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Montgomery Co. Elected Officials Warn Voters About School Board Candidate

By Guest Commentary Maryland Matters May 25, 2020 Read full story here. A significant number of Montgomery County elected officials have written an open letter to voters about the upcoming at-large Board of Education election in the county. The full text[...]

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By Adam Pagnucco Seventh State May 25, 2020 Read full story here. It’s common for elected officials to endorse candidates in school board races. What’s decidedly uncommon is for elected officials to issue anti-endorsements – in essence, telling voters NOT to[...]

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Lawmakers Press Hogan on Rent Relief, Unemployment Equity

By Josh Kurtz Maryland Matters April 29, 2020 Read full story here. Democratic members of the General Assembly sent Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) two letters Wednesday ― one urging the governor to cancel rent and mortgage payments during the[...]

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Lawmakers: Precinct-Level Voting Data Needed to Protect Election Results

By Danielle E. Gaines Maryland Matters April 21, 2020 Read full story here. Maryland lawmakers are urging elections officials to re-think a change to ballot counting in the upcoming presidential primary election to ensure the accuracy of results. Del. Carl[...]

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Sen. Cheryl Kagan: Vote By Mail? The Devil’s in the Details

By Sen. Cheryl Kagan Maryland Matters April 21, 2020 Read full story here. The mail-in ballot used in Rockville’s city elections last year. Photo by Jadine Sonoda On April 10, Gov. Larry Hogan approved the Maryland State Board of Elections’[...]

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A Miner Detail Podcast with Ryan Miner

April 14, 2020 Much thanks to State Sen. Cheryl C. Kagan(D-Montgomery) for joining A Miner Detail Podcast on Monday to discuss COVID-19, the Maryland General Assembly’s 2020 legislative session, Next Gen 9-1-1, Kirwan, and so much more. Sen. Kagan and[...]

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After complaints, Montgomery County to receive a COVID-19 drive-through VEIP testing site

By  Kevin Lewis WJLA April 7, 2020 Watch full story here MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (ABC7) — Following complaints from Montgomery County politicians, the State of Maryland has agreed to open a COVID-19, drive-through testing site in the jurisdiction of nearly 1.1[...]

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MD Passes Bills to Expand Use of Telemedicine

By Kate Ryan wtopnews April 3, 2020 Read full article here Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is signing bills that expand the use of telemedicine into law. The legislation was passed in the General Assembly before the coronavirus outbreak led to[...]

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Voting During A Pandemic: What Maryland Voters Need To Know About Upcoming Elections

By Dominique Maria Bonessi WAMU April 3, 2020 Read full article here Maryland’s State Board of Elections is encouraging most people to mail in their ballots for the June 2nd Primary. Maryland’s State Board of Elections sent recommendations to Gov.[...]

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Sen. Cheryl Kagan: Don’t Overlook COVID-19 Impact on Our Democracy

By Senator Cheryl Kagan Maryland Matters March 31, 2020 Read full article here   Montgomery County elections officials checking for possible duplicate ballots in 2016. Note how closely they are required to sit together. Photo by Cheryl C. Kagan The[...]

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