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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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February 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Silver Spring State Senator to Be Deployed to Afghanistan in March

Sen. William Smith Jr. will be deployed to Afghanistan in March in support of Operation Resolute Support, his office said Wednesday. Smith is an officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He was commissioned to be an intelligence officer through the Navy Reserve’s Direct Commission Officer Program and has received the National Defense Service Medal; the […]

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June 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Legislative Black Caucus to Host Town Hall Meeting in Burtonsville

The Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland will be hosting a series of town halls around the state to hear from citizens about their concerns including here in Montgomery County. On June 10, State Senator Will Smith, Delegate Jheanelle Wilkins and other local officials will discuss education, the achievement gap and criminal justice. The town hall […]

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January 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Leaders Discuss Their Inauguration Weekend Plans (VIDEO)

Inauguration Day takes place every four years here in the United States and on Jan. 20, Donald Trump will be sworn into office as the nation’s 45th President. In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, local-elected officials discuss with us their Inauguration weekend plans: State Senator Will Smith from District 20 says he plans to watch the […]

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January 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Criminal Justice Issues Discussed at Annual Legislative Forum in Silver Spring

Criminal justice reform was the topic of discussion at the Legislative Forum held Wednesday evening in Silver Spring. The annual event, sponsored by Safe Silver Spring, is a chance for residents to hear from their state-elected officials upcoming public safety legislation that will be under consideration by the Maryland General Assembly. The panel this year […]

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January 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

A Conversation With State Delegate Elect-Jheanelle Wilkins

The Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee (MCDCC) has elected Jheanelle Wilkins to fill the vacant Maryland state delegate seat for Maryland’s 20th Legislative District covering Silver Spring and Takoma Park. Wilkins will succeed former Delegate Will Smith, who will serve the remaining term in the office of State Senator for District 20 after the seat […]

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