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Monday, December 27, 2010

Recent Prince George's County News (24-27 Dec 2010)

Public Safety
2011 Maryland General Assembly
  • Gazette: Lawmakers lukewarm to bills addressing delinquent WSSC accounts http://is.gd/jmDie Quotes Del. Ivey (D-47) 
  • Gazette: State millionaires might miss out on tax break; Del. Ivey (D-47) plans tax bill, but may drive more out of state http://is.gd/jmNnd 
Government & Politics
  • RT @UMarlboroPatch: Resident Group Met Secretly Today To Fight For Leslie Johnson's Voting Rights - http://is.gd/jB1zP
  • Co Exec Baker contracts w/ Virginia Tech Center for Housing Research to audit PG Dept of Housing & Community Development http://is.gd/jAy0D 
  • RT @MDPolicy OMalley says that this budget is going to feel a lot more painful than the others he's passed http://su.pr/18jW0G #MD #politics 
    • Post: Budget process becomes 'more painful' in Md. http://is.gd/jyoEo Quotes Del. Davis (D-25) on eeducation cuts affecting PG County 
  • offshorewind.biz Offshore Wind Bill Being Crafted for 2011 General Assembly http://is.gd/jyKxK Cosponsored by Sen. Pinsky (D-22)
  • Annapolis Capital: 65 percent euthanized at AA County Animal Control; 48 percent in PG County http://is.gd/judHh 
  • Gazette: MoCo council approves $32.2M in midyear cuts; Other area county governments see no need (Quotes PG's spokesman) http://is.gd/jmO6z 
  • Gazette: Voting scanners cost less than touch-screen machines; Advocates hope that change will be funded http://is.gd/jmNH5 
  • Scandals
    • Gazette: Coalition formed to restore arrested county councilwoman Lesliue Johnson's privileges http://is.gd/jmLAf Comment: PG County will never have honest government as long as so many of the people of the county want , vote for, and/or tolerate corrupt officials 
  • Big Brother:
    • Charlottesville Daily Progress: Red light camera: Safety device or one more step toward a surveillance state? http://is.gd/jwfWm mentions PG 
Business, Transportation & Development
  • Urban Investment Partners Acquires $11.4 Million Park Tanglewood Apartment Complex in Riverdale, MD http://is.gd/jyKqz 
  • Examiner: Report: Region's streetcar proposals competing for federal funds http://is.gd/juej7 (Mentions Purple Line)
  • Post: Plan to convert museum is blocked (Marietta House, Glenn Dale) http://is.gd/jqD3X
Local (Municipalities)

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