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Craig Rice

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Councilmember Craig Rice

Press Releases & Statements

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  October 11, 2017  Montgomery College Math and Science Center Renovations are Focus of Committee Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 10 a.m.
  October 11, 2017 Councilmember Craig Rice Selects Finalists for Councilmember for a Day Challenge | Winner will be selected on Nov. 29 at Council Youth Town Hall meeting
  October 11, 2017  Council Votes Unanimously to Pass Legislation on Short-Term Rental Services - Legislative proposals from Council Vice President Riemer and Planning Board address short-term residential services like Airbnb and HomeAway
  September 1, 2017 After 17 Months of Closure, Clarksburg Celebrates Reopening of Stringtown Road
By Kevin O’Rourke
  August 24, 2017 About 200 Gather in Rockville to Discuss Universal Prekindergarten
Council member Rice said state, county cooperation is essential to expanding early education

By Bethany Rodgers
  August 22, 2017 Community Discussion on Universal Pre-Kindergarten in Montgomery County 
county-wide meeting on universal pre-k 
  August 15, 2017  Join Councilmember Rice and Superintendent Smith for Community Discussion on Universal Pre-Kindergarten
  August 8, 2017 Community Discussion on Universal Pre-Kindergarten Hosted by Councilmember Rice and Superintendent Smith
  July 17, 2017 Montgomery Co. homicides down but gangs remain major concern, police say
  June 28, 2017 New burial site procedures proposed by Montgomery Councilmembers Rice, Berliner and Leventhal
  June 6, 2017 Montgomery Councilmember Rice seeks entries for 'Councilmember for a Day' challenge for students
  May, 3, 2017 ROCKVILLE, Md., May 3, 2017—Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, who chairs the Council’s Education Committee, again this year will show one Montgomery County high school student what it is like to be a County Councilmember.
  April 18, 2017 Contest seeks to empower young people to become more involved with public policy and government...
  March 29, 2017 Montgomery Councilmember Rice, MCPS Superintendent Smith, College President Pollard to host fifth education forum at Richard Montgomery High on Wednesday, March 29
  March 21, 2017 Montgomery Councilmember Rice, MCPS Superintendent Smith, College President Pollard to host forum on County education priorities at 6:30 p.m. Wed., March 22, at Walter Johnson High School
  January 6, 2017

Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice to be featured guest on ‘Tuned In’ Radio America show

  January 6, 2017

Montgomery Councilmember Rice, MCPS Superintendent Smith, College President Pollard to host 5 forums on education priorities starting Feb. 15 - March 29, 2017

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November 16, 2016

Montgomery County Council member Craig Rice, the council's only African-American member, said Tuesday the result of the recent spate of hate crimes in the county means he has to explain to his young daughters the meaning of racial slurs or what a phrase like “whites only” means...County Officials Say Hate Crimes Are Wake-Up Call Leggett says county police won't help enforce federal immigration laws BY DOUGLAS TALLMAN Published: 2016.11.16 11:14 

November 2, 2016 Press Release:   Record-Setting Sales in Clarksburg Premium Outlets Opening Weekend
October 12, 2016 Press Release :  Capacity crowd attends meeting on Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve Video summary now available of event organized by Councilmember Craig Rice to address program
that preserves almost one-third of County land
October 11, 2016 Press Release:   Wootton High School student Angela Wu named ‘Councilmember for a Day’ Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice developed contest to provide students the opportunity learn about
local government, public policy and leadership
October 10, 2016 Press Release:  Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice to host informational meeting on County's Agricultural Reserve at 6:30 p.m. TODAY, Monday, Oct. 10
October 5, 2016

Press Release:   County Councilmember Craig Rice to host County-wide meeting to provide details
on Montgomery Agricultural Reserve On Monday, Oct. 10, at The Universities at Shady Grove,
residents can learn more about this unique program that preserves almost one-third of the County’s overall land

