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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Recent Prince George's County News (16 Dec 2010)

Public Safety
2011 Maryland General Assembly
  • RT @TBDFactsMachine: PG Del Barbara Frush to sponsor recall law, but thinks it has little chance of passing the Gen Assem http://is.gd/iQItT 
  • Gazette: Recall law's biggest hurdle: ‘the mindset of the General Assembly'; Frush says getting support an uphill battle http://is.gd/iS3O7
  • Gazette: Apparent conflict of interest for Pinsky (Letter from Steve Shapiro) http://is.gd/iS43u
Government & Politics
  • RT @TBDNewsTalk Area Dems (Hoyer, CVH, Edwards, Moran, Connolly) support #DADT repeal. Wolf, Bartlett support status quo. Del. Norton not allowed to vote.
  • AFRO: Prince George’s County Executive Makes Changes at the Top http://is.gd/iQ9k2 
  • RT @MDPolicy: Explain to me why we're (Md) spending $33M we don't have on a parking garage in the midst of a recession http://su.pr/2oM7n0
  • Gazette: Time for work? Stroll into the next room; Telework measure ... makes cost, stress-reduction sense (Editorial) http://is.gd/iS47A 
  • Scandals
  • Gazette: Speed cameras aid city, not students; It's not about safety. (Letter from Nate Hammond) http://is.gd/iS3YP 
  • RT @michaelbirnbaum Into my final 24 hrs as an education reporter; heading to Germany as WashPost Berlin correspondent in January.
  • RT @PGFDPIO Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department: Seven Students Suffer Sudden Illness at High Schoo... http://t.co/WL8jOqB
  • Examiner: Many students don't feel safe in school http://is.gd/iQ9EH Skimpy Prince George's content compared to Montgomery & Fairfax
  • RT @pgcpsparents What is going on with our school system? It appears to be falling apart....the communication with parents is terrible
    • school was closed two hours ealier, but according to parents children arrived around the same time as if school was not closed early
    • one middle school pulled students out at 1pm and they did not depart for home until after 3p, school is out normally at 3:30pm, what is this
    • I am having real concerns regarding the administration at PGCPS, the leadership really appears to be over its head
    • what can parents do, where can we go to get assistance. I want to see the system achieve, but I am not sure this is the right leadership
    • I am so unhappy about the direction of the system, if wish we could vote out the supt. of schools
    • I will be monitoring the work of BOE Johnson and I expect the decisions to be in the best interest and stop all the grandstanding
    • a parent informed me when she called her child's school because the bus had not arrived, she was told they could not help her
Business, Transportation & Development
  • RT @metroopensdoors Metro to start random inspection of carry-on items as additional layer of security to protect customers, employees and assets.
    • RT @TBD: MT @ABC7Julie: WMATA says anyone who is randomly selected & refuses bag check won't be able to bring those items into station. 
    • RT @jedsalawyer How does @WMATA have the manpower to implement random, warrantless bag searches but not to combat smartphone thefts in system?
    • RT @welovedc Oh look, and now Metro has released a YouTube video to sell their random bag search policy to you: http://wldc.us/gLLFHX 
    • RT @ ggwash RT @vebah: Hey @bikeshare - you should run a new campaign: "Capital Bikeshare: No Searches Necessary"
  • RT @GGLaurelLeader 5-story, upscale apartment building proposed at Laurel train station site http://t.co/0KV01R3
  • RT @ZoeTillman: Gazette Not too late for smart growth on Branch Avenue, planners say http://bit.ly/ezPCtX 
  • RT @ZoeTillman: Gazette Study recommends raising meter rates in Upper Marlboro http://bit.ly/gzFEKb 
  • RT @MDPolicy MD is so hostile to business that we are advertising just to attract companies. Just lower taxes! http://su.pr/21YVOj
  • Gazette: Landover man files suit against Woodmore Towne Centre; Alleges Glenarden police racially profiled him http://is.gd/iS2UF 
  • Gazette: Hyattsville bed and breakfast establishments face uncertain future http://is.gd/iS3rZ
  • Gazette: Prince George's home values lose about a third of their value http://is.gd/iS3xM 
Local (Municipalities)

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