Montgomery County Council Press Releases & Statements

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3/29/2015 Montgomery Council Committee to Continue Discussions on Pesticides Bill Also on Monday, March 30: Latest Crime Statistics, Relocation of Shady Grove School Bus Depot, Consumer Protection
3/27/2015 Montgomery Council President Leventhal to Meet With Media on Monday, March 30. Topics He Will Discuss Include County Budget, Pesticides Bill, Alcohol Reform, Montgomery Being Named ‘The Healthiest County in the State’
3/27/2015 Montgomery Council President Leventhal, Mayorga Organics Owner Martin Mayorga to be Featured Guests on TODAY’S ‘Tuned In’ Radio America Show At 2 p.m. Focus of Show Will Be International Business Opportunities in Montgomery County
3/27/2015 Montgomery County Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Liquor Control to Meet at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 27 It Will Address the Possibility of an Added Fee on Alcohol That Could Increase Revenue, Decrease Consumption
3/26/2015 Montgomery Councilmembers Focus on Poverty Issues at National Conference More Than 1,500 Expected in Washington, D.C., for Conference Hosted by A Wider Circle on Saturday, March 28
3/26/2015 Montgomery Council President Leventhal Lauds Report Declaring Montgomery is Maryland’s ‘Healthiest County’ ‘This Validates Our Efforts to Ensure We Are Creating the Nation’s Healthiest, Safest and Cleanest County’
3/26/2015 Montgomery Councilmember Hucker Lauds Partial Victory in Supreme Court for Pregnant Workers; Hopes U.S. Will Follow Maryland’s Lead Legislation He Helped Pass in Maryland General Assembly In 2013 Protects Right to Stay on the Job
3/25/2015 Montgomery Council Committees to Discuss ‘Bodywork Establishment’ Bill 9-15 On Thursday, March 26, Worksession Will Look at Legislation That Will Help Combat Human Trafficking in the County
3/24/2015 Montgomery County Council to Receive Update on Metrorail Safety from WMATA Also on Tuesday, March 24: Aspen Hill Master Plan, Resolution on Exelon-Pepco Merger, Gas Station Standards
3/20/2015 Montgomery and Prince George’s Council Committees to Meet Jointly to Discuss Shared Transportation Concerns. Also on Monday, March 23: Montgomery Council Committee to Review CIP Needs for Montgomery College
3/20/2015 Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich Will be the Featured Guest on 'En Sintonia' Council Radio Show. At 2 p.m. TODAY on Radio America WACA 1540 AM, He Will Talk About School Space Needs, Body Cameras for Police Officers, Affordable Housing
3/20/2015 Montgomery County Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Liquor Control to Meet at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 20 Committee Will Hear From Representatives of Restaurants, Beer and Wine Stores, Liquor Distributors
3/19/2015 Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice, MCPS Interim Superintendent Bowers, Montgomery College Senior VP Sanjay Rai to Conclude Education Forums on Mon., March 23 At 6:30 p.m. at Churchill High School, They Will Host Final of Five Opportunities to Offer Opin
3/18/2015 Montgomery Council Committee to Discuss MCPS CIP Needs, Portable Classrooms Also on Thursday, March 19: Procedures for Minority-Owned And Local Business Contracting
3/18/2015 Montgomery Council Committee to Discuss Commercial Property Clean Energy Program Also on Wednesday, March 18: Signage for Blocked Sidewalks
3/17/2015 Montgomery Councilmember Riemer Introduces Bill to Create County Office of Child Care and Early Education New Office Would Focus on Providing Affordable, Quality and Enriching Child Care for Families
3/17/2015

Statement of Councilmember Roger Berliner on the Proposed Settlement Between Pepco-Exelon and Montgomery County