October 4, 2016 Press Release:   Town Hall Meeting for Students On Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Rockville High school, middle school and local college students can express views and ask questions of Councilmembers on issues such as starting the school year after Labor Day
September 28, 2016  Press Release:    Walk to School Day is October 5, 2016 to celebrate International Walk to School Day, County Executive Ike Leggett, County Councilmembers Sidney Katz and Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith and MCDOT Director Al Roshdieh will join students, parents and community leaders as they walk to Whetstone Elementary School. Participants will meet at 8:30 a.m. at Centerway Park to start the walk and then gather at the school at 9:20 a.m. for a ceremony. 
September 8, 2016 Press Release:   Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice named to commission that will review Maryland State education funding County Council’s Education Committee Chair will serve on panel making first major review of
State education funding in more than 10 years
September 8, 2016 Press Release:   Craig Rice Named to State Education Commission
August 26, 2016 Press Release:   Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice to be featured guest on ‘Tuned In’ Radio America show At 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, on WACA 1540 AM, topics will include Council’s commitment to education, closing the achievement gap, and school bus safety
April 6, 2016 Press Release:   Craig Rice is a Montgomery County Councilmember representing District 2. He serves as the Chairman of the Chesapeake Bay and Water Resources Policy Committee (CBPC), which advises the COG Board of Directors on the Chesapeake Bay Program activities and other regional water quality issues.
March 4, 2016 Press Release:   Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, MCEA President Chris Lloyd to be featured guests at 2:30 p.m. TODAY on Radio America show
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December 15, 2015 Press Release:   Montgomery Councilmember Rice,
Maryland Senate President Miller are featured guests in latest edition of CCM show 'No Boundaries'
October 7, 2015 Press Release:   Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice to Hold Community Meeting for Germantown TONIGHT, Wednesday, Oct. 7 At Northwest High School, He Will Discuss Schools, Traffic, Crime Prevention, Great Seneca Future Development
September 30, 2015 Bethesda Beat:   County Council Bill Would Create Civil Fines for Those Who Pay for Sex...The bill is intended to give county police another tool to fight prostitution and human trafficking
September 30, 2015 Press Release: County Council Bill Would Create Civil Fines for Those Who Pay for Sex
September 22, 2015 Press Release:   Councilmember Craig Rice’s Statement on OLO Report on MCPS Resources and Staffing
September 11, 2015 Press Release:   Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice to Hold Community Meeting for Germantown on Wednesday, Oct. 7 At Northwest High School, He Will Discuss Schools, Traffic, Crime Prevention, Great Seneca Future Development
August 28, 2015 Press Release:   Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice to be Featured Guest on TODAY’S ‘Tuned In’ Radio America Show At 2 p.m.
August 28, 2015 Press Release:   Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice to Hold Community Meeting for Germantown on Wednesday, Oct. 7 At Northwest High School, He Will Discuss Schools, Traffic, Crime Prevention, Great Seneca Future Development
June 26, 2015 Press Release:   Statement of Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice on Governor Hogan’s Decision to Fund Improvements to I-270
June 12, 2015 Press Release:   Councilmember Craig Rice’s Statement on Funding for Montgomery County Public Schools
April 15, 2015 Montgomery Council Approves Bill to Increase Minority Business Participation In County Procurement Process Bill 48-14 Will Help Minorities, Females and Disabled Firms to Overcome Discrimination in Obtaining County Contracts
April 14, 2015 Press Release:   Montgomery Council Appoves Councilmember Craig Rice's Bill 48-14 to Increase Minority Business Participation In The County Procurement Process
March 19, 2015 Press Release:   Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice, MCPS Interim Superintendent Bowers, Montgomery College Senior VP Sanjay Rai to Conclude Education Forums on Mon., March 23 At 6:30 p.m. at Churchill High School, They Will Host Final of Five Opportunities to Offer Opinion
March 12, 2015 Press Release:   Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice, MCPS Interim Superintendent Bowers, Montgomery College Senior VP Sanjay Rai to Continue Education Forums on Mon., March 16 At 6:30 p.m. at Kingsview Middle School
March 10, 2015 Press Release:   Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice, MCPS Acting COO Zuckerman, Mont. College President Pollard to Continue Education Forums on Wed., March 11 6:30 p.m. at Gaithersburg High School
March 6, 2015 Press Release:   Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice, MCPS Interim Superintendent Bowers, Montgomery College Senior VP Sanjay Rai to Continue Education Forums on Mon., March 9
February 24, 2015 Press Release:   Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice, MCPS COO Andrew Zuckerman, Montgomery College President Pollard to Begin Series of Education Forums on Monday, March 2. At 6:30 p.m. at Silver Spring Civic Building
February 6, 2015 Press Release:   Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice Will Be the Featured Guest on 'En Sintonia' Council Radio Show At 2 p.m. TODAY on Radio America WACA 1540 AM, He Will Talk About the Leadership Change at MCPS and the Safety of Students in Schools
February 3, 2015 Press Release:   Statement by Councilmember Craig Rice on MCPS Superintendent Joshua Starr
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November 12, 2014 Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett shakes hand with retired Navy Cmdr. Everrett Alvarez Jr. of Potomac, who was the longest-held prisoner of War in Vietnam...at the Memorial Plaza unveilling...
October 28, 2014 Montgomery County Council Seeks Applicants for 2 Task Forces on the County Procurement Process...Deadline for Applications is Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
October 27, 2014 Montgomery Council President Craig Rice to Meet With Media on Monday, Oct. 27   Topics He Will Discuss Include Property Tax Credit for Seniors of Limited Income, Next Steps to Improve County’s Procurement Process, ‘Ban the Box’ Bill
October 22, 2014 Montgomery County Council’s HHS Committee to Hold Public Hearing on  Thursday, Oct. 23, on Before and After School Child Care Programs in Schools
October 22, 2014

