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  • 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....
  • Transportation summit pushes for revenue increase

    Business leaders, elected officials and transportation advocates gathered in Annapolis Wednesday to push Gov. Martin O’Malley and the General Assembly to take action next year to raise vital revenue for the state’s roads, bridges and transit...
  • Ulman pays up on Ravens-Redskins wager

    Ulman pays up on Ravens-Redskins wager
    Washington Redskins fans who have been celebrating their team's victory over the Baltimore Ravens since Sunday were joined Wednesday by Howard County Executive Ken Ulman. Ulman made good on his wager with Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker...
  • How about a gas tax decrease?

    It is not surprising that people such as Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III are calling again for an increase in the gas tax ("Calls for new road and transit funding," Dec. 13). Look around at all the other transportation projects...
  • Ken Ulman's Ravens/Redskins challenge to Rushern Baker

    Ken Ulman's Ravens/Redskins challenge to Rushern Baker
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman threw down the football gauntlet Wednesday to his Prince George's counterpart. With the Ravens set to take on the Redskins on Sunday, Ulman -- a huge Ravens fan -- sent an online challenge to Rushern Baker. If the Ravens...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Superintendent finalist drops out of running in Prince George's County

    Superintendent finalist drops out of running in Prince George's County
    One of the finalists in the running to be the next superintendent of Prince George's County Public Schools has taken himself out of consideration, the school system announced Tuesday, April 2. Eric Becoats, currently superintendent of Durham Public...