3/17/2015 Improving Child Care is Priority Issue for Montgomery Council on Tuesday, March 17
3/16/2015 Councilmember Nancy Navarro Pushes to Expand Licensed Child Care and Provide Affordable Community Use Space for Programs Serving Vulnerable Youth News Conference on Tuesday, March 17, Will Precede Montgomery Hearings on 2 Bills Addressing Child Care Needs
3/16/2015 Statement by Council President Leventhal on County Executive Leggett’s FY16 Recommended Operating Budget
3/13/2015 Montgomery Council Committee to Discuss Bill That Would Ban Most Lawn Pesticides Also on Monday, March 16: ‘Design for Life’ Incentives to Help Create More Housing Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities
3/13/2015 County Council Accepting Applications for County Charter Review Commission DEADLINE EXTENDED Deadline Is Wednesday, April 8, at 5 p.m.
3/13/2015 Angela Franco, President of the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will be the Featured Guest on 'En Sintonia' Council Radio Show At 2 p.m. TODAY on Radio America WACA 1540 AM.
3/12/2015 Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice, MCPS Interim Superintendent Bowers, Montgomery College Senior VP Sanjay Rai to Continue Education Forums on Mon., March 16 At 6:30 p.m. at Kingsview Middle School.
3/12/2015 Montgomery Council Committees to Discuss Inclusion of Child Care Space in Major Public School Construction Projects Also on Thursday, March 12: Apprentice Training Rules
3/10/2015 Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice, MCPS Acting COO Zuckerman, Mont. College President Pollard to Continue Education Forums on Wed., March 11 6:30 p.m. at Gaithersburg High School.
3/10/2015 Montgomery County Council to Receive OLO Report on HOAs, Condo Associations Also on Tuesday, March 10: Office of Procurement, T and E Committee Continues to Address Taxicab Proposals
3/7/2015 Montgomery County Council to Meet With Congressman Chris Van Hollen Also on Monday, March 9: Public Safety Committee to Meet With Police on Implementation of Body Cameras for Officers
3/7/2015 Montgomery Council President Leventhal to Meet With Media on Monday, March 9
3/6/2015 Jonathan Jayes-Green of the Maryland Governor's Commission on Hispanic and Caribbean Affairs Will be the Featured Guest on 'En Sintonia' Council Radio Show
3/6/2015 Montgomery Councilmember Berliner to Host ‘Infrastructure and Growth’ Forum on Saturday, March 7, at B-CC High School Planning Board Chair, MCPS, Elected Officials Will Join Community Leaders and Residents to Discuss School and Transportation
3/6/2015 Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice, MCPS Interim Superintendent Bowers, Montgomery College Senior VP Sanjay Rai to Continue Education Forums on Mon., March 9
3/6/2015 Montgomery County Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Liquor Control to Meet Starting at 1 p.m. TODAY, March 6 Meeting to Start Late Due to Weather Conditions; Committee Scheduled to Hear Report From Inspector General, Input from Employees Organization
3/4/2015 Montgomery County Council Vice President Nancy Floreen Seeks Nominations for 2015 Golden Shovel Awards Council to Recognize Residents Who Went ‘Above and Beyond’ in Helping Clear Ice and Snow from Sidewalks
3/4/2015 County Cable Montgomery’s Show Expands Beyond County Borders Montgomery County Council Vice President Floreen, Congressman Chris Van Hollen Discuss Passions That Drive Their Interests on Newest Edition of ‘No Boundaries’ on CCM
3/4/2015 Montgomery Councilmember Tom Hucker To Testify in Annapolis on Wed., March 4, Against Governor’s Proposed Repeal of Stormwater Management Protection
3/3/2015 Montgomery Council Approves Bill Prohibiting Pet Stores from Selling Dogs or Cats from ‘Puppy Mills’ Bill Seeks to Encourage Finding Pets Through Reputable Breeders and Through Rescue Organizations
3/3/2015 Montgomery Council Unanimously Approves Bill to Ban Electronic Cigarettes Use of e-cigarettes Will Be Prohibited in Public Places Where Traditional Tobacco Smoking Is Prohibited
3/3/2015 Montgomery Council Scheduled to Act on Bills That Would Ban Electronic Cigarettes and Sales of Dogs, Cats from Puppy Mills Also on Tuesday, March 3: Second Stage of Minimum Wage Initiative, Commercial Property Clean Energy Program
3/2/2015 Montgomery Council President Leventhal’s Statement on the Announcement That Senator Mikulski Would Not Seek Re-election