Councilmember Craig Rice

June 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Councilmember Craig Rice to Receive Cornerstone Award for Education and Leadership

The Metropolitan Kappa Youth Foundation will award Councilmember Craig Rice the Cornerstone Award for Education and Leadership at the Annual Black and White Scholarship Gala on June 8. Councilmember Rice is committed to making the county’s education budget process transparent. He organized Education Budget Forums throughout the County from 2015 through 2017 to provide information […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council to Host Town Hall Meeting in White Oak March 14

The Montgomery County Council will host a Town Hall Meeting in White Oak on Wednesday, March 14. The nine-member Council includes President Hans Riemer, Vice President Nancy Navarro and Councilmembers Roger Berliner, Marc Elrich, Nancy Floreen, Tom Hucker, Sidney Katz, George Leventhal and Craig Rice. According to a news release, the meeting will be held […]

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February 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Five Education Forums Scheduled Around Montgomery County Begin Feb. 21

Residents will have the chance to hear information and to offer comments on the programs and budgets of Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College in a series of public forums that start Feb. 21, a county statement said. Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith and college President DeRionne Pollard will host […]

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December 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Council Measure Would Prohibit Median Strip Solicitations

Panhandlers might have to move off the median strip if Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice gets a bill passed. Rice says he believes the median strip is too dangerous for soliciting passing motorists, whether the good cause is for someone down onttheir luck or for a nonprofit. “What we’ve seen is consistently over the past […]

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November 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 1 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Road Safety: County Executive Leggett will announce the county’s two-year action plan to eliminate traffic deaths at a briefing at the Executive Office Building in Rockville. 2. Takoma Park Election: Early voting starts today at the Takoma Park Community Center from 2 to 8 p.m. […]

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October 12, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: Meet Councilmember Craig Rice (VIDEO)

The topic on this episode of Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic is civic involvement. Terrel and Nic are joined by the Honorable Craig Rice from the Montgomery County Council. Their conversation covers how the Councilman got involved in being on the Montgomery County Council. He also gives examples of how easy it can […]

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September 4, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidates March in Labor Day Parades (VIDEO)

Monday was the unofficial end of summer, and it was the unofficial start of the political season. With parades in Kensington and Gaithersburg, politicians were out in full force. Here’s what the four declared candidates for county executive have to say about what voters are telling them at this early stage of the campaign: We […]

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August 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Opens Widened Section of Stringtown Road (VIDEO)

County officials cut the ribbon Thursday on a 3,200-foot section of Stringtown Road in Clarksburg, widening the road from two lanes to four lanes, adding bike paths and a sidewalk. On Monday, County Executive Ike Leggett and other officials were in Prince George’s County to break ground for the Purple Line, a transit project that […]

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June 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Katz Finds Common Ground with Dogs

A bill offered by Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz would create canine freedom at dog parks established by county municipalities. Katz introduced the bill at the council’s meeting June 20. Dogs now can be off-leash (technically “at large”) in dog parks in Montgomery County established and overseen by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission […]

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June 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Councilmember Craig Rice Announces Re-Election Bid

Councilmember Craig Rice ended speculation Friday that he would run for county executive and instead seek re-election. “I’ve decided to launch my re-election campaign and I hope you’ll be there with me,” Rice said in a video statement he distributed. Rice represents District 2, which covers Germantown, Damascus and other upcounty communities. In the video, […]

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