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Wednesday, January 25, 2006

News Briefs (Wednesday)

(Posted 25 Jan 2006)
  • In Prince George's, Crime and Community.
  • . . . People looking for a great community in which to live and grow should consider northern Prince George's County.
Prince George's Hospital
  • Officials split on hospital responsibility .
    • Gazette, 24 Jan 2006 (by Jennifer Donatelli, Staff Writer).
    The county and state governments need to work together to keep Prince George’s Hospital Center open, elected officials from both levels agreed during a meeting Friday night.
    [. . .]
    It was attended by state District 47 Democrats Sen. Gwendolyn Britt of Landover Hills, Doyle L. Niemann of Mount Rainier, Victor R. Ramirez of Cheverly and Rosetta C. Parker of Hyattsville.
    [Also quotes County Councilman David C. Harrington (D-Dist. 5) of Cheverly]
    [Full story].
  • PG seeks new firm to run 2 hospitals.
    • Times, 25 Jan 2006 (by Jim McElhatton, The Washington Times).
    Prince George's County officials took the first step yesterday toward terminating a deal with the financially troubled company that runs Prince George's Hospital Center and Laurel Regional Hospital. [Full story].
  • Pr. George's Education Plan Approved.
  • The Maryland State Board of Education unanimously approved a revised master plan yesterday submitted by the Prince George's County public school system. State officials, meeting in Baltimore, said the county had satisfied their concerns about special education, teacher training and other matters. The approval had been delayed last month, worrying county school officials. . . .
Bills Introduced. General Assembly bills specific to Prince George's County, including pork bills (education and selected other bills introduced by county legislators will be covered separately).
  • HB 236 - 24 Jan 2006 ($400,000)
    • Creation of a State Debt - Prince George's County - Family Life and Wellness Intergenerational Center
    • Delegates Holmes, Conroy, and Hubbard

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