Montgomery Makes first move to address Procurement Disparity Council introduces bills, resolution to address problem, only extends existing program one year

October 1, 2014

Washington Post Report: Large racial, ethnic gap between students, educators in Montgomery schools
Rice said he found it “a little bit more frustrating” that the school system did not have data on the language skills of its professional staff.

Sepptember 9, 2014 Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice to Hold Community Meeting for Montgomery Village on Monday, Sept. 22
August 27, 2014 School bus cameras catch 710 vehicles passing illegally - May survey reports 900 county violations in one day
August 19, 2014 Mobility Assessment Report Identifies Congested Intersections (VIDEO)
July 30, 2014 County Cable Montgomery’s Show Expands Beyond County Borders Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice Talks With Prince George’s Council Chair Mel Franklin on Newest Edition of ‘No Boundaries’ on CCM
July 7, 2014 Montgomery Council President Craig Rice to Meet With Media TODAY, Monday, July 7 Among Topics He Will Discuss Are the Upcoming Interviews to Decide a New Chair of the County Planning Board, the Outcome of the Close District 5 Council Race from the Marylan
June 30, 2014 Montgomery Council President Craig Rice to Meet With Media TODAY, Monday, June 30 Among Topics He Will Discuss Are the Results of the June 24 Maryland Primaries and the White Oak Master Plan
June 26, 2014 The responsibility of elected officials and society is to take care of their own, and Montgomery County is unique in its commitment to the less fortunate, Rice said.  “Every person matters,” he said.
June 25, 2014 Elrich, Floreen, Leventhal, Riemer Win in Unofficial Results of Montgomery County Council At-Large Democratic Primary Unofficial Winners in District Democratic Primary: Berliner (District 1), Rice (District 2), Katz (District 3); Hucker Holds Narrow Lead
June 10, 2014 “We should not have many of our public safety folks as well as our teachers that cannot afford to live here in Montgomery County,” Rice (D-Dist. 2) of Germantown said.
June 6, 2014 Montgomery Council President Craig Rice to Meet With Media on Monday, June 9 Among Topics He Will Discuss Are the Impact of the New FY 2015 Budget That Goes Into Effect on July 1; Goals for the Second Half of His Term as President
May 22, 2014

