| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III's proposed budget for fiscal year 2014, released Thursday, will implement five-day furloughs, "minimal reduction" in the workforce and an incentivized voluntary retirement program.
The budget, which...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:03 AM
The Prince George’s County Board of Education is calling County Executive Rushern Baker III’s proposal to take over the school system an “unnecessary distraction that gambles away the future of our children.”
The board issued a...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:52 AM
With its financial woes, low test scores, frequent leadership turnover and underperforming schools, Prince George's County's school system is failing its approximately 125,000 students, and its elected school board appears highly dysfunctional. Under...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Expressing confidence that "the will is there" in the General Assembly to do away with capital punishment, Gov. Martin O'Malley predicted Tuesday that Maryland voters would uphold a decision to repeal the death penalty.
As expected, O'Malley announced...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Montpelier resident Paulette Faulkner was recently sworn in as a Prince George's County Commissioner for the Human Relations Commission by County Executive Rushern Baker III. Paulette describes her appointment as an honor and a humbling experience. She...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:42 AM
Can someone loan Ken Ulman a shirt he can wear to pick up another county's garbage?
Don't everyone line up at once.
After his bet on Sunday's Ravens game went sour, the Howard County executive has to make good on what he promised Prince George's...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Business leaders and county officials are urging the governor and General Assembly to increase Maryland's gas tax or find another way to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for road and transit projects — even in the face of public opposition....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Business leaders, elected officials and transportation advocates gathered in Annapolis Wednesday to push Gov. Martin O’Malley and the General Assembly to take action next year to raise vital revenue for the state’s roads, bridges and transit...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Washington Redskins fans who have been celebrating their team's victory over the Baltimore Ravens since Sunday were joined Wednesday by Howard County Executive Ken Ulman.
Ulman made good on his wager with Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 12:41 PM
As Maryland contemplates passing one of the nation's strictest gun laws, at least seven other states have courted its gun manufacturers, offering tax incentives and open arms elsewhere.
The governor of Texas, West Virginia's House speaker and an Illinois...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman Tuesday joined Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker to urge Congress to find a way to avoid sequestration.
"We're here to say we need a balanced approach, and we'...
| Feb 21, 2013
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III joined Howard County Executive Ken Ulman and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett Tuesday to urge Congress to find a way to avoid sequestration.
"We want Congress to act, we need them to act now...