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Rushern L. Baker III

Laurel mayor, county executive talk Laurel Regional

Laurel mayor, county executive talk Laurel Regional

Since the campaign to save Laurel Regional Hospital began in July, Laurel Mayor Craig Moe has repeatedly said it was crucial for "everyone to come to the table," including Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, to discuss a possible alternative to the facility's planned transition into an ambulatory care center by 2018.

Late Monday, Moe's words became reality when he met with Baker to form a hospital work group.

"County Executive Baker remains committed to working with the residents of Laurel and surrounding communities regarding their concerns regarding access to health care," said Scott Peterson, a spokesman for the Prince George's County...