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Friday, January 07, 2011

Recent Prince George's County News (7 Jan 2011)

Public Safety
2011 Maryland General Assembly
Government & Politics
  • Council Retreat (PG Waste):
    • Gazette: Council chairwoman: Eastern Shore retreat is ‘not too far away' Lawmakers criticized ... cost of ca. $10K - $15K http://is.gd/kieNl 
      • Comment: Going to the Eastern Shore enables them to escape the growing violence and daily murders in Prince George's County 
    • PGD9Politico  If Council Retreat held on Eastern Shore for $15K, why not ask Council to take it from their $96,000 salaries? Harder to justify, huh?
    • realpgcounty  someone should ask if moving the council retreat outside the county unable to be attended by residents violates the Open Meetings Act.
    • realpgcounty  will the council also pay for any resident who wants to go to the retreat which they are rightfully allowed to attend?
  • Post (Editorial) Campaign finance in Md. ripe for reform http://is.gd/kkUVQ Critical of PG County and of Sen. Pres. Mike Miller (D-27) 
  • Scandals
  • LA Times: L.A. school board expected to appoint John Deasy as next superintendent on Tuesday http://is.gd/kimgY 
  • marylandmoment  O'Malley to propose $250 million in school construction, aide tells county leaders: Despite a tough budget year ... http://bit.ly/gFUdXj 
Business, Transportation & Development
Local (Municipalities)

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