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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Recent Prince George's County News (22-29 Dec 2009)

Note: Incomplete due to travel.
Reminder: Prince George's County Libraries are closed all week

Public Safety
  • Gazette: Schools budget to fall $42M; Projected $1.7 billion plan for county recommends cutting 490 positions http://bit.ly/7VQCWT 
  • Gazette: Will state pull the plug on new voting machines? System's burden on counties, merger of suppliers stoke worry http://bit.ly/5pjjze 
  • rt @TeamRonMiller My latest, "The Individual Mandate vs. The U.S. Constitution - It's On!" http://is.gd/5y715
  • rt @Wandaforthe47th I posted 3 photos on Facebook in the album "Wanda in the community" http://bit.ly/4wRCYZ 
  • rt @Hogan4Maryland Despite growing Fed Govt, MD is 1 of only 8 states where unemployment went up .. O'M's anti-business, anti-jobs agenda 
  • rt @justinready Incredible! MD is 1 of only 8 states where unemployment rose last month. That's w/fed govt jobs growing. 
  • rt @MDReporter Analysis by @lenlazarick: Legislative staff predicting budget cuts, tax increases to balance books.... http://bit.ly/5ihuLO 
  • rt @EdPriola Comparison study 2: the gas tax is 0.235% in Maryland, 0.23% in Delaware and only 0.19% in Virginia 
  • rt @EdPriola Comparison study 3: top corporate income tax is 8.25% in Maryland and 6% in VA. Still wonder why businesses leave MD? 
  • rt @Hogan4Maryland More grandstanding from O'Malley on electricity rates...after three years of showboating, rates are up 90%
  • rt @marylandmoment Miller says alcohol tax hike "not going to happen": MD Sen Pres Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. on Fri ... http://bit.ly/6SOs4r 
  • mce-watch: Mikulski, Cardin sell Marylanders out http://bit.ly/89DtPu 
  • Post: Prince George's group asks judge to overturn zoning vote http://bit.ly/6hC6eM 
  • Post: Lorraine M. Sheehan, 72; fought for rights of disabled (& Dist. 25 Del., 1974-83) http://bit.ly/51TlW8 
  • Gazette: Sen. Harrington to propose partial ban of fast-food restaurants (and reduce jobs during high unemployment?) http://bit.ly/8A3M7R 
  • Gazette: Tax snacks to raise money for obesity prevention; Idea was tried before in state, but ran into opposition http://bit.ly/8A3M7R 
  • Wash Informer: Glenn Ivey Eyes a Run for Congress http://bit.ly/6etfz2 
  • rt @postmetro George Owings looks ready to announce that he'll challenge Martin O'Malley for governor of Maryland. http://bit.ly/5xcokm 
  • rt @MDNews_WTOP Md. lawmakers again discuss WSSC split http://bit.ly/7MTUFq 
  • rt @ABC7News Sideline Employees Demand Pay : http://clkurl.com/i.cfm/tw690535 
  • Gazette: Woman found dead in Oxon Hill hotel room; D.C. resident's death being investigated as homicide http://bit.ly/8qvTGH 
  • Post: Body found in burning car near Brandywine (on Baden Naylor Road) http://bit.ly/4YklTg (No police press release online) 
  • GoryPG: Ricardo Eugene Ray, 18 (9.095), 28 Dec 2009, 3:25 am, Central Avenue, 7300 block, Capitol Heights, 20743 http://bit.ly/8HXbSO 
  • GoryPG: Laurie Ann Moore Waggoner, 30 (9.094), 27 Dec 2009, 12:26 pm Oxon Hill Road, 6300 block, Oxon Hill, 20745 http://bit.ly/5Rd6qd 
  • rt @marylandmoment Storm delivers blow to PG's budget: We're still waiting on final numbers, but PG officials said ... http://bit.ly/5g6t5M 
  • rt @statter911 PGFD responds to union press release on staffing during recent multi-alarm fires: http://bit.ly/4GQzYe
  • Examiner: Government intervention not slowing foreclosures in Maryland http://bit.ly/6WI3gd 
  • Post: Greenbelt attorney dismayed after conviction (money laundering, witness tampering, obstruction of justice, taxes, etc.) http://bit.ly/7RsR1y
  • Gazette: Man's body found in burning car in Baden; Prince George's police investigating possible suicide http://bit.ly/5msa3Q 
  • Gazette: Man shot, killed after Capitol Heights concert; Band defends music after police allege link between show, de.. http://bit.ly/7FXk4y 

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