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  • Crawley retained until new Prince George's schools leader named

    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...
  • Leopold criticizes successor for no-show at board

    Leopold criticizes successor for no-show at board
    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...
  • State OKs move of housing agency from Crownsville to Prince George's

    State OKs move of housing agency from Crownsville to Prince George's
    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...
  • Public works board to consider Md. housing agency move

    Public works board to consider Md. housing agency move
    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. The...
  • Casino license competitors have strengths, weaknesses

    Casino license competitors have strengths, weaknesses
    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...
  • 3 bids entered for Prince George's casino site

    3 bids entered for Prince George's casino site
    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. Penn...
  • Referendum petition drive targets Prince George's schools takeover bill

    Referendum petition drive targets Prince George's schools takeover bill
    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...
  • Prince George's interim superintendent resigns

    Prince George's interim superintendent resigns
    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,...
  • Four Prince George's Board of Education members to be appointed

    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...
  • Session behind him, O'Malley says he'll think about whether to run for president

    Session behind him, O'Malley says he'll think about whether to run for president
    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...
  • Md. House passes partial takeover of troubled Prince George's schools

    Md. House passes partial takeover of troubled Prince George's schools
    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...
  • Senate approves Prince George's school bill

    Senate approves Prince George's school bill
    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...