Statement of Council President Craig Rice on Unanimous Approval of FY15 Budget

May 22, 2014 Montgomery County Council Unanimously Approves $4.99 Billion Total Operating Budget for FY 2015—An Increase of 3.8 Percent
May 22, 2014 Statement of Council President Craig Rice on Unanimous Approval of FY15 Budget
May 22, 2014 Montgomery County Council Unanimously Approves $4.99 Billion
May 15, 2014 Council President Craig Rice: ‘We Were Able to Accomplish Much Given the Resources Available’ - Montgomery Council Reaches Unanimous Tentative Agreement on $4.99 Billion  Total Operating Budget for FY 2015; Budget Has 3.8 Percent Increase
May 15, 2014 Montgomery Council Reaches Unanimous Tentative Agreement on $4.99 Billion  Total Operating Budget for FY 2015;
Budget Has 3.8 Percent Increase
May 14, 2014 Montgomery County Council to Discuss Plan to Provide MCPS With Its Full Funding Request for Fiscal Year 2015 Also on Wednesday, May 14, Fuel/Energy Tax Rate, Overview of Revenues and Expenditures, Property Tax Rate, Transportation Changes
May 13, 2014 Montgomery County Council to Take Action on Resolution Urging Doubling of Fines for Passing a Stopped School Bus to $250 Also on Tuesday, May 13: Review of Budget Requests for Environmental Protection, Correction and Rehabilitation; Worksession on Kennedy
May 12, 2014 Montgomery County Council Education Committee Recommends Plan to Provide MCPS With Its Full Funding Request for Fiscal Year 2015 Full Council Will Consider Plan on Wednesday, May 14
May 9, 2014 Montgomery Council Education Committee to Have Significant Discussion Regarding MCPS Funding for FY15
May 8, 2014 Montgomery Council to Hold Public Hearing on Bill That Would Change Accessibility Features Eligible for Property Tax Credit Hearing Is Scheduled for Tuesday, June 10, on Bill 24-14
May 8, 2014 Montgomery Council President Craig Rice Announces Interviews for Planning Board Chair Interviews Scheduled for Tuesday, July 8
May 7, 2014 Montgomery Council President Craig Rice Announces Interviews for Planning Board Chair -
Interviews Scheduled for Tuesday, July 8
May 7, 2014 Montgomery council tentatively approves more officers for Wheaton, Germantown -- Gazette.Net:
May 6, 2014 Montgomery County Council to Receive Update on Silver Spring Transit Center Also on Thursday, May 8: Annual Meeting with Prince George’s Council to Discuss Bi-County Issues
May 6, 2014 Montgomery County Council to Introduce Resolution Urging Doubling of Fine for Passing a Stopped School Bus to $250 Also on Tuesday, May 6: More Than 50 FY15 Budget Items Set for Tentative Approval; Review of Budgets for Fire and Rescue, Transportation
May 6, 2014 Montgomery County Council to Introduce Resolution Urging Doubling of Fine for Passing a Stopped School Bus to $250 on Tuesday, May 6
May 2, 2014 Montgomery Council President Craig Rice to Meet With Media on Monday, May 5
April 25, 2014 Montgomery Council President Craig Rice to Meet With Media on Monday, April 28th.   Among Topics He Will Discuss Are School Resource Officers, An Update on Montgomery School Construction Funding,Recent Report on Homelessness in County
April 18, 2014 County Executive Leggett, Council President Rice To Make Announcement Concerning Bringing Public Sewer Service to Clarksburg Historic District
April 2, 2014 Montgomery County Council to Hold 5 Public Hearings on FY15 Operating Budget. Residents Can Sign Up to Speak at Afternoon and Evening Hearings in Rockville on April 8, 9 and 10
April 1, 2014 Montgomery County Council Adopts Limited Amendment for Ten Mile Creek
April 1, 2014 Montgomery Council to Address Plans for New Wheaton Library, Community Center Also on Tuesday, April 1: Resolution to Further Reduce Fuel/Energy Tax Rates, Proposed Extended Hours for Ride On ‘Kids Ride Free’ Program, Planning Board Report
March 28, 2014 Board of Education Seeks High School Juniors/Seniors to Serve as Paid Election Judges
March 26, 2014 Montgomery Council, advocates push for healthy school foods..."Rice said he thinks students will warm up to healthier options if the school system provides them." Gaxette.Net
March 22, 2014 Montgomery Council Committee to Discuss Office of Legislative Oversight Report on Youth and Work in Montgomery County Also on Monday, March 24:  Proposed Historic Designation for Park Properties, Including Wheaton Youth Center
March 22, 2014 Council President Craig Rice to Meet With Media on Monday March 24, Among Topics He Will Discuss Are the Recomended Fiscal Year 2015 Oerating Budget, Proposed Healthy Food Program for MCPS, First Meeting of Washington Regional Leaders
March 19, 2014 Montgomery Council Committees to Discuss Healthy Food Proposal with MCPS Also on Thursday, March 20, Public Campaign Financing Bill, Forming an Interagency Commission on Homelessness

