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MoCo Councilmember Gabe Albornoz on The Politics Hour with Kojo Nnamdi
CM Albornoz’s commencement speech at DAR Constitution Hall to the 2019 class of Walt Whitman High School, his alma mater, June 6, 2019.
Official Statement from CM Albornoz on the passing of Dr. Steve Goldstein, May 28, 2019

The Montgomery County Council has lost a member of its family with the passing of Dr. Steve Goldstein, Chief of Staff to Councilmember Craig Rice. Steve was a dedicated public servant and leader. Let’s honor his memory by doing all we can to eradicate ALS and support those impacted by it.

Proclamation recognizing ALS Awareness Month, by Council Vice President Katz and Councilmember Rice

“Council Says After-School Security Measures Lacking. Recent safety upgrades haven't included extracurricular programs,” Bethesda Magazine, March 5, 2019
Albornoc EC Committee

“After that last bell is rung, hundreds if not thousands of students remain in school, which is what we want,” said Albornoz, D-At-Large. “I have observed many of those well thought out policies end, and that is a byproduct of successfully having more students enrolled in extracurricular and enrichment activities,” Councilman Gabe Albornoz. Read Article

Remarks from Councilmember Gabe Albornoz during the Council Commemoration of Black History Month dated February 26, 2019
Montgomery Talks: Gabe Albornoz Describes How Federal Shutdown Hurts County, MCM Podcast dated February 14, 2019

Councilmember Gabe Albornoz says another federal shutdown would have hurt more than just the federal workers in Montgomery County, but also the tens of thousands of people who receive federal services.

HHS Committee Hearing to Discuss Lessons Learned from the 2019 Federal Shutdown, dated January 24, 2019
Current Legislative Priorities

Learn more about legislation sponsored and co-sponsored by Councilmember Albornoz

Bill 2-19, Health – Lead in Drinking Water – Schools
Bill 2-19 will establish a County lead limit for a drinking water outlet in a public school in the County, require remediation of a drinking water outlet in an occupied public school building with a lead concentration greater than the County lead limit; and generally amend the law governing the action level for lead in drinking outlets.

Bill 40-18  Secondhand Personal Property - Dealers – License
Bill 40-18 would exclude certain personal property from the definition of secondhand personal property and provide that a secondhand personal property dealer license expires one year from the date of issuance.

Bill 35-18 Health and Sanitation - Smoking- Outdoor Serving Areas
Bill 35-18 will prohibit smoking in certain outdoor serving areas. A public hearing was held on October 23, 2018.

Bill 1-19 - Police - Officer Involved Death - Independent Investigation
BBill 1-19 would require the Executive to ensure that an independent investigation is performed of each officer involved death.