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Montgomery County will resume parking citation late fees

Plus: Council introduces Medicare for all resolution; Kennedy Center screening documentary by Silver Spring native Dave Chappelle

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Montgomery County will resume parking citation late fees

Montgomery County is reminding drivers that late fees for parking tickets will be collected again soon.

The county’s transportation department said collection will start Aug. 1. [WTOP]

Council introduces Medicare for all resolution

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday introduced a resolution urging Congress to guarantee health coverage for all residents through the Health Care Emergency Guarantee Act and the Medicare for All Act of 2021.

This would provide universal, comprehensive health coverage for patients not only during the COVID-19 pandemic, but also longer-term, without copays, deductibles and other out-of-pocket costs. [WDVM]

Kennedy Center screening documentary by Silver Spring native Dave Chappelle

The Kennedy Center is screening Silver Spring native Dave Chappelle’s documentary, an untitled production that follows the comedian to a rural Ohio village in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder and in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic. [Fox 5]

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