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Thursday, March 01, 2012

Recent Prince George's County News (1 Mar 2012)

Gory Prince George's 
  • nbcwashington bit.ly/xFcejg RT Murder-for-hire suspect not guilty in Stacey Seaton murder trial. #breaking Get the latest on News4 at 4, 5 and 6. 
  • darcyspencer Apparently, prosecutors rejected an earlier offer by Tyler to plea in exchange for 30 years. I'm sure Seaton family is devastated 
  • darcyspencer Source tells me jarvis tyler found NOT GUILTY on all counts in stacey seaton trial
  • Comment: Looks like accused Stacey Seaton killer was willing to plead guilty. PG States Atty wouldn't deal. Now he goes free. Whose fault?
  • anobleDC Wow @nbcwashington Murder-for-hire suspect not guilty in Stacey Seaton murder trial. bit.ly/xFcejg
Public Safety
Corruption, Scandals and Ethics Reform:
  • AnnieLinskey Currie is taken off Rules, Exec Noms, but Miller; per request of ethics panel. bsun.md/zOiE7J
  • AnnieLinskey Oy! "Currie is taken off Rules, Exec Noms, *by* Miller; per request of ethics panel."
PG Gambling
    County Government and Politics
    • Gazette:Residents asked to weigh in on cable costs, needs as county preps to renew Comcast contract; Surveys planned... is.gd/lucM51
    • PGCCouncilMedia CM Turner, D-4, hosts book signing w/female authors- Women’s History Month, March 13 - 10-12 noon, CAB, Upper Marlboro. cms.princegeorgescountymd.gov/PressReleases/…
    • PGCCouncilMedia THE Committee on March 8 @ 10am, Rm 2027 CAB, Upper Marlboro. Agenda includes briefing from the Department of Public Works & Transportation.
    • PGCCouncilMedia PZED meets March 7 @ 1:30 pm, Rm 2027, CAB, Upper Marlboro. The agenda includes CB-2-2012, CB-05-2012, CB-8-2012, CB-9-2012.  
    • PGCCouncilMedia Bowie State Marc Station Development Board meets Monday, March 5 @ 10a.m., CAB, Rm 2027, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro.
    • Karen R. Toles
      • DanieljGross Here's my report regarding councilwoman Toles' traffic stop for excessive speeding. No ticket issued for driving 105mph bit.ly/w96ol4
      • myfoxdc New details about the county councilwoman caught doing more than 100 mph on the beltway. Check it out in the... fb.me/1ubqkccvp
      • DanieljGross Details: Executive review ordered for traffic stop involving county Councilwoman Toles bit.ly/w96ol4 Drove at 105 mph, no ticket. 
      • ben_giles PG CM Karen Toles to take driver improvement course after she was caught speeding 105 mph, only issued warning. bit.ly/Arbqdx
      • PGCBlogging Councilwoman Toles is riding dirty. That traffic violation is a bad look: pgcblog.com/?p=3014
      • GreenbeltPatch Prince George's County Police set to review Councilwoman Tole's traffic stop. patch.com/A-rnXB
      • postlocal Pr. George's police say the officer who pulled over council member Karen Toles on Beltway did not have time to pace her wapo.st/zE5tSe
      • LaurelPatch Prince George's County Police will review Councilwoman Karen Toles' traffic stop. patch.com/A-rnXB
      • kytja PG Councilwoman caught speeding 50mph over limit gives up county car. She's had 6 other violations, reports @ben_giles: bit.ly/wcghQj
      • DanieljGross D.C. police chief gives her thoughts on the traffic stop of Councilwoman Karen Toles on WTOP #AskTheChief
      • ggwash Prince George's councilwoman Karen Toles' dangerous driving threatens public safety: ggwash.org/13906
      • -PG-Politics Fwd: Re: Fwd: STATEMENT ON COUNCIL MEMBER TRAFFIC STOP (Karen R. Toles): Wasn't this also a county ... yhoo.it/A1vNdk
      • -PG-Politics Fwd: GGW - Councilmember Toles' Reckless Driving Threatens Public Safety: Greetings, Please see my ... yhoo.it/zfMXIV
      • NBCWashington: Baker Weighs In On Councilmember Warned for Speeding is.gd/8pakTt 
    State Government and Politics
    • marylandmoment Md. lawmakers consider transgender anti-discrimination bill: Less than a week after Maryland lawmakers approved ... wapo.st/wsvmUu
    • postlocal More citations, less jail for people suspected of misdemeanors in Maryland under legislation scheduled for votes today wapo.st/xmcFbc
    • mdreporter State Roundup: Legislators consider citations instead of jail for some misdemeanors; much more. bit.ly/AowS1b
