Daily "Recent Prince George's County News" updates were suspended in early March 2016. They were compiled primarily from retweets of news headlines. Those retweets continue, but in unformatted and unarchived form at PG-Politics-Briefs. To follow such headlines on a current basis, follow @pgpolitics on Twitter.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Recent Prince George's County News (11 & 12 Mar 2010)

Public Safety
  • Police officer dies 
    • PGPolice: Police Department Mourns Loss of Officer After Traffic Crash (2686) http://bit.ly/9JLQQ0 (with photo)
    • PGPolice: Viewing / Funeral Services for Police Officer First Class Thomas P. Jensen (2689) http://bit.ly/auwF4D 
    • Post: Prince George's police officer, 27, dies after car crash http://bit.ly/axSa94
      Examiner: Prince George's officer dies from car crash injuries http://bit.ly/bhc9XX 
    • Gazette: Prince George's policeman, 27, dies from car accident injuries; Black ice caused five-year officer to lose ... http://bit.ly/cqi3Tp 
  • Gory Prince Georges:
  • Diamondback: Staff editorial: Policing police http://bit.ly/b1VgA1 
  • Diamondback: Riot is latest controversy for county police; Dept has hist of using excessive force http://bit.ly/broLi8 (vs UMD hist of riots) 
  • Gazette: Kidnapped Clinton couple testifies against accused assailant http://bit.ly/dAnEqg (2008 bank robbery case) 
  • news8.net: Two Men Wanted for Game Stop Robbery (Laurel, with pix) http://bit.ly/ccQ03W
  • PGPolice: Police Seek Indentity of Robbery Suspects at the Game Stop (2687) http://bit.ly/arGkfn
  • PGPolice: "PGPD To Host Its First "Extreme Senior Makeover" Event (2688) http://bit.ly/bQ9QTN 
  • Gazette: Bowie police officer shoots dog after being attacked; treated for bite on right leg; 100-pound dog stable http://bit.ly/bw0GNZ 
  • Post: Prince George's to pay man who accused police of assault http://bit.ly/aXkPLB 
2010 Election
2010 General Assembly
  • Sun: Higher fees sought to pay for aiding poor; Marriage license, other civil actions .. to pay for shelters, legal aid http://bit.ly/aBVd4S 
  • rt @MDReporter Counties are worried about the cost of a bill that would make it easier for librarians to unionize. http://bit.ly/aLNBuW
  • rt @badast_turtles Registering guns in Maryland: MD politicians should be focusing on the state's budget crisis. In... http://bit.ly/b4Egko
  • Domestic violence & child abuse:
    • rt @badast_turtles Domestic Violence and Protective Orders in Maryland ND lawmakers recently killed a bill tha... http://bit.ly/dwJo7K 
    • rt @MarkNewgent About time Joe Vallario (D-27) was called out for his rude behavior towards judiciary committee witness http://bit.ly/9gzfye 
    • Post: Concerns mount about committee's conduct http://bit.ly/9SHQ9n 
    • Examiner.com: Joe Vallario (D-27A) set to kill child predator laws with no committee vote http://bit.ly/9OPN7r
    • Examiner.com: O'Malley meets with Vallario (D-27A) on child sex offender bills http://bit.ly/c1GIGq 
    • rt @MarkNewgent Vallario(D-27A) fails to act on 20 year mandatory minimum for 2nd degree child rape/molestation. http://bit.ly/ayWnCX 
    • rt @MarkNewgent Despite Vallario (D-27A) killing HB254 judiciary committee approves eliminating good behavior credits for child sex offender 
    • rt @wusa9 MD House Panel OKs Measures To Deter Sex Offenders http://bit.ly/dhQuI3 about
    • rt @MarkNewgent O'Malley lifetime monitoring of sex offenders amended by Jud comm to 5 years b4 petition. Distinction w/out real difference
  • Gazette: Poker games may be used to aid area fire departments; County delegates to vote on measure Friday http://bit.ly/bzzrdV 
  • Gazette: Anti-gang legislation sought to lengthen sentences http://bit.ly/9VMx0r (Discusses PG homicide case) 
  • rt @ MDReporter A casino in Prince George's County?, budget cuts coming, and House committee chairman is "rude". http://bit.ly/cutjHl 
  • rt @postmetro A look at Maryland's powerful liquor lobby: http://bit.ly/8XTvh3 
  • Post: Booze taxes unlikely to increase despite heightened push http://bit.ly/9SHQ9n 
Other Politics

  • rt @kidjk Grade the Prince George's Board of Education - http://tinyurl.com/yhzh4o2
  • Gazette: Union contracts spur county to reimburse $1M to school employees http://bit.ly/aVdw5N 
  • Gazette: County PTA reinstated, rebuilding; Umbrella organization for individual PTAs works to unify groups on issues http://bit.ly/ch2o5V 
  • Gazette: College Park looks to improve council broadcasts; City may budget for cameras, online video of meetings http://bit.ly/cM4abC
  • Gazette: School budget process isn't done yet (Letter from school board chair and vice-chair) http://bit.ly/c8cZYp 
  • Gazette: PTA potential; Revival of county umbrella group comes in time to help mitigate pain of budget cuts(Editorial) http://bit.ly/crwgux 
  • Gazette: Residents win latest round in zoning battle; Group says court decision shows need for more public input ... http://bit.ly/96qlci 
  • Examiner.com: MD State court dismisses ACORN lawsuit against O'Keefe, Giles, and Breitbart http://bit.ly/9EdWBb 
Recent candidate filing:

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