March 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Committee Discusses Report Detailing Public Safety Response to Mental Health Situations

During a joint committee meeting Wednesday, Montgomery County councilmembers and police officials discussed a recent Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) report analyzing the county’s public safety response to mental health situations. The OLO works to provide independent findings and recommendations to the council and made two recommendations in the report: “request that the Executive discuss […]

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February 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Democratic Response to Hogan’s Address Centers Racial Equality, Pandemic Recovery

Del. Eric Luedtke (D-MD. 14), who represents Montgomery County and is the House of Delegates Majority Leader, delivered a brief Democratic response to Gov. Larry Hogan’s State of the State address. In a virtual address on Maryland Public Television (MPT) immediately following Hogan’s, Luedtke highlighted racial inequality and said it must be addressed. “And we […]

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December 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Pepco’s Storm Response: ‘Safety is our Number One Priority’

Pepco crews restored power to thousands of customers who lost service during the Dec. 8 winter storm. The vast majority of customers were expected to have service restored by the evening of Dec. 9. New outages were occurring throughout the day as weakened trees and limbs are causing additional interruptions. According to a news release, […]

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