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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Recent Prince George's County News (24 Jan 2012)

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Public Safety
County Government and Politics
  • News_PGCounty Prince George's County's new text-alert system gets an early thumbs up for updates on weekend's snowy/icy conditions. gazette.net/article/201201…
  • LaurelPatch The fight to get the Reaching Hearts International church built in West #Laurel may be nearing it's end. Details to follow.
  • LaurelPatch Should Prince George's County workers receive raises during falling fiscal revenues?
  • PGCCouncilMedia Co Exec Baker hosts 3 public hearings FY 2013 budget, Jan. 26, 7 pm, Laurel HS; Feb. 1, 7 pm, Harmony Hall, Ft.; Feb. 7, 7pm, PGCC, Largo.
  • CountyExecBaker A $126 million budget gap for FY '13 means tough decisions ahead. You can weigh in @ a public hearing; details on FB on.fb.me/n7okoj
    • PG-Politics' tax alternatives 1/2 Heavily progressive taxes on both payers & payees of campaign donations > some nominal amount. 
    • PG-Politics' tax alternatives 2/2 Extend the Prince George's County amusement tax to ALL receipts of campaign fundraising events
  • CountyExecBaker Remember how emails/texts were the best way to get info during the 2011 earthquake? We do. That's why we made this: bit.ly/AnFdcd
  • CountyExecBaker Sign up now to get free texts & emails with important County info (school closings, traffic conditions, etc.) bit.ly/xNSaIb #NotifyMe
State Government and Politics
Business, Transportation and Development
  • ggwash Prince George's can have a Whole Foods now: in Largo, at the Boulevard at Capital Centre: ggwash.org/13451
  • bbjonline University of Maryland business professors are expecting little economic improvement in 2012 bizj.us/b504b
  • MDPolicy Local economists describe current economic climate as "tepid;" say rebound will be "sluggish." ow.ly/8EuQS
Local (Municipalities)
Other (including news about news) 

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