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  • Final appointments made to Prince George's school board

    Final appointments made to Prince George's school board
    Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III made his final appointments to the Board of Education this week, as did the County Council. On Tuesday, June 18, Baker announced the appointments of Beverly Anderson and Daniel Kaufman to the board...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • County budget hearing at Laurel High Feb. 12

    Prince George's County residents can testify on the county's fiscal year 2014 budget in February at the final two in a series of three public hearings, including one held in Laurel. According to information from the county, County Executive Rushern...
  • Franchot suspects bill's intent is to retaliate

    Franchot suspects bill's intent is to retaliate
    A bill introduced by a staunch backer of last year's casino expansion would strip signficant tax- collection and regulatory duties from the state's elected comptroller and shift them to a cabinet secretary appointed by the governor -- a move interpreted...
  • State delegate calls for task force reviewing Prince George's school board

    A state lawmaker from Prince George's County has introduced a bill to create a task force charged with reviewing current and best practices of the Board of Education. Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith, a Bowie Democrat who represents District 23A, which...
  • O'Malley predicts voters would back death penalty repeal

    O'Malley predicts voters would back death penalty repeal
    Expressing confidence that "the will is there" in the General Assembly to do away with capital punishment, Gov. Martin O'Malley predicted Tuesday that Maryland voters would uphold a decision to repeal the death penalty. As expected, O'Malley announced...
  • South Laurel/Montpelier: Paulette Faulkner takes oath with Human Relations Commission

    Montpelier resident Paulette Faulkner was recently sworn in as a Prince George's County Commissioner for the Human Relations Commission by County Executive Rushern Baker III. Paulette describes her appointment as an honor and a humbling experience. She...
  • Ken Ulman needs your Redskins shirt to pick up garbage in

    Ken Ulman needs your Redskins shirt to pick up garbage in
    Can someone loan Ken Ulman a shirt he can wear to pick up another county's garbage? Don't everyone line up at once. After his bet on Sunday's Ravens game went sour, the Howard County executive has to make good on what he promised Prince George's...
  • State leaders urged to raise money for roads, transit

    Business leaders and county officials are urging the governor and General Assembly to increase Maryland's gas tax or find another way to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for road and transit projects — even in the face of public opposition....