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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Recent Prince George's County News (13 Mar 2012)

Gory Prince George's
Public Safety
2012 Elections
  • PG Board of Education
    • Gazette: District 1 school board candidate McLaughlin drops out of race is.gd/msYTeg.
PG Gambling
  • ExploreHoward: Laurel Clergy Assn joins slots opposition in PG; Former council member Dernoga backs anti-slots movement is.gd/b3rTGN.
  • WPJohnWagner Pr. George’s casino bill to be back in spotlight wapo.st/wuKPmm
    County Government and Politics
    • -PG-Politics Fwd: With term limit nearing, Campos sets sights on delegate seat and com: gazette.net/a... yhoo.it/x2NRQt 
    • PGCCouncilMedia THE Committee will meet on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., in Room 2027 of the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro.
    • PGD9Politico Sunshine Review gives @PrinceGeorgesMD a "C" grade for online transparency: sunshinereview.org/index.php/Prin…
    • PGCCouncilMedia PSFM meeting Thursday, March 15 @ 2pm - Rm 2027 of the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro. The agenda includes CB-11-2012.
    • PGCCouncilMedia Council's Youth Commission meets 2nite, March 13, 6-9pm, Rm 2027 of the CAB, Upper Marlboro. Guest speaker is Dr. Kevin Glasper.
    State Government and Politics
    • mdreporter AG Gansler shares details of Maryland's $1b mortgage settlement with the nation's big five banks. bit.ly/wgAc5H #mdpolitics
    • WTOP ICYMI: #MD Senate gives initial OK to bill prohibiting smoking in cars with passengers under 8 years old - bit.ly/xNh5g8
    • AnnieLinskey Vallario says that crime victim would be "up in arms" if they opposed measure allowing diminution credits for inmates. #badwordchoice
    • CNSmd MD House now debating a bill which would allow citizens who have not lived in the United States to vote #mdpolitics
    • Budget and Taxes:
      • Gazette: Counties: Revised pension shift plan better but still flawed is.gd/2H2nNn Quotes PG's Thomas Himler
      • Gazette: Transportation alliance urges importance of gas tax to Prince George's projects is.gd/ui6D4D
      • mdreporter Freezing judges pay failed in the House, and judicial raises are near approval. bit.ly/wEdI4t 
        • CNSmd MD House now debates judicial pay raises, Del. O'Donnell proposed amendment making raise at 1 percent
        • mdreporter Judicial raises of up to $14,500 pass the House of Delegates 84-47. 
        • marylandmoment Md. lawmakers approve controversial pay raise for judges: Amid much bickering, the Maryland House of Delegates s... wapo.st/y3P1MB
      • mdreporter State Roundup: O’Malley pushes new flush tax that would hit all equally; counties becoming resigned to pension shift. bit.ly/y7Tcwg
      • GazPolitics Counties say pension shift plan is better but still flawed: tinyurl.com/75msfen
      • AFPMD Testify against the gas tax tomorrow! Governor O'Malley personally will be lobbying for another tax on the middle... fb.me/1pbg4mWSW
      • mdreporter A bill providing free college tuition to MHEC employees went down in flames in the Senate on Tuesday. bit.ly/xCMgI3 #mdpolitics
    Big Brother is watching us (and related oppression):
    Business, Transportation and Development
    • Gazette: Some surprised by Metro's most dangerous stations report is.gd/msYTeg.
    • Gazette: Largo plan aims for growth around Metro station is.gd/alCtSl
    • Post: Prince George's leaders to hold information session on economic development fund is.gd/ZlJB9Q 
    • Gazette: District 1 residents get advice, lessons on becoming involved in zoning decisions; Lehman hosts meetings ... is.gd/nlnTRd 
    Local (Municipalities)

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