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Council President Hucker and Senator Chris Van Hollen hold joint media availability today at 11 a.m. to discuss American Rescue Plan, Council’s review of FY 2022 Operating Budget, and provide an update on Covid-19 vaccine rollout

For Immediate Release: Monday, March 22, 2021

Rockville, Md., Mar. 22 2021—Council President Tom Hucker will be joined by U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) for a media briefing to discuss the American Rescue Plan today at 11 a.m.

Sen. Van Hollen will provide an overview of the American Rescue Plan and outline key provisions in the relief package that will benefit Montgomery County residents and local government.

Council President Hucker will share how the American Rescue Plan impacts the County’s recommended Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2022.

In addition, Council President Hucker and Council Vice President Gabe Albornoz will discuss the new Board of Health regulation, including guidance for youth sports, and provide an update on progress being made on Montgomery County’s new vaccination location at Montgomery College’s Germantown campus.

Montgomery County Health and Human Services Director Dr. Raymond Crowel will join the media availability and provide a Covid-19 public health update.

The media availability will be held via Zoom and is for credentialed members of the media only. 

Members of the media must RSVP before 10:30 a.m. today to Sonya Healy at to receive the Zoom login information. 

For more information contact: Sonya Healy, legislative information officer, at or 240-328-2069.

Genevieve Kurtz, communications director, Office of Council President Hucker at or (240) 777-7937. Release ID: 21-113
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 240-777-7926, Genevieve Kurtz 240-777-7837
Categories: Tom Hucker