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Friday, September 10, 2010

Recent Prince George's County News (10 Sep 2010)

Public Safety
2010 Election
  • Early voting:
    • Gazette: Little interest shown for early voting; Officials unsure what changes to make before general election http://bit.ly/doTNvd Despite spending millions of dollars on early voting this year, only about 2 percent of Marylanders will take advantage of the new option
    • Gazette: Meter running on early-voting tab; Electorate largely spurns chance to go to polls pre-primary (Editorial) http://bit.ly/chFl6b "one would be hard-pressed to call early voting in its initial foray a resounding success"
  • Gazette: After pri. battles, general elect. might be anticlimactic; Observers skeptical that GOP can make major inroads http://bit.ly/cm2Maf (Especially since the GOP doesn't have candidates for over 3/4 of the PG County races) 
  • Gazette: PG County lawmakers criticize union's campaign strategy; SEIU fliers described as ‘brutal' http://bit.ly/chFl6b 
  • County Executive:
    • rt @TBDNewsTalk PG Co. Govt announces "major" Jack Johnson presser on Sunday. Despite use of taxpayer resources, I predict CE endorsement! 
    • PG Sentinel: Education becomes focal point at county executive candidate forum http://bit.ly/dtk75Q 
    • Gazette: Baker wins Prince George's straw poll but faces criticism at church forum http://bit.ly/cZJXY2 Reverend Tony Lee says he is ‘a little insulted' over tardiness caused by county executive candidate's attendance at mock election
    • rt @revtonylee Check out this article on the County Exec forum at Cmty Of Hope. The Sentinel http://t.co/qfccH1E
    • PG Monitor: PGC Young Democrats Learn: Mike Jackson is a LIAR! (Repost of message from Joseph Kitchen) http://bit.ly/aKzKwF 
    • rt @RachelAudi4PG Nonprofit I founded just released "2010 RISE For The Disadvantaged!" survey -- All PGC Exec candidates promised to help... 
  • General Assembly:
  • Gazette: Hoyer absent from forum, but other cand take aim at him; Crowd reacts against stimulus pkg, health care reform http://bit.ly/98KGPA 
Other Politics
  • rt @ggwash RT @TBDOnFoot Why sensible people resort to jaywalking Prince George's County's dangerous highways http://tbd.ly/90tzim
  • Bowie Living: Weekly News from the Bowie Star http://bit.ly/db3RJz 
  • rt @wbjsarah Offices of Architect of the Capitol headed to fed part of Jackson Shaw site in Prince George's (Subsc.) http://ow.ly/2CkIf 
  • CollegeParkPatch: Surprise! Route 1 Faces Funding Problems; Pedestrian signals are being added to some parts, but ... http://bit.ly/bKCOYV 
  • rt @RachelAudi4PG Nonprofit I founded just released "2010 RISE For The Disadvantaged!" survey -- All PGC Exec candidates promised to help... 

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