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  • School construction apples and oranges [Editorial]

    The county executives from Baltimore, Montgomery and Prince George's counties went to Annapolis today to present a united front in an effort to get the state to commit to a long-term, enhanced funding stream to help them build and renovate schools. Though...
  • "Big 3" counties ask state help building schools

    "Big 3" counties ask state help building schools
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz joined his counterparts from Montgomery and Prince George's counties in Annapolis Tuesday to appeal for more state funding for school construction, saying they need help coping with rising enrollments....
  • Baker joins Montgomery, Baltimore executives in asking for school funds

    Baker joins Montgomery, Baltimore executives in asking for school funds
    Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker III, last week joined Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz in a joint announcement that they would work together to develop legislation calling for...
  • Former Sen. Majority Leader Garagiola to become lobbyist

    Former Sen. Majority Leader Garagiola to become lobbyist
    Former state Senate Majority Leader Robert Garagiola has joined the Annapolis lobbying firm Alexander & Cleaver and will take on clients in Montgomery County, the firm announced Monday morning. Garagiola, an attorney and prominent Democrat once...
  • MGM unveils design of proposed Prince George's casino

    MGM unveils design of proposed Prince George's casino
    MGM Resorts International presented an early look Wednesday at the design for its proposed $800 million casino and resort at National Harbor in Prince George's County — a glassy echo of Washington monuments atop a 1,600-foot-long stepped pedestal....
  • Currie, censured in 2012, gets Senate challenge

    State Sen. Ulysses Currie, who was censured by by his peers in 2012 over an ethics scandal, has drawn an opponent to his 2014 re-election from within his district delegation. Del. Melony G. Griffith, a four-term lawmaker, said Wednesday that she will...
  • Public forum set for 2015 Prince George's Public Schools budget

    Prince George's County Public Schools is holding a public hearing Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Sasscer Administration Building in Upper Marlboro, to gain community input on the upcoming fiscal year 2015 operating budget. According to a...
  • Maxwell names Laurel High principal to transition team

    Prince George's County Public Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell has created a transition team to review the school system. Maxwell, who was named CEO by County Executive Rushern Baker III this summer, has charged the transition team with reviewing the operations...
  • Prince George's County Business Conference and Expo set for Nov. 14

    The second annual Prince George's County Business Conference and Expo is set for Thursday, Nov. 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University of Maryland College Park's Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, 8082 Baltimore Ave., in College Park. Hosted by the...
  • Prince George's nonprofits can apply for county's Community Partnership Grants

    Local nonprofits that provide community-based program initiatives in Prince George's County can apply for the next round of County Executive Rushern Baker III's Community Partnership Grants. About $1.6 million is available for the fiscal year 2014 grant...
  • Anne Arundel to name interim superintendent; Maxwell gets contract in Prince George's

    Anne Arundel to name interim superintendent; Maxwell gets contract in Prince George's
    Anne Arundel County public school officials said Tuesday that they would name an interim superintendent by the end of the month, the system's first step in replacing outgoing Superintendent Kevin Maxwell. As Anne Arundel's board met in a closed...
  • Prince George's school board approves $1.6 billion budget

    The Prince George's County Board of Education last week approved a $1.687 billion budget for fiscal year 2014, up $23.3 million from last year. The budget is approximately $5.5 million below the original request put forth by the board earlier this year....