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August 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Councilmember Sidney Katz Files For Re-Election (VIDEO)

With his wife Sally by his side, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, a Democrat, filed his paperwork at the Board of Elections Wednesday as he prepares to run for re-election to his District 3 seat in 2018.  A former mayor of Gaithersburg, Katz is finishing his first term on the County Council and it’s a […]

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February 6, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Sidney Katz Inducted in Hall of Mayors at Gaithersburg City Hall (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Sidney Katz was inducted in the Gaithersburg Hall of Mayors on Monday night at Gaithersburg City Hall.  Katz served the city as mayor from 1998-2014. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more in this report, below: Watch the entire presentation, which included some good-natured teasing from his former city colleagues and a surprise […]

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November 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Wootton High School Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice  selected Wootton High School student Angela Wu as the winner of his “Councilmember for a Day” challenge. Wu served as an honorary Councilmember today and participated in the Council’s session. “It’s just really unique to be able to sit with all the councilmembers and to see what it’s really like upfront […]

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October 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Wootton High School Student Angela Wu Wins Councilmember for a Day Challenge (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice has selected Angela Wu as the winner of his “Councilmember for a Day” challenge. Wu, a Wootton High School student, will shadow Rice this fall to learn what it’s like to be a Councilmember. Find out more in this video report, below: Read Wu’s winning essay, here.    

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September 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

CSAAC Recognizes Montgomery County Council for Continued Autism Funding (VIDEO)

The Community Services for Autistic Adults (CSAAC) is a nationally recognized leader when it comes to developing services for people with autism. The organization recently honored the County Council for its continued support. Susan Kenedy reports: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rice on Selection of Dr. Jack Smith as Next MCPS Superintendent (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, who also chairs the Council’s Education Committee, shares his thoughts on the appointment of Dr. Jack Smith as the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools.

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February 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Talks Blizzard, DLC, Watkins Mill Interchange and More at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

The Blizzard of 2016 was the hot topic at Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen’s weekly briefing on Feb. 1st.    Floreen said she has requested that executive staff from all county departments involved in storm operations participate in a special session with Councilmembers on Feb. 9th. As for the cost of the storm, Floreen […]

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November 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Councilmember Ryan Spiegel on His Reelection (VIDEO)

The vice president of the Gaithersburg City Council, Ryan Spiegel, has won reelection to the City Council. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Spiegel talks about his win and what’s next. Spiegel received the most votes of any of the council or mayoral candidates on the ballot in the city’s Nov. 3rd election. According to the […]

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October 7, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Councilmember Nancy Floreen to Receive CEASE Policy Advocacy Award

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Floreen is scheduled to receive the 2015 Policy Advocacy Award on Oct. 10 from Communities Engaged in Advocating for Smoke-free Environments (CEASE) for her work to ban electronic cigarette use in places where traditional tobacco smoking is prohibited. The award will be presented at the CEASE annual conference that will start […]

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September 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Governor Larry Hogan Appoints Members to Commission on Hispanic Affairs

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today announced appointments to the Governor’s Commission on Hispanic Affairs. The commission represents and engages the Hispanic community in partnership with state government to promote social, cultural, and business interests. The purpose of the commission is to identify the issues affecting Hispanics and develop the appropriate responses and programs, including conducting […]

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