    • OMalleyWatch @GovernorOMalley higher energy costs lose jobs, just ask all the Eastalcoa aluminum workers in Frederick. #plantclosed #masslayoff
    • Budget and Taxes:
      • Gazette: Agents: O'Malley tax plan will sap housing recovery is.gd/iqdayM
      • Times: Miller: O'Malley's itemized deduction cap 'off the table' is.gd/DqJ8uG
      • -PG-Politics Fwd: Md. legislators ponder override on property-tax caps: baltimoresun.com/business/rea... yhoo.it/xvB5TF
      • mdreporter Local officials testify that splitting teacher pension costs could devastate their finances. bit.ly/ACwNJH #mdpolitics
      • -PG-Politics Fwd: Fwd:Re: HB 83, another bill to override county property tax limits: In '96 in response to new ... yhoo.it/yNHfFx
      • MDPolicy MD considering raising all income taxes as a substitute for making budget cuts this year. ow.ly/9o2X2 
      • mdchamber Digital downloads tax round 2 RT @cbsand: Headed to the State House w @AAFBaltimoe and @mdchamber instagr.am/p/Ho1lKmOApF/
      • MDPolicy Comptroller @peterfranchot likens Annapolis to folks that win the lottery and squander it all. ow.ly/9o4b9  
      • CNSmd Teacher pension costs could double again in next 10 years, says Delegate Andrew Serafini, R-Washington
      • -PG-Politics Fwd: Fwd: Oppose Bill to Increase Driving Costs of Marylanders!: ... Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2012 11:33:5... is.gd/1uWPdc
      • MDPolicy Is the plan to cap mortgage deductions really worse than raising income taxes? ow.ly/9o4sm 
      • CNSmd George: loopholes will allow counties to override property tax caps and hurt Md. "Solving this one problem could create others."  
      • Sun: Md. legislators ponder override on property-tax caps (AA, MoCo, PG, Talbot, Wicomico is.gd/asoJCN
      •  WBAL: Income Tax Hikes Considered; Mortgage Tax Deduction Caps Likely Out is.gd/b1Yhrd
      • mdchamber Here is an update on the digital downloads tax from today's Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act hearing ow.ly/9oKcu
      • -PG-Politics Fwd: Re: PG Taxers: Eight Prince George's delegates sponsor bill to raise: i think everyone is made... yhoo.it/zeKDHY
    Big Brother is watching us (and related oppression):
    • Examiner (Editorial): If traffic cameras increase safety, where's the proof? is.gd/YVBjfc.
    • tbd247 Homeland Security has its eye on your Metro tweets, D.C. riders tbd.ly/x0Cm5z
    • PGPDNEWS Heads Up! Drive Safely! New automated speed enforcement camera now in operation, 10100 blk Lake Arbor Way EB and WB, Lake Arbor Elementary
    • PRweb: Forest Heights Installing IQinVision Spy Cameras to Improve Public Safety is.gd/e12HAh
    Business, Transportation and Development
    • -PG-Politics Fwd: POLICE NEED OUR INPUT: Pennsylvania Avenue Traffic Survey: Peace & Blessings, Major George Nad... yhoo.it/w3l7Z1.
    • mdchamber Regional authorities proposed to finance transit ow.ly/9nTB4
    • mdreporter Can the feasibility study to move the DHCD headquarters to New Carrollton remain a secret? bit.ly/zTv0ql #
    • PGCBlogging Anne Arundel County officials/reps say they're being denied a peak at feasibility study on Housing Dept. move to PGCo: pgcblog.com/?p=3045
    • MDPolicy MD still planning to move the Housing Dept. HQ, although seemingly for no reason at all. ow.ly/9o3en #MDpolitics #MDtweets
    • -PG-Politics Fwd: Fwd: Re: [PG-Politics] Developer plots Reston’s tallest building---: Arthur, they all come to ... yhoo.it/xgt7kQ
    • -PG-Politics Fwd: Fwd: Oppose Bill to Increase Driving Costs of Marylanders!: ... Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2012 11:33:5... is.gd/1uWPdc
    Local (Municipalities)
    • Greenbelt:
      • Greenbelt News Review Now Online: March 1, 2012 is.gd/hk5pwr
      • -PG-Politics Fwd: Greenbelt PD Media Release - St. Patrick's Day Sobriety Enforcement: ... From: Kelly Lawson is.gd/BLNIlA 
    • Hyattsville:
      Other (including news about news)
      • MarkNewgent Thank you @SenatorBarb for expressing your opinion of first amendment right to religious freedom as "smokescreen"

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