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Sunday, December 05, 2010

Recent Prince George's County News (4 & 5 Dec 2010)

Public Safety
Government & Politics
  • New county executive and council:
    • Rushern Baker: Watch The Inauguration Ceremony Live Online http://is.gd/icklO 
    • Post: Leadership change in Prince George's brings challenges and stirs hope http://is.gd/if6jL (More)
    • Post (Editorial): Prince George's turns the page http://is.gd/igpRQ  
    • Cheye Calvo: Any Council chair elected on the strength of Leslie Johnson’s vote would be illegitimate. They know this, right? They have to know this! http://is.gd/iepOx plus several comments
    • RT @Nolan: I like Rushern Baker & have high hopes for him, but the url (for his inauguration) http://www.pathtogreatness.org might be a little over the top.
    • RT @kryan1035: Does open government demand open air? PG Exec Elect Rushern Baker will hold inauguration OUTside...double layer of fleece anyone? 
    • RT @DCAbloob: @kryan1035 attendees don't need to just worry about cold for Rushern Baker inauguration, fierce gusty winds will be even more noticeable 
  • MD Budget & Taxes:
    • Scandals
      • Post: Jack Johnson's stamp on affordable-housing program in Prince George's http://is.gd/ibLmv Lists several projects and developers Mirza H.A. Baig http://is.gd/ibLDP Roots of Mankind Corp.; Cynthia Whitmire, Sandy Marenberg, N. Stephen Stavrou, Stavrou Associates, Glenmore Associates, M. Scott Copeland, RST Development LLC, Richard Edson, SUR Developers and Builders, many non-profits also discussed (See http://is.gd/ihyxP)
      • Post: Jack Johnson corruption scandal forces Prince George's to rethink its image http://is.gd/ibMJh "Prince George's is in denial" Only reason people like Jack do this is because they believe they can get away with it, people will either tolerate it or look the other way 
    • Big Brother:
    Local (Municipalities)

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