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2014 Press Release

Release Date Title
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 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
June 1, 2014 New School Immunization Requirements for 2014-2015 School Year Announced
May 23, 2014 Montgomery County makes first cybersecurity investment in small firm poached from Virginia
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 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 15. 2014 Montgomery County Public Libraries Opens Digital Media Lab
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 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 to Hold Public Hearing on Bill That Would Exempt Certain Stream Restoration Projects from Requirements of Forest Conservation Law Hearing Is Scheduled for Tuesday, June 10, on Bill 25-14
May 8, 2014 Montgomery Council to Hold Public Hearing on Bill That Addresses Sick Leave for Vesting in County Employees’ Retirement Plan Hearing Is Scheduled for Tuesday, June 10, on Bill 23-14
May 8, 2014 Montgomery Council President Craig Rice Announces Interviews for Planning Board Chair Interviews Scheduled for Tuesday, July 8
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
March 31, 2014 State Funding Sought to Upgrade Montgomery Addiction Center
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
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 Montgomery County Council Press Releases & Statements - Council President Rice's Press Conference.
March 28, 2014 Board of Education Seeks High School Juniors/Seniors to Serve as Paid Election Judges
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 27, 2014

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice, Enterprise Holdings Inc., and Local Volunteer to be Honored

February 18, 2014 Council President Rice and other Montgomery County elected offficials, business leaders, community activists and the

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 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

 

 




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