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Monday, February 07, 2011

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

Public Safety
2011 Maryland General Assembly
Government & Politics
Business, Transportation & Development
  • Post: The head of the Greater Prince George's Business Roundtable (Jim Estepp) is in his third career http://is.gd/TOrJKg 
  • badast_turtles: State: Tolls probably heading up: The cost of traveling on MD's toll roads, including the Susque... http://bit.ly/eSsOn6 
  • AFPMD Tax hikes still very likely to replenish transportation trust fund! http://fb.me/zoGw1jsA 
  • MDPolicy Balancing the budget this year meant more cuts to transportation -- par for the course these days http://su.pr/26Ggrz #MD #politics
  • ggwash RT @miller_stephen: Despite community support, Sen. Schumer seeks to erase bike lane from his street http://goo.gl/fb/n8ElF 
  • OConnellPostbiz See my story on whether Congress will cut funding for Homeland Security consolidation at St. Elizabeths here http://wapo.st/fwNvvN 
    • Note: Fate of St. Elizabeth's project may impact county plans for development along the Green Line in southern Prince George's County
  • mdchamber We're at Martin's Crosswinds in Greenbelt. More than 300 business people meeting with MD's congressional delegation
  • Pepco outrages:
    • kryan1035 Pepco hearing before MOCO energy committee: Berliner says Pepco's delivered 'third world service coupled with abysmal customer service" 
    • kryan1035 MOCO councilmember Hans Riemer "dividends for Pepco continue to rise while service declines"...cites SEC figures. 
    • kryan1035 MOCO Elrich to Pepco "My problem is believing that you all are serious..you've been at the bottom for years--none of that motivated you" 
    • kryan1035 "We are not the worst utility that is out there" Pepco's David Velazquez on Pepco's rating as being in the lowest quartile for perf. 
    • HaleyHarrison MoCo council describes #Pepco's answers as "evasive and incomplete."
    • Question: Why so many reports about MoCo questioning Pepco perf., but no such reports from PG? MSM ignoring PG or PG Council doesn't care?
      • Note: Council members Lehman, Olson, Toles, and Turner all responded promptly to my e-mailed version of this question.
    • melcouncil9 PEPCO will take Q&A from the County Council on Feb. 8, 10AM @ the County Admin Bldg, 1st fl, 14741 Gov. Oden Bowie Dr., Upper Marlboro. #fb 
    • PGCCouncilMedia The County Council will be briefed by PEPCO Region President Thomas Graham during Council session on Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 10:30 a.m. 
    • PGD9Politico PEPCO should do public forum too. RT @melcouncil9 PEPCO will take Q&A from the County Council on Feb. 8, 10AM @ the County Admin Bldg. 
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