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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
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
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August 27, 2014 School bus cameras catch 710 vehicles passing illegally - May survey reports 900 county violations in one day
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
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.
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 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:
April 18, 2014 County Executive Leggett, Council President Rice To Make Announcement Concerning Bringing Public Sewer Service to Clarksburg Historic District
March 28, 2014 Board of Elections Seeks High School Juniors/Seniors to Serve as Paid Election Judges
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 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 Rice:  Montgomery County will Protect minimum-wage increase
February 10, 2014 Montgomery School Bus cams result in 10 citaitons in first month
January 14, 2014 One On One With Council President Craig Rice on WUSA 9
January 1, 2014 New African Store Opens in Clarksburg
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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?”
Sep 11, 2012 County Council today unanimously approved Councilmember Craig Rice's Bill 21-12 that will prohibit the use and sale of certain coal-tar products in Montgomery County.
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 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.
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.
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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."
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.
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 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.


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