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ACLU Sues Hogan

  • Published in State

Blocking people on Facebook comes back to haunt governor and county takes notice

 

ROCKVILLE – Members of the Montgomery County Council say they’re taking notice after the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit against Gov. Larry Hogan.

The lawsuit, filed Monday, alleges that Hogan’s staff members deleted comments and blocked constituents from viewing his Facebook page.

“The highest purpose of the First Amendment is to protect the right of Americans to engage in political speech and to petition the government to address their concerns," said Deborah Jeon, legal director for the ACLU of Maryland in a statement.

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County Council reaches out via social media

  • Published in Local

facebook logoFor the County Council’s social media presence, “out with the old and in with the new” isn’t exactly the adage to live by.

According to County Council Legislative Information officer Neil Greenberger, the council’s social media team is continuing to utilize both traditional and modern forms of social media outreach.

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