| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Laurel's central location between four major jurisdictions makes it an ideal place for the state's first regional workforce center, where people can go to find job training, employment connections and host of other services.
"I'm very happy that they...
| Oct 13, 2012
Vocus Inc. is hiring hundreds of people, betting big that it will become a leading digital marketing firm for small and medium-sized businesses.
The Beltsville-based technology company is on track to hire around 500 people this year at its headquarters...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Gov.Martin O'Malleyis planning two days of meetings with key state leaders early next week that could determine whether he decides to call a special session on gambling expansion this summer.
The governor is planning to meet Monday with Mayor Stephanie...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:59 AM
After meeting with leaders from two of the state's largest counties and Baltimore city this morning Gov. Martin O'Malley declared that "progress is being made" on a consensus proposal to expand gambling in Maryland.
The state's political leaders have...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:06 PM
House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Wednesday that within a couple of days Gov. Martin O'Malley is likely to call a special session to deal with the issue of expanded gambling — even though there is no guarantee the votes will be there to pass a...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Change has started to materialize in the Prince George's County health care system, and Laurel Regional Hospital, in many ways, is on the front end of it.
A new hospital president and University of Maryland doctors who manage the emergency department...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 12:03 PM
The Department of Legislative Services is out with its analysis of Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to expand and overhaul Maryland's gambling program, with the key element, politically anyway, the addition of a sixth casino in Prince George's County....
| Aug 9, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Everybody has a family member who, to put it politely, doesn't quite have both oars in the water and does the most inappropriate things while not knowing any better — like demanding a family photo at a funeral or calling a special session of the...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:40 PM
The Maryland Senate Friday evening voted 28-14 to pass a bill that would add table games and a sixth casino in Prince George's County to the state's gambling program.
While the Senate deliberated Friday, the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:29 AM
The Maryland General Assembly — with not a single vote to spare in the House but a heavy cushion in the Senate — gave final approval early Wednesday to a bill that would add table games and a sixth casino inPrince George's County to the state'...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Wednesday asking voters to approve expanded gambling in Maryland as supporters and opponents prepared for what could be a bruising referendum campaign this fall.
The governor's action capped a whirlwind special...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:19 PM
On Monday, as Kevin Maxwell pondered challenges awaiting as new CEO of Prince George's County schools, he reflected upon his seven-year tenure as Anne Arundel County Public Schools superintendent, saying he's proudest of programs he implemented, yet...