the number. In an emergency, it is not always possible to speak out loud so the Maryland assembly adopted a way to enable those with a cell phone to text in their emergency. Sen. Cheryl Kagan of District 17, NG911 […]

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August 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Sen. Kagan Offers Advice for Smooth Voting Process

Marylanders will be mailed applications to request a ballot for the upcoming November election. Sen. Cheryl Kagan (D-Montgomery), who represents Rockville and Gaithersburg, offered advice on how to easily make sure your vote is counted. For example, she recommends requesting your application through the post office and not through internet delivery. The 2020 election is […]

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November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Takes Aim at Elrich for Banning ‘Thin Blue Line’ Flag

Gov. Larry Hogan has taken aim at County Executive Marc Elrich’s decision to ban a “Thin Blue Line” flag from being hung at the Germantown District police station. On Oct. 30, Montgomery County Police Department tweeted a photo of a wooden Thin Blue Line flag crafted by a young boy as a gift to Germantown […]

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July 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Leaders Recognize Outstanding Public Safety Officers

On Friday, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce honored public safety officials at its annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center in Gaithersburg. View this post on Instagram @gburggermantownchamber and county officials honored many public safety officers on Friday for their service and dedication to keeping the Montgomery County community safe. Stay […]

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May 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Local Officials Excited to Meet Authors at Gaithersburg Book Fest

Some of the biggest authors are coming from around the world to attend the 10th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The night before the big event, authors are invited to mingle with one another at a VIP Authors Reception. Local politicians came up for the pre-festival celebration, including Gaithersburg […]

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February 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Senate Approves Legislation to Add Unspecified Gender Option on License

The Maryland State Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would allow for a gender-neutral option when it comes to Marylanders indicating their sex on their legal form of identification. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Will Smith of Montgomery County District 20. It was also co-sponsored by Sen. Cheryl C. Kagan who represents District 17. It […]

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January 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland and Montgomery County Politicians Tweet Their Shutdown Frustrations

Maryland and Montgomery County politicians have taken to Twitter over the past couple of weeks to air their frustrations with the federal government shutdown. Here’s a look at what they’ve been saying. Gov. Larry Hogan I am disgusted by the lack of concern for hardworking employees who will go unpaid this week. No one in […]

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