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February 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Council President George Leventhal News Briefing (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters at his weekly briefing on Feb. 9. Some of the topics discussed included the Purple Line, the search for a new Montgomery County Public Schools superintendent, the retail pet store bill, vaccinations and the latest on the Liquor Board Task Force. You can watch the news […]

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January 12, 2015 | Krista Brick

Leventhal Talks Pepco, the State Budget and Silver Spring Transit Center at News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal held a briefing on Monday where he discussed the Large County Caucus, the Pepco merger and the vote on the Silver Spring Transit Center. Watch the full news conference here.

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October 7, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Rice to Stress Pedestrian Safety on Walk to School Day

The day after two students were struck by a car near Kingsview Middle School in Germantown, Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice is planning to join members of the school’s community to urge drivers and students to use more care in areas where students are walking near schools. Fortunately, the students were not seriously injured […]

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September 22, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Craig Rice on the Search for Jacob and Sarah Hoggle (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Council President Craig Rice shares his thoughts on the status of the search for missing toddlers Sarah (3) and Jacob (2) Hoggle. Take a look: The Hoggle children were reported missing on Sept. 8 by their father Troy Turner. Police search teams have scoured over 13,000 acres in Montgomery County looking […]

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March 10, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Council President Craig Rice’s March 10 Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice addressed several topics  at his weekly briefing with the media on March 10.  He began with Clarksburg, and then discussed the zoning rewrite and the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) budget. He talked at length about his recent trip to Annapolis where he testified on behalf of the school […]

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December 9, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Council President Press Conference (Video & Photos)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice met with the media on Dec. 9 to discuss his goals and objectives for the year ahead. During the nearly 20-minute briefing he stressed his top priorities for small businesses and the agricultural community. He talked about “growing” farming and said he has been in talks with Montgomery County […]

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January 28, 2013 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Media and Montgomery County Bag Fees

Bag Tax Status (Video)

At her weekly press conference on January 28, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro was asked about the status of the bag tax. Take a look.

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January 17, 2013 | Staff Writer

Nancy Navarro council vice president

Navarro Appears on Radio Show

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro will appear on “The Politics Hour” of the WAMU-FM radio show hosted by Kojo Nnamdi and resident analyst Tom Sherwood on Friday, Jan. 18 between noon and 1 p.m. Council President Navarro will talk about Montgomery issues, Maryland statewide issues and her goals during her one-year term as Council […]

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December 7, 2012 | Staff Writer

Nancy Navarro council vice president

Council Elects Navarro President, Rice VP (Photos & Videos)

At the Dec. 4  Montgomery County Council meeting, the county’s elected leaders selected Nancy Navarro as the Council’s newest president. She was nominated by Council member Craig Rice (in both English and Spanish) who noted the historic significance of her new leadership role. Nancy Navarro made some remarks as incoming president of the County Council. […]

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December 3, 2012 | Staff Writer

Roger Berliner “Year In Review” (Video)

During his final press briefing as Council President, Roger Berliner looked back on his year as President with satisfaction that Montgomery County’s public good was advanced. In this video clip he goes into some detail about the challenges and achievements of his year as Council President. Take a look.

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