My Testimony in Annapolis on the Need for Dedicated Metro/WMATA Funding

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TESTIMONY IN SUPPORT OF HOUSE BILL 372, MARYLAND METRO FUNDING ACT By HANS RIEMER, MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL PRESIDENT Chair McIntosh and Members of the Committee, thank you for holding this hearing today. I am Hans Riemer, President of the Montgomery County Council, and I am here to convey Montgomery County’s strong support for the Maryland Metro Funding Act. I’d like …

We have been endorsed by the Sierra Club!

Hans Riemer Environment

I am thrilled to be endorsed by the Sierra Club for re-election to the Montgomery County Council. From their press release: “As the only incumbent running for one of the four at-large seats, Hans Riemer’s experience and commitment to progressive planning, increased transit/bike/pedestrian infrastructure, and other environmental issues is especially valuable. Riemer, who sits on the Planning, Housing and Economic Development …

Protecting our environment

Hans Riemer Environment

My passion for protecting our environment grows from the time I spent in my youth hiking California’s mountain ranges, as well as my sense of justice and fairness for the opportunities that we leave to future generations. My concern for the environment underscores everything that I do at the Council. Some of my accomplishments include: Proposing and funding TreeMontgomery, a …

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! …

Stronger than ever, thanks to you

Hans Riemer Public Finance

I couldn’t be more thankful for the strong showing of support we’ve received as the 2018 campaign shifts into high gear. Early last week, I was endorsed by Democratic champions like Chris Van Hollen, Jamie Raskin, Ike Leggett and many wonderful Maryland senators and delegates. I can not express how grateful I am to have their support and the opportunity to serve Montgomery County …

“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 …

Grassroots Donors Rally Behind Hans Riemer’s Public Finance Candidacy

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Grassroots Donors Rally Behind Hans Riemer’s Public Finance Candidacy Campaign raises nearly 750 small donations   ROCKVILLE, MD – Council President Hans Riemer’s campaign for re-election released internal fundraising numbers Thursday morning, after the close of a key campaign finance deadline. The report, to be officially filed in the coming days, shows that the campaign has received 747 contributions from 685 …

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 …