Sen. Cheryl Kagan

March 25, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Raskin es Honrado con la Medalla ‘First Citizen’ de Maryland

Han pasado unos cinco años desde que el representante de los Estados Unidos Jamie Raskin fue senador del estado de Maryland, ahora, ese cuerpo legislativo le otorgó su Medalla al Primer Ciudadano, el miércoles. El Primer Premio al Ciudadano es otorgado por el presidente del Senado de Maryland a aquellos que “han sido participantes dedicados […]

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March 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Raskin Honored with Maryland ‘First Citizen’ Medal

Although it has been about five years since U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin was a Maryland state senator, that legislative body awarded him with its First Citizen Award Medal on Wednesday. The First Citizen Award is given out by the Maryland Senate president to those who “have been dedicated and effective participants in the process of making […]

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March 22, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

‘Maryland, My Maryland’: State Senate Votes to Remove Pro-Confederacy State Song

The Maryland Senate unanimously voted to remove “Maryland, My Maryland” as the state song on March 19. The song was written in 1861 and has been the state’s official song since 1939.  Efforts to remove the song have been voiced since the 1970s following lyrics that describe former President Abraham Lincoln as a “tyrant” and […]

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October 26, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Early Voters in Rockville Not Fazed by Hour Plus Wait

On the first day of early voting in Maryland, voters at the County Executive Office Building in Rockville waited in an average of 75 minutes in line to cast their ballot. According to the MoCo Votes mobile app, the Executive Office Building had some of the longest wait times in the county for the first […]

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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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