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Monday, October 17, 2011

Recent Prince George's County News (16 & 17 Oct 2011, Except redistricting news))


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Public Safety
  • Upper Marlboro Patch: Upper Marlboro Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Drug Dealing  
  • PGPDPressOffice  investigate accidental death of male killed while working on his vehicle in yesterday evening 
  • PGPDPressOffice Police seek identity of suspects in early am robbery of McDonalds in Ft.Washington @PGCrimeSolvers bit.ly/pFv6VS
  • PGCCouncilMedia Youth/Gang Violence Prevention Steering Committee 2day, Oct. 17 3 pm, @ RMS Bldg, Rm 308, 1400 McCormick Drive, Largo, MD. 301.952-3700. 
  • gazette_net Officials at the state Department of Juvenile Services acknowledged the maligned Cheltenham Youth Facility is... fb.me/HsqFMiDM
County Government and Politics
  • realpgcounty Prince Georges County Democrats are hosting their annual breakfast fundraiser less than an hour before special session kicks off. 
  • PGD9Politico District 9 Technology Summit for Youth on Nov 19, 8am-1pm, at Gwynn Park HS, organized by @melcouncil9 Mark your calendar!
  • melcouncil9: Dist. 9 Tech. Summit & Oct. 25 Community Adv. Meeting conta.cc/nLTobD
    • PGD9Politico Monthly comm advisory mtg by @melcouncil9 on Oct 25 at Stephen Decatur MS, 7-9:30pm. New bus service, emer mgt on agenda. .
  • PGD9Politico Recreation Facilities in South County--What's the scoop? Find out from Del Proctor at mtg Nov 2, Surratts-Clinton Lib, 7pm 
  • PGCCouncilMedia CM Patterson, D-8 @ attends film “Stealing Trust”, tomorrow, Oct. 18, 7pm, Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon Hill Rd 
  • PGD9Politico County Council to hold public hearing in Baden Fire Dept, 7-9pm, on Nov 1. Will address econ dev.; agricultural economy in south county. 
  • PGCBlogging: Job opening for Director of Public Affairs in PGCo: pgcblog.com/wake-up-pgco-d…
  • -PG-Politics Fwd: Analysis of a Failure: PG Kills 970 Animals During Single Month: Analysis of a Failure: Why 97... yhoo.it/p3JnSk
  • -PG-Politics Fwd: Do County Officials Sanction Lawlessness?: Hello, I have a scenario and a question. (Tim Saffel)...  
State Government and Politics
  • Contact information for Prince George's County legislators
  • WTOPinMD Military to update Md. officials on BRAC moves bit.ly/p2UsJu #WTOP
  • PGD9Politico Recreation Facilities in South County--What's the scoop? Find out from Del Proctor at mtg Nov 2, Surratts-Clinton Lib, 7pm 
  • mdreporter: Sen. E.J. Pipkin introduced two dozen bills, but Miller says they won't be acted on. He suggested hearings in interim.
    • mdreporter: "if everybody had their own wishes, we'd have 47 bills," Miller tells Senate. He still wants vote today.
  •  mdreporter: Robey: Six pieces of legislation will be considered today.
  • MDPolicy: More details on what our legislators will be focused on this week during the Special Session. su.pr/32L8y5
  • MDPolicy: Grassroots #samesexmarriage campaign gears up for push during the Special Session. su.pr/23pwgn  #MDtweets
  • gazette_net Officials at the state Department of Juvenile Services acknowledged the maligned Cheltenham Youth Facility is... fb.me/HsqFMiDM
  • Scandals and Ethics Reform:
    • Ulysses Currie
      • WPJohnWagner: Prosecution rests in bribery case against Md Sen. Ulysses Currie 
      • Post: Defense to begin in bribery trial of Md. Sen. Ulysses Currie
      • WPJohnWagner: Former Md delegate and lawyer Tim Maloney called by defense in Currie case  
      • WPJohnWagner Defense witness, prosecutor argue over how smart Sen. Currie is wapo.st/oG0XRZ
      • PGCBlogging: Just called Currie a dummy: Witness says Currie good with people, not complex subjects is.gd/cv9RK5 via @TBD
      • marylandmoment Tim Maloney on Ulysses Currie: ‘No one would call him smart’: The first witness called Monday by Maryland Sen. U...
    • Tiffany Alston
  • Budget and Taxes:
    • bbjonline: As session starts, @GovernorOMalley orders review of Md. business regulations, weighs gas tax hike bizj.us/b3y1r
    • mdchamber: O'Malley orders review of business regulations; weighs gas tax hike ow.ly/6ZOqS (via @bbjonline
    • AFPMD So he's considering asking Marylanders 2 pay twice 4 transpo proj RT @mddailyrecord O'Malley considering 15 cent gas tax increase  
    • darcyspencer: Sun-omalley supports gas tax hike bsun.md/qOElYj
    • mdreporter: Gov. O'Malley will support tax increases for infrastructure and job creation. bit.ly/pJBqPA
    • GazPolitics: O'Malley says he will order a 60 day review of state regulations to spur job creation 
      • AFPMD @GazPolitics @GovernorOMalley must also stop the yearly threat of new taxes due to billion $ plus deficits. Can't tax our way to prosperity  
      • AFPMD @GazPolitics cigarette taxes, gas taxes, expanded sales taxes, bag taxes, alcohol taxes, & toll hikes will not fix our economic troubles 
      • AFPMD Huge deficits keep the threat of new taxes on the table every yr discouraging job creation @AnnieLinskey Tax hikes didn't solve MD's problem 
      • AFPMD Members of the Senate pushing for legislative hearings on #PlanMD before O'Malley signs executive order. #powergrab
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    • postlocal: O’Malley urges lawmakers to consider 15-cent gas-tax hike wapo.st/niIYUg
Education
Business, Transportation and Development
Local (Municipalities)
Other (including news about news)
  • : Historian looks to preserve memory of John Hanson .
  • Libertywriter Poll: Washington, not Wall Street, primarily to blame for financial crisis & subsequent recession. bit.ly/oL9xdT
  • bbjonline POLL: Do you support the "Occupy Baltimore" protestors? bizj.us/b3y4t
  • PGCBlogging Poll: Blacks, Va. conservatives support for 'Occupy' va.mu/Iluc. If these two join forces, be afraid and tremble.  
  • NJ Today: The War On Drugs Has Become The War On The American People (Leads w/ PG police/sheriff raid on Mayor Calvo)

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