Maryland Politics: Prince George's County


Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Prince George’s Whole Foods project: No decision yet

Prince George’s County District Council today considered a proposal to build a mixed-use development with a Whole Foods Market but did not plan to vote.

By Lori Aratani  |  06:07 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economic development, prince george's county, zoning and prince george's county

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 03/27/2012

How the Maryland Senate voted on gaming

Here’s a look at how the Md. Senate voted on a bill to allow a new casino in Prince George’s County and Las Vegas-style table games at the state’s other five previously authorized casinos.

By John Wagner  |  01:49 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Prince George's County, Gambling

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Obama, Cardin stop for barbecue in Prince George’s County

Following his speech at Prince George’s Community College, the president made an “unscheduled” lunch stop to get takeout at Texas Ribs & BBQ restaurant in Clinton.

By Ben Pershing  |  01:38 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Prince George's County

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Prince George’s 5-cent bag tax killed in legislative committee

A proposed 5-cent bag tax for Prince George’s County died in a legislative committee today, despite broad support from the county council.

By Miranda S. Spivack  |  10:43 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Prince George's County, Environment

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 01/19/2012

Prince George’s hospital plan should not rely on slots dollars, Baker says

County Executive Baker insists funding for regional hospital should be guaranteed, whether or not slots come to the county.

By Miranda S. Spivack  |  04:40 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  miranda spivack, prince george's county, prince george's hospital

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 02/01/2011

Prince George's Council delays action on Baker appointees

In a sign of growing tensions over a proposed ethics bill from Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III that will be aired in Annapolis on Feb. 12, the Prince George's County Council suddenly found a way to inflict some collateral damage on something Baker wants---extensions for several of his top appointees, who are serving temporarily. .

By Miranda Spivack  |  12:43 PM ET, 02/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  prince george's county, rushern baker ethics

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 01/20/2011

Prince George's ethics panel to meet Jan. 29

A panel examining ways to strengthen ethics in Prince George's government will hold its first meeting Saturday, Jan. 29.

By Miranda Spivack  |  03:40 PM ET, 01/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Prince George's County; Prince George's ethics; Rushern L. Baker III; Kurt Schmoke; William D. Missouri; Patricia G. Adams; Linda Botts; Peter Shapiro;

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 01/11/2011

Rushern Baker to 'reassure' Wall Street

Newly elected Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D) plans to head to Wall Street Friday to offer assurances that despite economic challenges, his new administration is in a good place, financially speaking. Baker, who inherited a $77...

By Miranda S. Spivack  |  08:11 AM ET, 01/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince George's County | Tags:  Prince George's County, Rushern L. Baker III, Wall Street, bond rating, budget