February 3, 2020

Hundreds Participate In Montgomery County Commission for Women 40th Annual Women's Legislative Briefing

Hundreds turned out for the 40th Anniversary Women’s Legislative Briefing hosted by the Montgomery County Commission for Women. The event was held Sunday, Jan. 26 at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville.

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich joined U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen; Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks; Barbara Harrison, award-winning journalist; and Commissioners from the Montgomery County Commission for Women as speakers for the event.

Elrich addressed winning passage of several Maryland legislative issues important to the Commission for Women. Those included making strangulation a first-degree assault; protecting victims of human trafficking; non-disclosure of salary history; and, a family and medical leave insurance program.

The event included a reception with elected officials and the induction of Councilmember Nancy Navarro into the Women’s History Archives.