For universal pre-k, start with low income kids.

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I believe that creating opportunity for children is one of local government’s most urgent responsibilities. Not only to promote inclusion and equity, but because our world’s challenges are too complex to be solved without the contributions that every child could one day make, given the chance. That is why I have worked so hard to support MCPS and Montgomery College, …

My work to promote a local brewery industry

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Councilmember Hans Riemer spearheaded a Montgomery County Nightlife Economy Task Force to identify and support improvements to help make the County more attractive to younger people. A direct outcome was changes in state and local laws that today has spawned a craft brewing industry. On April 13, 2018, Brendan and Bailey O’Leary opened the doors to True Respite Brewing Company …

Join our Campaign Fellows Team

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CAMPAIGN FELLOWS FOR HANS RIEMER Montgomery County Councilmember At-Large, Hans Riemer seeks committed Campaign Fellows that will participate in positive engagement with voters. Direct Voter Contact  Canvassing Phonebanking Ideal Candidate: A team-player, motivated, and dedicated to the campaign’s goals. Time Commitment: preferred 20 hours per week, additional responsibilities and opportunities available to those willing to work hard and put in …

We’ve been endorsed by MCPSRA!

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I’m so grateful to announce that I have been endorsed by the over 2600 members of the Montgomery County Public School Retirees Association. Seniors have as much to gain as anyone from the positive changes that are taking place in Montgomery County, but they have unique concerns about affordability, transportation and quality of life.  As a passionate advocate for creating …

My Speech at the Committee for Montgomery’s Annual Legislative Breakfast

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Please see the full text below of my speech at the Committee for Montgomery’s Annual Legislative Breakfast from December 14, 2017. Thank you Committee for Montgomery and on behalf of the County Council, greetings to our leaders from education, business, nonprofit, government, media, labor, and civic communities! And special greetings to the 3 of you not running for County Council! …

“What are you doing for others?”

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While listening to the powerful and inspiring remarks by County Executive Ike Leggett at this morning’s breakfast to honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this quote from Dr. King kept coming to mind: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” I’m thankful for our commitment in Montgomery County to progressive values and to …

Top Democrats Endorse County Council President Hans Riemer for Re-Election

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Top Democrats Endorse County Council President Hans Riemer for Re-Election Van Hollen, Raskin, Leggett, Nancy King, Shane Robinson among electeds to back Riemer for June 2018 primary   Rockville, MD – Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer starts off 2018 with a round of endorsements from all-star Democratic elected officials. Riemer announced support from US Senator Chris Van Hollen and US …

Over 500 Grassroots Donors…And Counting!

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I am ecstatic about the growth of our organization these past few months, and I have never felt more grateful or honored to serve as your At Large Councilmember. After your support lifted me past the public finance threshold this summer, I knew you would continue helping to build our movement.This is why I’m excited to announce that we recently …

Happy Thanksgiving!

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I am thankful and honored to serve as your At Large Councilmember here in Montgomery County. I hope everyone has a great week and enjoys time with loved ones, wherever you may be. If you’re leaving town this week, I wish you safe travels! With my parents coming to visit, I’m looking forward to spending time with them, Angela and …