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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Recent Prince George's County News (18 May 2011)

Gory Prince George's
  • DeSha-Overcash, Justin, 22, (1.011), 11 Jan 2011
    • CollegePrkPatch: Alleged Accomplice in DeSha-Overcash Murder to Face Trial; Stephan Weaver, accomplice, trial Wed am http://is.gd/F0AUNE 
    • CollegePrkPatch: Charges Against Weaver, one of two accused of murder of Justin DeSha-Overcash, Lowered to Misdemeanors http://is.gd/mDu93s .
Public Safety

County Government and Politics
  • Pay raise for county employees:
    • PG Council vote: Against pay raise for county employees (5): Lehman (D-1), Campos (D-2), Turner (D-4), Patterson (D-8), Franklin (D-9) 
    • PG Council vote: For pay raise for county employees (3): Olson (D-3), Johnson (D-6), Toles (D-7). Not voting (1): Harrison (D-5) 
    • Think2xB4USlice Prince George’s: Under compromise budget proposal, public employees could get bonuses http://t.co/i5D184D via @washingtonpost 
  • Council committee meetings:
    • PGCCouncilMedia New Mtg. date: HEHS Committee, will meet Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., in Room 2027 of the County Administration Building.
    • PGCCouncilMedia NEW COMMITTEE TIME: PZED Committee, will meet Thursday, May 19, at 2:30 p.m., in Room 2027, of the County Administration Building. 
    • PGCCouncilMedia THE Committee - Tues. May 24, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., Rm 2027, proposed legislation, CB-3-2011, an ACT concerning taxicabs and limousines 
  • -PG-Politics Fwd: Planning Board Meetings Go Live: ... From: The Prince George's County Planning Board Date: W... http://yhoo.it/mIwJWT 
  • -PG-Politics Pepco Service Reliability Town Hall Meetings: The Prince George's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Pepco ... http://yhoo.it/mbD94i
  • Scandals and Ethics Reform:
State Government and Politics

Big Brother:
  • Dog attacks children on school bus, see Public Safety, above
  • PGD9Politico New Blog Post: "Why I Care About Prince George's County Public Schools." http://wp.me/p15aII-37
  • diverseeducation: Shortage of Black Male Teachers Looms as Many Choose High-Paying Professions (Quotes Wise HS teacher) http://is.gd/NaT2bE 
  • News_PGCounty Prince George's schools to see smaller-than-predicted budget cuts http://fb.me/XOXqRq6J 
  • News_PGCounty School officials soften planned cuts, propose bus hubs for specialty programs http://fb.me/Yp7xaVrD 
  • DCAbloob How can Gazette & Examiner each mistakenly refer to a Fort Washington Elementary (School)? It's Fort Washington Forest Elementary School. 
  • ABC7News Officials in the executive, school board and county council were involved in PG corruption, documents say http://wj.la/mRamL5 
Business, Transportation, Development, Environment
  • marylandmoment O’Malley plans to elevate status of trash-burning as source of energy: In a move that disappointed environmenta... http://wapo.st/jnc9Y9 
  • Post : Real stakes in D.C.’s Giant Food fight (3 letters including one from Del. Ivey, D-47, re Giant closing PG store) http://is.gd/ypbLJF 
  • bcbolin #MtRMD RT @MayorMiles: Mount Rainier is going green and residents are invited to send in suggestions on how they can help.
  • MDMRN The MD GOP Senate Slate refers to the proposed MTA toll increases as "Highway Robbery." I agree. http://j.mp/lR1ofo  
  • MDPolicy Penn Nat'l. to sell 49% stake in #MD Jockey Club. The media/gov. attention this (failing) industry receives... http://su.pr/8bsca4 #politics 
  • GGLaurelLeader County removing more than 400 Bradford pear trees in Laurel as safety precaution; some residents upset over the removal http://t.co/seRDj1o 
Local (Municipalities)

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