March 19, 2014

Council President Rice Brings 5 Council Leaders from Around the Washington Metrop olitan Region to Discussed Shared Issues
March 19, 2014 Montgomery County Council to Hold 5 Public Hearings on the  FY15 Operating Budget Residents Can sign Up Starting March 20 to Speak at Afternoon and Evening Hearings in Rockville on April 8, 9 and 10th.
March 18, 2014 Montgomery Council to Hold Public Hearing on Bill That Would Prohibit Use of Self-Service Machines to Purchase Items Hearing  Is Schedlued for Tuesday, April 8, on Bill 18-14 That Would Limit Simple Resale of Items Like Cell Phones...Council President Rice is the Chief Sponsor of Bill 18-14
March 18, 2014 Montgomery County Council Receives Office of Legislative Oversight Report on Change Orders in County Construction Projects
March 17, 2014 Statement by Council President Rice on County Executive Leggett's FY15 Recommended Operating Budget
March 17, 2014 Council President Craig Rice meets with Media at his Monday Morning Press Conference
March 13, 2014

Montgomery Council Seeks Applicants for the Montgomery County Planning Board

March 11, 2014 Council President and Vice President Urge MCPS to Support programs for healthier food
March 10, 2014 Montgomery Council President believes there’s still hope for school funding bill -- Gazette.Net: 
February 25, 2014 Decrease in Montgomery County Crime Rate
February 19, 2014 Council President Craig Rice will be Honored for His Work with Helping the Homeless - March 6, 2014
February 18, 2014 Council President Rice and other Montgomery County elected offficials, business leaders, community activists and the
February 12, 2014
Linkages to Learning Program may expand to help more students, families..."County Council President Craig Rice, who serves as the chairman of the council’s Education Committee, said Tuesday that the program has been a...

February 10, 2014

Montgomery County Council to Discuss CIP Requests for Montgomery County Schools
February 7, 2014 Council President Rice to meet with Media on Monday, February 10, 2014
February 5, 2014 Montgomery County Council to Host Town Hall Meeting for Clarksburg Area on Wednesday, February 26, at Rocky Hill
February 3, 2014 Council President Rice to Meet With Media on February 3rd.  Among topics He Will Discuss Are ...

January 16, 2014

Craig Rice selected as chair of Montgomery County Council's Education Committtee
January 14, 2014 Council President Craig Rice Outlines Next Steps to Fill District 5 Council Seat Interviews Scheduled for Jan. 17, 22, 
January 14, 2014 One On One With Council President Craig Rice on WUSA 9
January 13, 2014 Montgomery Council President Rice Asks Residents to Contribute to Aid for Fire Victims
January 10, 2014 Montgomery Department of Environmental Protection to Detail Stormwater Projects. Council President Rice Urges
January 8, 2014 Montgomery’s 100,000 Homes Campaign Takes Active Role in Helping County’s Most Vulnerable Homeless in Frigid Weather
January 1, 2014 New African Store Opens in Clarksburg
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December 17, 2013 Council President Craig Rice Outlines Process to Fill Montgomery District 5 Vacancy...Application Deadline is January 8, 2014
December 15, 2013 Montgomery Council president aims for more collaboration with Prince George’s, D.C.
December 11, 2013 Taking the Reins, Gazette.net
December 11, 2013 Statement of Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice on Process to Fill District 5 Vacancy
December 3, 2013 Montgomery County Council Elects Craig Rice as President, George Leventhal as Vice President or 2013-14

