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Thursday, October 06, 2011

Recent Prince George's County News (6 Oct 2011)

Public Safety
County Government and Politics
  • marylandmoment Ex-Rep. Frank Kratovil applies for judgeship: After losing his congressional reelection and taking a job in the PG ... wapo.st/omrwy6
  • PG Slots:
    • PGD9Politico WashPost says @melcouncil9 hasn't taken position in slots bill; used to oppose slots but gone silent after joining Sen. Miller's slate.  
    • PGD9Politico To add to that, @CountyExecBaker hasn't stated a position either on slots, seems to be operating from a neutral position. 
    • PGD9Politico Smarts moves by both @CountyExecBaker and @melcouncil9 because Sen. Miller controls state coffers, we can't afford more cuts to County gvt. 
    • PGD9Politico I don't agree w/ the politics of it, just being realistic. Gvt can't control gambling habits, but churches should help those who struggle...
  • Redistricting:
    • Gazette: Council redistricting proposal favors less change; but some residents like earlier commission recommendations is.gd/f6Nm0G.
  • Scandals and Ethics Reform:
    • Gazette (Editorial): Digging out; Latest political scandals highlight need for work at more than just the county level is.gd/ohiKyq 
      • Gazette (Editorial): "county 'has always been a hotbed for political corruption...you just can't help but...wonder what’s going on there.” .
State Government and Politics
Business, Transportation and Development
Local (Municipalities)
Other (including news about news)
  • RiverdalePatch: Breast Cancer Rates Fall in Prince George's County, Doctors Push Preventative Treatment patch.com/A-mDvS

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