September 1, 2021

‘What’s Happening MoCo’ Podcast Talks to Maryland State Senator Cheryl Kagan in Newest Episode

Maryland State Senator Cheryl Kagan shares her passion for 911 emergency call service and talks about how the system must continually adjust and improve to help residents in potential crisis situations in the latest episode of the “What’s Happening MoCo” podcast. Senator Kagan has dedicated significant time to the statewide 911 commission, whose creation she strongly supported, and currently chairs. In addition to outlining her work as it relates to 911 service modernization, Senator Kagan shared her journey in Maryland politics and how COVID-19 has affected her role.

A member of the Senate since 2015, Senator Kagan represents Montgomery County’s District 17. She is vice chair of the Senate’s Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, Previously, she served in the House of Delegates from 1995-2003.

The interview with Senator Kagan was recorded live during the recent Montgomery County Agricultural Fair in Gaithersburg. The podcast is now available.

For more information about Cheryl Kagan visit or

The on-demand video of the newest episode can be viewed via the What’s Happening MoCo Facebook page at The podcast also can be heard via several popular podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts at, Spotify, Amazon Music (ask Alexa to play the What’s Happening MoCo podcast), iHeartRadio, Google Podcasts and others.

In past episodes, podcast host Derrick Kenny has talked with guests on a wide variety of subjects. Guests have included elected officials, Montgomery employees who specialize in specific aspects of government, business leaders and entertainers who live in the County. New podcasts are released twice a month.

Residents and others interested in asking a question or suggesting a topic to be addressed in a future episode are encouraged to engage via the Facebook page or via e-mail at

What’s Happening MoCo podcast episode archives can be accessed by visiting the podcast’s webpage at