Vito Anastasia

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Vito is a Business Intelligence Analyst with a love for civics. He is an active advocate and activist, especially in the LGBTQ community. He lives in Bethesda, MD with his dog and cat.
Montgomery County State

Maryland SNAP Recipients can now use their EBT card to purchase groceries through Instacart

In October, Aldi and Instacart announced that they would begin accepting grocery orders for SNAP recipients through Instacart’s app. If

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Government State

COVID-19 Exposure Notifications are now available in Maryland on iOS and Android devices

COVID-19 Exposure Notifications are now available for Maryland. The notification system is an API developed by Apple and Google in

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Education Elections Montgomery County

Shebra Evans wins re-election to Montgomery County Board of Education District 4 seat

Shebra Evans has won re-election to the Board of Education District 4 seat over challenger Steve Solomon by 80,169 votes.

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Education Elections Montgomery County

Rebecca Smondrowski wins re-election to Montgomery County Board of Education District 2 seat

The race for the District 2 seat in the Montgomery County Board of Education race saw the least amount of

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Education Elections Montgomery County

Lynne Harris wins election to Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large seat

The Montgomery County Board of Education race was one of the most controversial races I’ve ever seen in local politics.

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Government Montgomery County

What’s wrong with higher taxes?

Adam Pagnucco at The Seventh State recently wrote about Montgomery County’s spending during the pandemic, arguing that the county needs

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Elections Government Montgomery County

Sarbanes, Trone, Raskin win re-election to the House of Representatives

While votes are still being counted in Montgomery County and the rest of Maryland, I feel confident in saying that

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Education Montgomery County

Educational disparities in Black, Latino, and low-income students continue to widen during COVID-19 pandemic

According to a study conducted by the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, Montgomery County students who

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Elections Government Montgomery County

Germantown, Gaithersburg, Wheaton lead turnout in Early Voting

Germantown, Gaithersburg (Bohrer Park), and Wheaton lead turnout in Early Voting so far. With one day left for in person

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Elections Government Montgomery County

Dismal Voter Turnout on Day 7 of Early Voting

Only 7.969 participated in Early Voting on Day 7. This is far below the voter turnout for Day 7 of

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