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Ben Jealous attacks Rushern Baker over Prince George's County school system pay raises

Ben Jealous attacks Rushern Baker over Prince George's County school system pay raises

The duel between the two front-runners in the Democratic race for Maryland governor heated up Friday as Ben Jealous criticized Rushern L. Baker III over a new audit questioning raises given to employees of the Prince George’s County school system.

Jealous pointed to a new audit of the school system that had found additional evidence of improper salary increases amounting to about $300,000. The system was already under fire for questionable raises.

Baker’s campaign responded by...

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