| May 30, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, III announced Wednesday that Alvin Crawley is staying on as interim superintendent of Prince George's County Public Schools until a permanent leader is appointed.
The announcement comes several weeks after...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Former Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold emerged from his involuntary retirement to criticize his successor, Laura A. Neuman, for failing to appear at a meeting Wednesday at which the Board of Public Works approved the move of the state...
| May 29, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Maryland officials approved Wednesday a much-debated plan to move the headquarters of the state's housing agency — along with 380 jobs — from Anne Arundel County to Prince George's County.
The three-member Board of Public Works voted...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:28 PM
The state Board of Public Works is expected to vote today on a contract that would clear the way for the Department of Housing and Community Development to move from its park-like campus in Crownsville to a transit hub in Prince George's County.
| May 18, 2013
Although Maryland has handed out five casino operating licenses, the state is entering uncharted territory with the allocation of its sixth.
For the first time, there's real competition. Three serious operators submitted bids to run a casino in Prince...
| May 10, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Two more bidders emerged Friday — one a surprise — to compete against MGM Resorts International for the right to build a casino in Prince George's County, which stands with the state to reap millions of dollars from the project.
| May 7, 2013
| 6:52 AM
A signature-collecting petition drive has started in Prince George's County to try to force County Executive Rushern Baker III's impending school takeover to a 2014 referendum.
The Citizens for an Elected Board has to collect 8,000 signatures by May...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:31 AM
In the midst of a system takeover by Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III, the school system's interim superintendent, Alvin Crawley, has resigned.
Crawley notified the Board of Education of his intent to resign on Thursday, April 25,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III and the County Council are currently accepting applications from residents who are interested in serving in appointment positions on the Board of Education.
Baker will appoint three residents. The county...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:34 PM
With a productive General Assembly session behind him, Gov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday that he will use the second half of the year to consider whether to run for the White House.
"I need to be spending a lot more energy and time giving serious...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 12:21 PM
The House of Delegates passed a bill Saturday that would give the Prince George's County executive an unprecedented responsibility for the county's troubled school system. The legislation, approved after the House agreed to the Senate's rewrite of the...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:43 PM
The state Senate approved a bill Thursday night authorizing a partial takeover of the Prince George's County school system by the county executive.
The legislation, approved 39 to 7, goes now to the House of Delegates. The General Assembly session...