December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Farmland and Ronald McNair Named State Blue Ribbon Elementary Schools

Two of the six elementary schools selected as 2016-2017 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools are located in Montgomery County. The two Montgomery County schools are Farmland Elementary School in Rockville and Ronald McNair Elementary School in Germantown. Both schools have a diverse population. The four other schools recognized as Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools on Monday are Shipley’s […]

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Senator-Elect Chris Van Hollen to Chair DSSC for 2018 Cycle

Senator-elect Chris Van Hollen has agreed to serve as chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) for the 2018 cycle, according to a news release. “Chris Van Hollen was our first choice for DSCC chairman because of his talents, his work ethic, and his experience,” said Senator Charles Schumer. “He has the confidence of […]

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October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Van Hollen: ‘I think Donald Trump would be a danger to the country” (VIDEO)

In an interview this week, Congressman Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat who is running for U.S. Senate, talked about the stakes in the upcoming Presidential General Election and he shared his thoughts about Donald Trump, the Republican candidate for President. “I think Donald Trump would be a danger to the country,” Van Hollen said. Watch […]

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September 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Van Hollen on I-270 Improvements Push: “We need more than Band-Aids”

A coalition called “Fix270Now” hosted a news conference on Monday in Germantown, announcing its efforts to improve the congestion on the I-270 corridor by reviving state studies that could lead to additional lanes and tolls. The coalition includes local government officials and business leaders. U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, who is also running for Senate seat, […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MoCo Vote 2016 Blog (VIDEO)

The Presidential Primary Election is over in Maryland and the winners are gearing up for the General Election in November. Take a look: You can find complete election results, here. Van Hollen Victory Crowd celebrates victory by @VanHollenForMD in Democratic senate primary. @mymcmedia — Willie James Inman (@imwilljames) April 27, 2016 Election Results Unofficial […]

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April 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Maryland General Assembly Passes Noah’s Law

On the last day of the legislative session, the Maryland General Assembly passed Noah’s Law. The legislation, named after fallen Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta, now goes to Governor Larry Hogan for his signature. The law requires the use of ignition interlocks for convicted drunk drivers. Find out more, here. The General Assembly of […]

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March 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Releases Statement on Unanimous Passage of Budget in Senate

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has released the following statement in response to the unanimous passage of the FY 2017 budget in the Maryland Senate: “I would like to thank Senate President Mike Miller, Chairman Kasemeyer, and the members of the Senate for their hard work and unanimous vote on this budget. Working in a bipartisan […]

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February 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Calls on Senate and President to Fill Vacancy on Supreme Court

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski issued the following statement calling on the Senate and President Obama to fill the vacancy on the United States Supreme Court: “Barack Obama is our President until January 20, 2017. The American people elected him to a four year term. I’m shocked that Senate Republicans are only giving him a […]

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December 17, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Senator Barbara Mikulski Tweets “May the Force Be With You!” On Eve of “Star Wars” Release (VIDEO)

The U.S. Senate has at least one big “Star Wars” fan and that’s Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski, the vice chair of the Committee on Appropriations in the Senate. On Wednesday, the Senator and recent Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, tweeted out a video montage of her signing off speeches saying the famous “Star Wars” line, “May […]

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October 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Chris Van Hollen on the Campaign Trail (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Congressman Chris Van Hollen talks about life on the campaign trail. Van Hollen is running for Senate in the 2016 election. You can find out more about his campaign, here.

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