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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Recent Prince George's County News (22 Dec 2010)

Public Safety
Government & Politics
  • Post (Editorial): Pension tension: Time may be running out for Maryland's cash-strapped state pension plans. http://is.gd/jg9g2 
  • RT @DCAbloob RT @PrinceGeorgesMD COUNTY EXECUTIVE RUSHERN L. BAKER, ANNOUNCES FY2011 MID-YEAR BUDGET UPDATE http://bit.ly/h992xR #pgcounty 
  • kryan1035  PG Co Exec Rushern Baker: tells District 6 voters their concerns will be heard while Councilmember Leslie Johnson's powers are limited  
  • kryan1035 PG County finances: the good news? No mid-year budget cutting, no furloughs. The bad news? Deficits of $77M in FY 2012 and $132M in FY
  • RT @postlocal: Pr. Geo.'s to put in place austerity measures to deal with spending gap. http://wapo.st/eUpWJe 
  • RT @SuiteMagazine: County Exec Baker held his first budget press con today: "We are in good shape for 2011," he reported.
    • SuiteMagazine The county's AAA Bond Rating will give the county a boost to create jobs and increase tax base, Baker said. More at www.pgsuite.com tonight 
    • SuiteMagazine FY2012 does not look as good, Baker said. "Its manageable but it won't be easy.". The county is projecting a deficit of $77 million in 2012.
    • RT @SuiteMagazine: Baker says the county's finances are currently stable and predicts there will be no mid year reductions, furloughs 
  • RT @wusa9: Congress Fails To Pass Whistle-Blower Rights Bill http://bit.ly/fSZxzI 
  • RT @MsAngee: Baker is a flake; Baker couldnt beat Jack for County Exec n now that he won since Jack was term limited - hes a coward
    • RT @MsAngee: Speak up Rushern -- you got the power seat in the richest county in the nation among your own ppl. Use your tools! 
    • RT @MsAngee: Rushern Baker afraid to talk about real issues about transparency n accountability amongst his peers in PG 
  • Big Brother:
Business, Transportation & Development
  • RT @RethinkCP: Purple Reign: President Wallace Loh and the Purple Line http://bit.ly/gv6PEv 
  • RT @TBDOnFoot: Civil lib activists to collect signatures against #WMATA back checks at Union Station today http://tbd.ly/e0WuzB
  • Sun: O’Malley brokers last-minute deal for taxpayers to subsidize Laurel & Pimlico http://bit.ly/eaMsII (but he refused to save Rosecroft)
  • RT @kytja PG rep Marcell Solomon loses WMATA board seat, banned frm any more meetings after 2nd worst attendance record http://bit.ly/guISxM 
    • RT @ggwash: @kytja Nice piece. When talking about Solomon's $$, please make sure to note that he was paid by PG Co., not #WMATA 
Local (Municipalities)
  • Bowie:
  • Greenbelt:
    • Greenbelt Police Weekly Activity Report as of December 22, 2010 http://is.gd/jghMM 
    • Greenbelt Police Press Release 10-37; Shooting on 22 Dec 2010, 9100 blk Edmonston Rd, victim taken to 6000 Greenbelt Rd http://is.gd/jhhvp 
  •  Laurel:
  • Morningside:

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