June 26, 2013

Montgomery County Council vice President Rice to Hold Meeting Today, Wed., June 26, to Explain Clarksburg Retail Proposals..
June 18, 2013 Council Vice President Rice will hold a Clarksburg Community Meeting on June 26, 2013, at Rocky Hill Middle School at 7:00 p.m....
May 16, 2013 Statement of Council Vice President Craig Rice on Tentative Agreement on FY14 County Aggregate Operating Budget
April 2, 2013 County Executive Leggett and County Council Vice President Rice Kick Off Child Abuse Prevention Month
March 12, 2013 Montgomery County Public Libraries Among Top 100 Libraries to Follow on Twitter.
Feb 22, 2013 The Montgomery County Council will be holding a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, March 13th at the AFI Theatre.
Feb 4-8, 2013 Council Members' week on food subsidy both personal and political February 11, 2013, by Bill Turque, The Washington Post
February 1, 2013 Montgomery County Police Redistricting to Take Effect on February 4, 2013
Jan 20, 2013 Clarksburg at center of fight to build Montgomery County's next shopping destination.
Jan 17, 2013 Montgomery County Business Owners Gather at MCM Studios for the Small business Networking Breakfast.
January 16. 2013 Councilman promises more police, school system promises to study security upgrades.
January 15, 2013 Montgomery Council Vice President Rice to Meet Germantown Residents at Black Rock. Development, Transportation, Schools, Crime Among Topics He Will Address at Town Hall Meeting on Monday, Jan. 28th
January 13, 2013 Montgomery County Vice President Rice and Councilmember Andrews, to Join Forum on PTA Forum on School Safety, Emergency Preparedness on Wednesday, Jan. 16th
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Dec 11, 2012 Montgomery County Council Approves Anti-Bullying Resolution - Council Vice President Craig Rice co-sponsors
Dec 4, 2012 In my two-year tenure on the County Council, I have seen some fantastic firsts,” Rice (D-Dist. 2) of Germantown said. “Colleagues, it is now time for us to embark on yet another historical moment as we elect the first Latina to ever serve as our county council president.”
Nov 5, 2012 County Councilmember Craig Rice comments on Limited Master Plan Amendment for Ten Mile Creek Area "I believe that any development proposed in the watershed area needs to ensure it has a proper mechanisms in place to protect water quality within Ten Mile Creek."
Oct 13, 2012 County Councilmember Craig Rice regarding Royce Hanson’s Sept. 30 Local Opinions piece, “Is Clarksburg on the verge of another development disaster?”
Oct 13, 2012 Montgomery County Council Seeks Applicants for Grants Advisory Group Application Deadline is 4 p.m., November 15, 2012
Sep11, 2012 The Montgomery County Council unanimously passed Councilmember Craig Rice's proposed Bill 21-12 to band the use of coal tar in Montgomery County.
June 20, 2012 Libraries Announce Summer Reading Programs by Peggy McEwan, Staff Writer
May 24, 2012 Rice on the FY13 Budget
May 17, 2012 Councilmember Craig Rice (D-Dist 2) justfied the per-person expense of the program. “It costs us at least $30,000 to incarcerate someone,” he said. “I know the costs associated with Conservation Corps are high; I think that the social costs are even higher.” Rice said the county currently pays private contractors for work that he said corps members could do, like power washing a bus facility on Clopper Road in Germantown.
May 7, 2012 Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice Helps Celebrate Future Germantown Town Center Urban Park
May 2, 2012 New Brunswick Line stops proposed for MARC...trains will stop more in Montgomery County, less in West Virginia
March 15,2012 Councilmember Craig Rice said the best way to reduce crime is for citizens to stay actively engaged in their community.
Mar 6, 2012 Councilmember Craig Rice, County Executive Ike Leggett, Police Chief Thomas Manger and Commander of the Sixth District Police Department, Captain Willie Parker-Loan will hold a MontgomeryVillage Community meeting to address crime and related solutions.
