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Thursday, August 26, 2010

Recent Prince George's County News (26 Aug 2010)

Public Safety
2010 Election
  • Gazette:Securing state leadership (Editorial, endorsements for Senator and Delegate ) http://bit.ly/9BSAwg 
  • Comment: Gazette endorses the status quo; rejects change in Annapolis http://bit.ly/blCW2P
  • Gazette: Best counts for Congress; Races offer strong contenders for congressional seats (Edirotial re districts 5 & 8) http://bit.ly/aQtdrt 
  • Gazette: Candidates line up for Oxon Hill mega-forum; Residents of inner-Beltway community probe hopefuls with quest... http://bit.ly/dlKuHP 
  • Gazette: Candidates meet voters face-to-face in Bladensburg; 28 various hopefuls attend forum at Crossroads Nightclub http://bit.ly/aoN53l 
  • County Executive
    • General
      • Spending soars in county executive race; Baker's donations increase, but Jackson has more money on hand (Gazette, Valentine, 26 Aug 2010) http://bit.ly/aKh9Tf
  • State's Attorney 
    • Joseph Wright
      • Prince George's County assistant state's attorney makes case for top seat; Wright says he's most in touch with needs in prosecutor's office (Gazette, Noble, 26 Aug 2010) http://bit.ly/bJ7Q5t
  • County Council 
    • District 1 
      • Mary A. Lehman 
        • Open forum: Lehman has experience with government service (Gazette, Todd Reitzel, 26 Aug 2010) http://bit.ly/cYF1Nk
    • District 6 
      • Arthur Turner
        • Open forum: Turner is ‘unbought and unbossed' (Gazette, Deron Snyder, 26 Aug 2010) http://bit.ly/cFahm9
    • District 9 
      • General:
        • rt @ZoeTillman Gazette: South county economy tops Dist. 9 debate http://bit.ly/afKBj1 
        • Sydney Harrison top earner, spender to date in County Council District 9 race; Money raised in contested council race ranges from zero dollars to more than $100,000 (Gazette, Tillman, 26 Aug 2010) http://bit.ly/berbRH
        • South county economy tops Dist. 9 debate; Prince George's Chamber of Commerce to rate candidates' business-friendliness (Gazette, Tillman, 26 Aug 2010) http://bit.ly/djBDPF
  • Board of Education
    • District 5    
      • Sharon Theodore-Lewis 
        • Attorney, professor to run for school board District 5;  Theodore-Lewis hopes to strengthen curriculum, safety (Gazette,  McKeever, 26 Aug 2010)
    • District 8  
      • Steven E. Morris 
        • Jackson's slate, Progress 2010, is shared with one other candidate, Steven Morris, a Fort Washington man making his second run for the county's school board.  (Gazette, Valentine, 26 Aug 2010) http://bit.ly/aKh9Tf
  • General Assembly
    • Senate 47 


      • Victor R. Ramirez
        • Securing state leadership; General Assembly elections will play large role in county's ability to overcome economic downturn (Gazette, Editorial endorsement, 26 Aug 2010)
        • rt @TBDNewsTalk Del. Ramirez is running ag. PG Sen. Harrington bec 47th Dist. delegation is 'divided.' Harrington, dumbstruck, blames Dels.
    • Delegate 47 (3 seats) 
      • Jolene Ivey  
        • Securing state leadership; General Assembly elections will play large role in county's ability to overcome economic downturn (Gazette, Editorial endorsement, 26 Aug 2010)
      • Doyle L. Niemann 
        • Securing state leadership; General Assembly elections will play large role in county's ability to overcome economic downturn (Gazette, Editorial endorsement, 26 Aug 2010)
      • Wanda Shelton-Martin  
        • Securing state leadership; General Assembly elections will play large role in county's ability to overcome economic downturn (Gazette, Editorial endorsement, 26 Aug 2010)
  • U.S. House of Representatives
    • District 5 
      • Charles Lollar
        • rt @Charles_Lollar On Mon 8/30 I'll be holding a town hall meeting in Bowie, MD. 6:30-8:30pm at Bowie Branch Library more Info 240-353-1177 
Other Politics
  • Gazette: Forest Heights goes ‘green'; Flush with grants, Forest Heights unveils eco-friendly town building http://bit.ly/9u6ehp 
  • Gazette: Open forum: Stop attacks on those who offer solutions (Letter from Andrew Pantelis criticizing Sandra Pruitt) http://bit.ly/d9otCA 
  • Gazette: Delegate Ross plans to continue push for Prince George's law school Largo, New Carrollton under consideration http://bit.ly/bcoZvA 
  • rt @laurelleader Residents take strong stands over possible location of new Laurel library; PG Council has final say http://ow.ly/2vdEx 
  • Gazette: Fairmount Heights loses code enforcement officer to Seat Pleasant http://bit.ly/bLsA3Q 
  • Gazette: College Park officials waiting for speed camera approval; Device arrival uncertain http://bit.ly/bDSruF 
  • rt @TeamRonMiller My latest article, "Restore Honor by Rejecting Racist Claims" http://bit.ly/9e0afF 
Education
  • Gazette: Largo High turns to Pepsi after program funding canned; School seeks grant to alleviate cuts to College Summit http://bit.ly/awMzD9 about 13 hours ago
  • rt @pgcpsparents BOE member Linda Thorton Thomas has resigned; state law requires sitting board mem seeking other elected offices to resign 7 minutes ago
  • Fwd: PGC Teacher of the Year Named Finalist for State Honor http://bit.ly/9ngvdH 
  • Gazette: Oxon Hill HS student, 14, claims he was assaulted by custodian; Parents considering legal action http://bit.ly/9Mh55u 
  • rt @nsmcgill Landover middle school begins new era with state funding - http://is.gd/eESI9 
  • USA Today: Class sizes are getting bigger, but does it really matter? http://bit.ly/aQF0NW 
  • USA Today: "Decades of research has found that the relationship between class size and student outcomes is murky." http://bit.ly/aQF0NW 
  • Gazette: New principal, academic challenges at Melwood Elem; Kristil Fossett; school on school improvement watch list http://bit.ly/cV1tVE
Other
  • North College Park Informant: This is it. I'm officially pulling the plug on this blog. http://bit.ly/apKjoy 
  • rt @postlocal Metro is adding camera to buses to monitor driving by bus operators: http://wapo.st/d5bksc (Another excuse to increase surv.)
  • rt @Safety nets at Riverdale Park sports field become tangled issue; Field restraints that strangled bird intended to.. http://bit.ly/9HtFYU 
  • Gazette: Equine industry group considers future; Task force will make recommendations to county in September http://bit.ly/aQubs9 

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