susan heltemes

November 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Plan to Improve American Legion Bridge

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss Governors Hogan and Northam’s plan to improve the American Legion Bridge, school boundary analysis public hearings scheduled,  County Executive Elrich remarks on legalizing the sale of marijuana, and the impeachment hearings. This week’s panel of political […]

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November 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Thin Blue Line Flag Controversy

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the benefits of Rockville’s vote by mail election, the Thin Blue Line Flag controversy, the County Council passing legislation mandating work hours for janitors, and Michael Bloomberg’s potential presidential bid. This week’s panel of political observers […]

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September 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Vape Store Restrictions, Racial Equity and Social Justice Act

Susan Heltemes hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss proposed County legislation regarding vape stores, the two rallies held in Rockville on September 24, and proposed racial equity and social justice legislation. This week’s panel of political observers features Jill Ortman-Fouse, Laurie Halverson, Elbridge James, […]

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September 9, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Montgomery County Immigration Policies Receive National Scrutiny

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the new school year, Governor Hogan’s support of a new Chesapeake Bay crossing, and national scrutiny of county immigration policies. This week’s panel of political observers features Cynthia Rubenstein, Dwight Patel, Liz Matory, and Susan Heltemes. […]

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July 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Expansion of Accessory Dwelling Units in Montgomery County

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the Council’s decision to allow accessory dwelling units, the County Executive’s decision to ban cooperation with ICE, the location of the new recycling center, the financial problems of the National Philharmonic Orchestra and a look back […]

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July 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Maryland Ranks Low Nationally for Business

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss a recent study that ranked Virginia number one for business and Maryland number 31, charges filed against a Montgomery County police officer for use of excessive force during an arrest, what caused the negative reactions at […]

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June 24, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Is Montgomery County Business Friendly?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the business climate in Montgomery County, County Executive Marc Elrich’s call for the resignation of Charter Review Board Commission member, the fate of Rockville’s Red Gate Golf Course, and the Supreme Court ruling on the Bladensburg […]

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June 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill?

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss Hogan’s letter to the U.S. Treasury regarding putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, Marc Elrich’s comment about middle-class housing in Montgomery County, transportation woes, and the Democrats continue to […]

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June 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Public Works Approves Governor Hogan’s Highway Plan

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss Governor Hogan’s highway plan gains approval by the Board of Public Works, should Maryland boycott investments in Alabama, and the selection of Montgomery County’s next chair for the Planning Board. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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June 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Monorail to Ease I-270 Traffic Congestion?

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss the outcome of state legislation from the Maryland General Assembly, a proposed monorail from Frederick to Rockville to alleviate traffic congestion on I-270, and the fallout from Bob Mueller’s recent […]

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