Feb 28,2012 For Montgomery County, the proposed pension shift would cost $47 million in Fiscal Year 2013 and $315 million over the next five years.
Feb 14, 2012 Montgomery Council Committee to Discuss Recommended CIP for County Libraries on Wednesday.
Feb 7, 2012 Council President Berliner Appoints Craig Rice Council Lead for Libraries, Hans Riemer Lead for Digital Government.
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Dec 13, 2011 At the meeting Montgomery County Councilman Craig Rice (D-Dist.2) of Germantown, announced plans to introduce legislation in January that would make the testing of sediment from local lakes mandatory.
Dec 12, 2011 Montgomery lawmaker wants to quash mob robberies...Pair of thefts at 7-Eleven stores sparks push for new law
"This isn't to throw more kids in jail. This isn't to ruin children's lives," said Councilman Craig L. Rice (D-Dist. 2) of Germantown. "This is to save them. By instituting stronger penalties, we hope that they choose not to participate in these types of crimes."
Dec 12, 2011 Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice, State Delegate Jeffrey Waldstreicher Unveil Bill to Address ‘Theft by Mob’ Robberies Today in Germantown.
Dec 9, 2011 Montgomery Council Committees to Discuss Clarksburg Buildout, Infrastructure
Dec 9, 2011 Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice, State Delegate Jeffrey Waldstreicher to Unveil Bill Addressing ‘Theft by Mob’ Robberies On Monday, Dec. 12, in Germantown
June 29, 2011 Montgomery County Council Approves Clarksburg Plan Amendment That Could Lead to Grocery Store Sooner.
County Councilmember Rice and fellow members of the Montgomery County Council worked together to move forward in Clarksburg.
July 26, 2011 Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice to Help Celebrate Opening of ‘Miracle Field’ At South Germantown Park on Aug. 1
June 29, 2011 Montgomery County Council Approves Clarksburg Plan Amendment That Could Lead to Grocery Store Sooner
June 21, 2011 Montgomery Councilmember Nancy Floreen Sponsors 2 Bills to Help Clarksburg.
The introduction of the bills begins the legislative process toward possible enactment. Public hearings are scheduled for each bill at 1:30 p.m. on July 12 at the Council Office Building in Rockville.
June 20, 2011 Montgomery Councilmember Rice to Discuss Future of Clarksburg With Residents. Prime Concerns and Needs for Clarksburg Development Will Be Addressed at His Town Hall Meeting on June 27, 2011
June 20, 2011 Montgomery County Council to Address Roadside Solicitation by County Employees on Tuesday, June 21. Bill 12-11, whose chief sponsor is Councilmember Phil Andrews and whose co-sponsors are Council President Valerie Ervin and Councilmember Craig Rice.
June 17, 2011 Montgomery County Councilman Craig Rice, D-2nd District, was invited to the White House through the People for the American Way Foundation's Young Elected Officials Network.
County Councilman Rice meets with President Obama.
June 17, 2011 Councilmember Craig Rice met with Senior Advisors to the President
I had the opportunity to meet with Senior Advisors to the President to discuss education, energy and economic policy. Later, we were addressed by the President at a reception in the White House. Here are his remarks.
June 16, 2011 Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice to Meet with President Obama and Administration Officials in Washington on Friday, June 17
March 2, 2011 Montgomery Councilmember Rice Testifies in Support of State Anti-Bullying Bill
March 2, 2011 Councilmember Craig Rice honored for his support and sponsorship for work to help the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Feb 15, 2011 Montgomery Council Approves Measure That Could Lead to Grocery Store in Clarksburg
Feb 2, 2011 Montgomery County Organizational Reform Commission’s Final Report Outlines Recommendations for Cost-Savings, Enhanced Efficiencies
Feb 1, 2011 Montgomery Councilmember Rice Discusses Future of Clarksburg With Residents


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