Councilmember Craig Rice

March 15, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich Unveils $5.7 Billion Spending Plan; Rice Calls It ‘Education Last’ Budget

Community Executive Marc Elrich unveiled his $5.7 billion budget Friday, offering little in new programs. The fiscal 2020 budget grows by 2.5 percent from fiscal 2019, according to the massive budget document. Montgomery County Public Schools gets $2.65 billion, the most of any county agency. The budget now is in the hands of the County […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There’s an Education Budget Meeting at Rockville High School tonight at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to learn about the FY 2020 Budget. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice attend this meeting with MCPS Superintendent Jack R. Smith […]

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February 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 27. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There will be an education budget meeting tonight at E. Brooke Lee Middle School in Silver Spring from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The meeting is hosted by Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools […]

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February 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Liquor Control Forum: Councilmember Craig Rice is hosting a “Get to Know Your Department of Liquor Control Forum” tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Here are more details. 2. Sherwood Meets BOE: There’s […]

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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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