MoCo to Wait on Reinstating COVID Mask Mandate Until ‘Substantial’ Transmission Rate

Montgomery County isn’t following suit on neighboring D.C.’s reinstatement of a mask mandate amid a resurgence in coronavirus cases — at least for now. County Executive Marc Elrich told WTTG-TV (Channel 5) Thursday that he may revert to an indoor mask mandate if Montgomery reaches a “substantial” transmission rate. The county considers a substantial transmission

VP Harris Meets Poll Workers in Latest Round of Voting Rights Battle

Vice President Kamala Harris, who is becoming the spear-carrier in the Biden administration’s battle over voting rights, recently encouraged some front-line poll workers to embrace their role in protecting voters’ rights. So far she has met elected officials of both major parties, and stands at the vanguard of a multimillion-dollar voting rights campaign launched by