March 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich State of the County Address Focuses on COVID-19, Commends Residents for Resilience 

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich delivered his annual State of the County Address Friday morning. Elrich focused his speech on the COVID-19 pandemic’s past and future. He said one year ago to the date, March 5, the first coronavirus cases were reported in Maryland — in Montgomery County. Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of […]

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February 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Democratic Response to Hogan’s Address Centers Racial Equality, Pandemic Recovery

Del. Eric Luedtke (D-MD. 14), who represents Montgomery County and is the House of Delegates Majority Leader, delivered a brief Democratic response to Gov. Larry Hogan’s State of the State address. In a virtual address on Maryland Public Television (MPT) immediately following Hogan’s, Luedtke highlighted racial inequality and said it must be addressed. “And we […]

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February 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

In State of the State Address, Hogan Reflects, Looks Ahead on Pandemic and Urges ‘Maryland Strong’

Gov. Larry Hogan delivered his seventh State of the State address Wednesday evening. In his virtual speech, Hogan warned Marylanders of the long COVID-19 vaccination process ahead. “…I have always been a straight shooter, so here’s the truth. Getting a vaccine to everyone who wants one will be a much longer and much more difficult […]

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August 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Leaders React to Michelle Obama DNC Speech

Monday was the first night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.  Speakers included Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.), New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Former First Lady Michelle Obama. Obama’s speech received attention on social media and #ItIsWhatItIs became a popular hashtag after her blunt statement about President Donald Trump’s performance. “Donald Trump is the wrong […]

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January 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan’s Inaugural Address (PHOTOS)

Governor Larry Hogan delivered his Inaugural Address on a snowy Jan. 21 in front of hundreds of people who attended the ceremony. Below, is a copy of his speech as prepared for delivery: “Governor Christie, thank you for being here, thanks for your tremendous support, and for that very kind introduction. “To my wife, Yumi, […]

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June 9, 2014 | Staff Writer

Dr. Pollard Gives ‘Woman of Distinction’ Speech at UMD (Video)

Dr. DeRionne Pollard, president of Montgomery College, was recognized as a 2014 Women of Distinction Award recipient by the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders in a ceremony on June 5 at the University of Maryland. Hear Dr. Pollard’s speech to young women leaders here: Related:

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