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June 15, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Reopening, Election Results and Is Racism a Public Health Emergency?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Will declaring racism a public health emergency put an end to discrimination? The Montgomery County Board of Education primary election results. Montgomery County trails the rest of the state in reopening. This week’s panel of political […]

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February 10, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: State of Race Relations

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Larry Hogan’s State of the State Address. Democrat Kweisi Mfume and Republican Kimberly Klacik will face off in race to fill Rep. Elijah Cumming’s seventh district seat. Are race relations better now under the Trump administration? […]

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January 27, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Rating Elrich’s First Year as County Executive

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: County Executive Marc Elrich’s first year in office. Prince Georges County tops Montgomery County in job creation. Predicting the top priorities of the Maryland General Assembly in 2020. This week’s panel of political observers features Sam […]

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January 8, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Baltimore Murder Rate Climbs, MCPS Achievement Gap

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Standardized test results for MCPS students continue to decline. The murder rate in Baltimore City climbs to the deadliest since 1993. Governor Hogan promises that Maryland will continue accepting refugees. A look forward to the top […]

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November 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: County Council Passes Racial Equity Legislation

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the passage of the County’s Racial Equity bill, County Executive Elrich’s push to legalize the sale of marijuana to fund education, the process to replace Elijah Cummings, and whether the impeachment inquiry is winning over undecided […]

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October 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS School Boundary Study May Address Community Segregation

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss desegregating the county schools, Maryland Senate President Mike Miller steps down, and what may be next for Governor Larry Hogan. This week’s panel of political observers features Elbridge James, Mark Uncapher, Laurie Halverson, and Susan Hoffmann. […]

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September 16, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Dangers of Vaping; Judicial Watch Alleges Voter Fraud

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the dangers of vaping, County Council proclamation recognizing the New York Times Magazine 1619 project, Judicial Watch alleges voter fraud, and opposition to the County Executive’s ‘sanctuary policies’ grows. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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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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May 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: County 2020 Budget, Speed Cameras

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the tax implications of the County’s budget, speed cameras generate $16 million in revenue for the County, is the County government safe from a ransomware attack, and the social media video of a County police officer […]

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April 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Fiscal Impact Statements for New County Legislation?

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 Council legislation to require fiscal impact statements, who will be the next Maryland House Speaker, Hogan’s presidential aspirations, and the Mueller report. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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