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February 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council President Nancy Floreen News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen began her weekly news briefing with condolences for the families involved in the fatal Bethesda collision over the weekend. Floreen discussed that fatal crash and a variety of other topics at the Feb. 29th briefing including: the Council’s support for DUI laws, the new Economic Development Corporation, the status […]

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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 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember George Leventhal Winds Down His Term as President (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal’s term as Council President ends on Dec. 1. At his weekly briefing on Nov. 30, Leventhal recapped some of the highlights of the past year. He also fielded questions from reporters about the Department of Liquor Control, Montgomery County Public Schools, homeless vets, Syrian refugees and his future plans. […]

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April 15, 2015 | Aline Barros

Vandalism Suspect: “I Really Regret What I Did, I’m Really Sorry” (VIDEO)

In an interview outside his Gaithersburg home today, the 18-year-old charged with vandalism at the Shaare Torah synagogue says he is not a racist person and that he is really sorry. “I want to say that I really regret what I did and I’m really sorry. I shouldn’t have done it. … I’m not a […]

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April 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Announce Arrest in Shaare Torah Vandalism Case (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

From the beginning, video played a key role in the vandalism case at the Shaare Torah synagogue and today Montgomery County Police said it was a video from a nearby business that resulted in the arrest of an 18-year-old suspect. Corporal Rebecca Innocenti answered questions about the arrest of that teen in front of the […]

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November 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Council President Craig Rice News Briefing Set for Nov. 24

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice is scheduled to meet with members of the media at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 24, to discuss key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. Among the topics he is expected to discuss are the potential impact of Maryland’s […]

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July 21, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Senator Ben Cardin Meets with County Councilmembers (Video & Photos)

U.S.Senator Ben Cardin met with members of the Montgomery County Council today (July 21) at noon. The elected leaders discussed a variety of issues from local transportation issues to cybersecurity to recent international events. MyMCMedia’s Krista Brick was tweeting (see below) from the meeting that was held at the 6th floor conference room of the […]

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July 20, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Council President Craig Rice to Meet with Media on July 21

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice is scheduled to meet with reporters at 11 a.m. on July 21 to discuss key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. At the briefing, he is expected to discuss the July 17 meeting of Washington, D.C. region legislative leaders […]

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June 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Council President Craig Rice Weekly Briefing (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice held his weekly briefing on June 9 where he talked about his priorities for the coming months and fielded questions from reporters and Montgomery County resident Judy Koenick. Some of the topics discussed included his endorsement of District 5 County Council candidate Christopher Barclay, the upcoming election and expected […]

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May 5, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Council President Craig Rice Briefing (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice held his weekly briefing with the media on May 5 to discuss a variety of topics including the Council’s latest budget deliberations, the Silver Spring Transit Center, school resource officers, safety at Northwest High School, school bus cameras and more. You can watch the briefing in its entirety here:

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