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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Recent Prince George's County News (12 Oct 2011)

Public Safety
County Government and Politics
  • ben_giles Slot ban bill approved by PG Council Committee yesterday. bit.ly/reowZs
    • TBDNewsTalk Baker: The County Council's move against slots is premature. We should see what the legisature does, he says. 'The public must have input.'
    • TBDNewsTalk On WAMU, Baker links the possibility of slots at Rosecroft to the county-state effort to build a new state-of-the-art teaching hospital.
    • TBDNewsTalk "A referendum would be a good idea on this," Baker says of slots at the track. He opposed slots as a Delegate.
  • ben_giles PG Council members not happy at all with Baker's appointee for county attorney. bit.ly/orPwWp
    • TBDNewsTalk Baker: Slots at the track ('where we already have gambling') could generate needed $ but "we need to see what the whole package looks like."
    • TBDNewsTalk Baker defends nominee for Co. Atty, who some CMs oppose. "She's smart, she's good" & she's a woman. Give me benefit of the doubt, he urges.
    • mirandawashpost Prince George’s attorney battle may signal end of Baker’s political honeymoon The Washington Post washingtonpost.com/blogs/maryland… via @washingtonpost
  • -PG-Politics Fwd: Notice of Public Hearing Liquor Control Board ... From: Council Dist 7 is.gd/PnKLuY Toles against liquor delivery
  • -PG-Politics Fwd: District 7 Community Meeting October 15, 2011 8:30 - 11:30 AM is.gd/7O9Ubv
  • Scandals and Ethics Reform:
State Government and Politics
  • ABS-CBN.com: Probe pressed vs Maryland school officials [about PG's Filipino teachers] is.gd/uXBNZ2
  • -PG_Discussion: Re: Legislators planning to sneak school board changes through in special session (Linda of PGFF) is.gd/TgU9XF 
  • CNSmd University Launches New Crime-Fighting App: cnsne.ws/nQajfM
Business, Transportation and Development
Local (Municipalities)
Other (including news about news)
  • mdreporter Do you like MarylandReporter.on Facebook? We're just one person away from having 1,600 fans! on.fb.me/oNFzWo
  • PGCBlogging What's the deal with not wanting to call Prince George's County PG County? I personally prefer PGCo or Prince George's but tell me more.

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