| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The budding political career of Jolene Ivey began when she was elected class representative as a senior at High Point High in Beltsville in 1978.
"It was the first time I ran for anything. You would have thought I was running for president of the United...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to begin a nine-day trip to Brazil and El Salvador on Monday.
The governor will lead a trade mission that includes 30 businesses and leaders from Maryland's Port Authority, according to the his office. The state...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Now that MGM Resorts International won the state license to build a casino in Prince George's County, officials say they have no doubt it will become a world-class destination — and a revenue-generating powerhouse for the state.
"I believe this...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Outgoing Anne Arundel County Superintendent Kevin Maxwell has been assessed a $20,000 penalty for departing the school system without giving enough notice so he could take a similar post in Prince George's County.
But three fourths of the penalty amount...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:33 PM
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....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:19 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:12 AM
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...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:50 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:00 PM
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...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:41 PM
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...