| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:55 PM
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....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:58 AM
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...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:34 PM
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...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:15 AM
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...
| 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 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...
| 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.
| 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 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 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 3, 2013
| 12:02 PM
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...