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Monday, January 24, 2011

Recent Prince George's County News (24 Jan 2011)

Public Safety
2011 Maryland General Assembly
Government & Politics
  • County Council junket:
    • Gazette: Costly retreat; Council members' getaway may have helped them bond w/ each other, but did opposite w/ residents (Editorial) http://is.gd/MANROW 
    • PG-Politics Re: Chespeake - Did It Violate Open Meetings Law: I am still waiting for my FOIA for the minutes ... http://yhoo.it/fGKr4Q 
  • Gazette (Blair Lee): Biggest disappointments of 2010 - Washington Post news coverage of Maryland governor's race http://is.gd/mzLm83  
  • kytja Sarles pick as #WMATA head happened in closed door meetings that wouldn't be allowed in own jurisdictions: http://bit.ly/gn8oAI 
  • UMarlboroPatch Maryland Congressional Delegation's Influence Diminished in New Congress - Upper Marlboro, MD Patch --> http://t.co/aLEOPIJ  
  • melcouncil9 Scarce WSSC resources for maintenance are stretched more and more thin by excessive, new residential sprawl. 
  • Scandals
    • Examiner: PG County Council chairman Ingrid Turner, family sued for $2.2 million http://is.gd/noa0xG  
    • MsAngee Lots going on in Prince George's County: County Exec Rushern Baker finally speaks up about curbing County corruption --bouttime.
    • PGCrime #Morningside considers creating ethics measure amid scandal - http://tinyurl.com/4j4cc5o 
    • kryan1035 PG Gov Notice on Accountabiliy&Integrity Bd meeting: portions may be closed "pursuant to provisions of the Maryland Open Meeting Act." Huh? 
    • If part of the "Accountabiliy & Integrity Board" meeting can be closed to the public, what happened to Baker's promised transparency? 
  • Diamondback: Despite increase in county crime, many students still feel safe on campus http://is.gd/0owL7R 
  • Gazette: Prince George's smallest schools may have to share guidance counselors; Proposal would save $1M ... http://is.gd/MkoPGD  
  • PG_Discussion Fwd: PGCPS - 2012 Budget Process Overview:  PGC-Council of PTAs ... http://yhoo.it/elXuJF 
  • Capital_Land Prince George's schools tosses PR department: Little-known fact: most public school systems have a public ... http://tinyurl.com/4bjqh4v 
Business, Transportation & Development
Local (Municipalities)

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