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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Recent Prince George's County News (25 Jan 2011)

Public Safety
2011 Maryland General Assembly
  • mdchamber: Senate President Mike Miller (D-27) said we need to find a way to raise transportation funding to put people back to work. 
  • bbjonline A much-anticipated bill to raise the alcohol tax in Md. was introduced Monday in the House of Delegates http://bizj.us/b1lqr 
    • PGTaxers: Tax increase bill HB121 sponsored by 14 Prince George's County pro-tax-increase delegates, Barnes (D-21), Braveboy (D-25), Frush (D-21), Holmes (D-23C), Hubbard (D-23A), Ivery (D-47), Niemann (D-47), Pen-Melnyk (D-21), Protor (D-27A), Ross (D-22),  Summers (D-47), V.Turner (D-26), Valderrama (D-26), Walker (D-26), SB168, senate version of HB121, 5 pro-tax PG sponsors: Benson (D-24), Muse (D-26), Pinsky (D-22), Ramirez (D-47), Rosapepe (D-21)
    • PGTaxers: HB121 has a misleading title--named after former senator in order to help disguise the fact that it is a major tax increase bill   
  • hcpeterson O'Malley's budget: $245M in question, analyst says | Hayley Peterson | Capital Land | Washington Examiner http://t.co/E0eMXQB 
  • hcpeterson Md. pension savings would not go into retirement fund http://t.co/F9vCJ4z
  • hcpeterson Md. slots program is a "three-ring circus," Comptroller Franchot tells state senators 
  • MDPolicy Assembly analysts say #OMalley budget may underfund some areas by up to $500M http://su.pr/1t2Prf #MD #politics 
  • Sun (Hogan): Where's the leadership? O'Malley's budget increases state spending when major cuts are what's needed http://is.gd/vQOlmO
Government & Politics
Business, Transportation & Development
  • Diamondback: City monitors rent prices; Landlords say price cap will cause lessors to shut down properties http://is.gd/xQdRwh .
Local (Municipalities)
  • College Park:
    • Diamondback: City monitors rent prices; Landlords say price cap will cause lessors to shut down properties http://is.gd/xQdRwh 
    • Diamondback: Police release name of non-student suspect; Charged w/ breaking into off-campus residence; Has prior record http://is.gd/Pey4mw 
  • Laurel:
    • LaurelPatch City Police search for Subway Restaurant robber, Landover woman gets hoodwinked in Laurel.Check out police blotter

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