Tom Hucker

July 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Hucker Forms Exploratory Committee Before Expected Entry into County Executive Race

Council President Tom Hucker announced Thursday night that he has formed an exploratory committee and plans to speak with residents and business owners to see if he should run for county executive. His speech before a friendly crowd at Kaldi’s Social Hall in Silver Spring made it seem like he had already decided to run. […]

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July 8, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Dedication of Wheaton’s ‘Marian Fryer Plaza’ and ‘Nighthawks’ Concert Set for Friday

Montgomery County dedicates the Marian Fryer Town Plaza located in Downtown Wheaton Friday at 7 p.m. The dedication was originally scheduled for November 2020 but was cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. County Executive Marc Elrich, County Council President Tom Hucker, and Councilmember Nancy Navarro will lead the dedication ceremonies. The ceremonies will be followed by […]

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June 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Launches ’20 is Plenty’ Pilot Program to Reduce Speed Limit on Select Roads

Montgomery County leaders on Thursday launched a new pilot program called “20 is Plenty” to reduce the speed limit on select roads to 20 miles per hour. The program is intended to help improve road safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. The five pilot roads are in North Bethesda, Germantown and Long Branch. They are: […]

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June 17, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo de Montgomery Amplía la Elegibilidad para el Crédito Tributario

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery aprobó el martes, por unanimidad, un proyecto de ley que amplía la elegibilidad para el crédito tributario local sobre la renta del condado: el Suplemento de Ingresos para Familias Trabajadoras (WFIS). La enmienda permite a los residentes, que califican para el crédito tributario por ingreso del trabajo (EITC) federal […]

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June 11, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan Recorre Futura Sede de Novavax en Gaithersburg; Ofrecerán 500 Empleos Adicionales

El gobernador Larry Hogan y otros líderes visitaron Gaithersburg el jueves para recorrer el sitio de la futura sede mundial de Novavax. Hace más de un año, Novavax comenzó a desarrollar una vacuna COVID-19. Stan Erck, presidente y director ejecutivo de Novavax, dijo que Novavax está completando la fase tres de los ensayos de vacunas […]

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June 10, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Tours Future Site of Novavax Global HQ in Gaithersburg; 500 Jobs to be Added

Gov. Larry Hogan and other leaders visited Gaithersburg on Thursday to tour the site of Novavax’s future global headquarters. More than a year ago, Novavax began developing a promising COVID-19 vaccine. Stan Erck, the president and CEO of Novavax, said that Novavax is completing phase three of vaccine trials and results have been promising. “I’m happy to […]

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June 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Signs Ezechiel’s Law Requiring Window Guards for Certain Rental Units

About eight months after a two-year-old boy fell from an apartment window and died in Takoma Park, a bill mandating stronger window guard requirements has been signed into law. Ezechiel Nguemezi died in October 2020 after falling from a third-floor apartment building window. Montgomery County Council President Tom Hucker spearheaded Bill 51-20, which requires landlords […]

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June 7, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Recientemente Renovado Campo Atlético White Oak Abre al Público

El campo atlético White Oak, recientemente renovado, reabrió el domingo para que los residentes practiquen frisbee, fútbol, béisbol y otros juegos. Se llevó a cabo una ceremonia de corte de cinta en el campo, que se encuentra junto al Centro de Recreación Comunitario de White Oak en 1700 April Lane en Silver Spring. Montgomery Parks, […]

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June 7, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Newly-Renovated White Oak Athletic Field Reopens

A newly-renovated White Oak Athletic Field reopened to frisbee, soccer, baseball and other games Sunday. A ribbon cutting ceremony took place on the field, which is located next to White Oak Community Recreation Center on 1700 April Lane in Silver Spring. Montgomery Parks, @MoCoRec, @MoCoCouncilMD, ,athletes and other guests today cut the ribbon for the […]

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June 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Hucker Wants County to Settle Lawsuit With Boy Verbally Abused by Police

While on The Politics Hour with Kojo Nnamdi radio show, County Council President Tom Hucker said he thought Montgomery County should settle with the family of the East Silver Spring Elementary School student who was subjected to a barrage of verbal abuse from two Montgomery County police officers as school staff stood by. “I think […]

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