Daily "Recent Prince George's County News" updates were suspended in early March 2016. They were compiled primarily from retweets of news headlines. Those retweets continue, but in unformatted and unarchived form at PG-Politics-Briefs. To follow such headlines on a current basis, follow @pgpolitics on Twitter.

Monday, January 09, 2012

Recent Prince George's County News (8 & 9 Jan 2011)

Note: Supplemental pages about selected 2012 General Assembly bills and the 2012 Board of Education elections will be posted to PG-Politics-2012 (now under constructions). Links in red point to those pages.
Gory Prince George's This year: 1 (one every 216 hours); this time last year: 10 (one every 22 hours).
  • Examiner: Biologist's fatal walk remains unsolved is.gd/kuifXq Unsolved 1989 murder of Cynthia Renae Rodgers. 27, in Forestville
  • Samuels, Leeson Richardo, 35, (1.063), 13 Jul 2011
    • myfoxdc myfoxdc Candelight Vigil for Rick Samuels: Friends and family of a man who was kidnapped and murdered last July ... tinyurl.com/7hu3gsj
Public Safety
County Government and Politics
  • marylandmoment Prince George’s Council retreat next week is open to public: The Prince George’s County Council is set to meet M... wapo.st/yEbFQA 
  • moses100000: We need transparency and accountability in Pg county. Pr. George’s Council to hold retreat is.gd/0AsI7O
  • mirandawashpost: Prince George's County Council heads to Baltimore wapo.st/xWJ5at
  • Examiner: PG Council takes costly retreat to Baltimore is.gd/korqrx Next tweet quotes PG NAACP president Bob Ross 
    • Ross: "Residents are tightening their belts ... it'd be nice if they at least kept the business and tax dollars in Prince George's County."
  • -PG-Politics Fwd: fyi, council meeting in baltimore monday and tuesday: washingtonpost.com/local/md-p... yhoo.it/z3FqRY
  • -PG-Politics Fwd: Prince George's Council takes costly retreat to Baltimore: Source/credit:http://washingtonexam... yhoo.it/xvHALX
  • DCExaminerLocal The Prince George's County Council is spending thousands on an out-of-town retreat in Baltimore bit.ly/xghPUF
  • PGD9Politico Thumbs down to @PGCCouncilMedia and Council members for spending $11K on out-of-town retreat this week. What could you buy with $11K? #11K
  • PGCCouncilMedia: Council Members are Mtg. in Baltimore for the Annual Retreat [Deficit-increasing junket] is.gd/fHXQhA
  • PGD9Politico @ben_giles Wouldn't cost anything for Council to meet in public building inside the County for retreat. #11K
  • HyattsvllePatch More info on the County Council's Baltimore retreat at a waterfront hotel - patch.com/A-pZ5N
State Government and Politics
Government Censorship:
  • TheNewAmerican: Wisconsin Town Council Places Prior Restraints on Political Speech is.gd/CYpdwy Cites 1999 ruling against PG County
Business, Transportation and Development
  • Post: O’Malley wind farms face more challenges as Maryland legislature returns is.gd/i8oXte Quotes Del. Dereck Davis (D-25)
  • Post: Whole Foods project and outlet center at National Harbor on Prince George’s agenda is.gd/Vsc1n0
  • -PG-Politics Fwd: Re: Major projects before Pr. George?s planners: Everyone claims to want better development, reta ... is.gd/MOAoVD 
  • -PG-Politics Fwd: Fw: Major projects before Pr. George’s planners---Whole Foods proj: Source/credit: yhoo.it/wgzNup
  • RiverdalePatch Archer: 'We seem to have an agreement' with Cafritz on CSX bridge; councils will meet tonight to discuss patch.com/A-pYL7
  • gazette_net Maryland could get its economy on track and meet many of its transportation needs by expanding commuter rail MARC... fb.me/1grTxNLfG
  • PGD9Politico Guest Blog Post: "25-Year Property Tax Breaks for Developers: Are They Necessary?" wp.me/15aII Special.Tax.Breaks
  • PGD9Politico New Blog Post: "Transportation Payments Are No Substitute for Making Actual Improvements." wp.me/p15aII-4x
    • PGD9Politico @melcouncil9 opposes a bill that would allow developers to make payments to transportation fund instead of making improvements. I agree! 
  • MDPolicy The deck seems stacked against @GovernorOMalley's off-shore wind ideas even more this year. su.pr/1s2G0e
  • -PG-Politics Fwd: Stullich: Curry's Presence Could Have Impacted Book Exchange Hearing: http://collegepark.patch... yhoo.it/zdtyvt
  • AnnieLinskey Neighboring VA picks off another MD company. bsun.md/xbImzg
  • News_PGCounty War of 1812 attraction funding could bring revenue, Port Town officials say, but legislators warn it won't come cheap.

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