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Progressive Cheverly Anthony Brown Town Hall

For a town of just over 6,000 residents it is great to see so many leaders come to us to talk about the issues that they are facing in their respective chambers.

In January, Progressive Cheverly brought our state Senator Victor Ramirez and State Delegates Jimmy Tarlau and Diane Fennell to a packed room of constituents asking a range of questions about the legislative session.
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Just last week Progressive Cheverly welcomed Congressman Anthony Brown who stayed late to respond to all of the questions from our packed audience.  Congressman Brown has been to a lot of
town halls recently but this one great because it was a smaller setting so everyone that lined up to ask a question was able to.

One thing that stood out from Congressman Brown's statement was that he is not only looking to continue legislation that former Congresswoman Donna Edwards introduced in the last session of congress.  Also, if you'd like for him to cosponsor a bill he suggested sending him a comment on facebook about the bill you'd like him to look into and he'll check it out.

Next Up:  The Cheverly Women's Club is hosting a Meet the Candidate Forum on April 26 at the Community Center from 7-9pm.  It'll be your chance to talk to the candidates running for each of the town Wards.

Next month on Thursday May 4, talk by Corey Flintoff, longtime NPR international correspondent based in Moscow, now retired, and a Cheverly resident. He will be interviewed by Dr. Liz Papazian, who is a specialist in Russian studies teaching at the University of Maryland. To be followed by a Q&A session with audience members. 7:00 pm, Hoyer Education Center (cafeteria), 2300 Belleview Ave. (Parking Available) Light refreshments will be served.


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