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Baker gets lots of advice on how to improve Prince George's government

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D) picked up plenty of advice late Friday about improving the way the county government does its work.Chief among the recommendations from his 250-member transition team: reward schools and educators that excel,...

By Miranda Spivack  | March 12, 2011; 4:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Prince George's legislative delegation approves ethics package

he Prince George's House delegation Friday took a key vote in support of an ethics package that would limit the County Council's review of development deals.

By Miranda S. Spivack  | March 11, 2011; 1:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Baker ready to unveil economic plan for Pr. George's

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D) hopes to wrap up debate over ethics reform by Friday and shift public attention to an economic development plan that he says is critical to the county's fiscal health.

By Miranda S. Spivack  | March 9, 2011; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Prince George's cabbies oppose bill to cut new medallion number

Prince George's independent cab drivers are opposing a bill that would cut in half the number of medallions the council agreed to issue.

By Miranda S. Spivack  | March 8, 2011; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Prince George's ethics review commission sees challenges in cleaning up county

A commission created by Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D) ran headlong into some big challenges Tuesday night as they try to help Baker figure out ways to clean up county government and rid the county of its "pay to play" reputation

By MIranda S. Spivack  | February 16, 2011; 5:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Prince George's ethics bills to be discussed at Saturday public hearing

Several bills that attempt to clamp down on developer influence in Prince George's County politics will be aired at 10 a.m. Saturday at a hearing by the county's delegation to the Maryland House. Among the measures are two proposals by...

By Miranda S. Spivack  | February 11, 2011; 9:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Rushern Baker to 'reassure' Wall Street, Miranda S. Spivack , January 11, 2011
New ethics measures sought in Prince George's, Miranda S. Spivack , January 8, 2011
Baker names three to Pr. Geo.'s integrity panel, Miranda S. Spivack , January 7, 2011
Pr. George's will institute austerity measures, Baker says, Miranda S. Spivack , December 22, 2010
Orientation begins for Pr. George's County Council, Miranda S. Spivack , December 13, 2010
Ingrid Turner picked to lead Pr. George's council; no committees for Johnson, Miranda S. Spivack and Ovetta Wiggins , December 7, 2010
Prince George's Council member Marilynn Bland accused of assault, Washington Post Editors , November 29, 2010
More pressure on Leslie Johnson, Miranda Spivack , November 24, 2010
Pr. George's council members want Leslie Johnson to step aside, Miranda S. Spivack, Ovetta Wiggins and Hamil R. Harris , November 18, 2010
Johnson back at work in Pr. Geoge's County Executive office, Miranda S. Spivack , November 15, 2010
Currie challenger seeks probe of voting procedures, Miranda S. Spivack , November 8, 2010
Candidate pleads not guilty in campaign flier case, Miranda S. Spivack , October 15, 2010
Education reform on tap for next Baker 'listening' session, Miranda S. Spivack , October 15, 2010
Largo woman running as write-in against Currie, Miranda Spivack , October 13, 2010
Obama-O'Malley rally at Bowie State, Christopher Dean Hopkins , October 7, 2010
Ehrlich courts Md. farmers, horse industry, Fredrick Kunkle , October 4, 2010
Prince George's readies for Tuesday's balloting, Miranda Spivack , September 13, 2010
State Sen. Currie indicted on bribery charges, John Wagner and Maria Glod , September 1, 2010
Campos switches backing from Jackson to Baker, Miranda S. Spivack , September 1, 2010
Ivey backs Baker for Pr. George's executive, Ruben Castaneda , August 31, 2010
Currie reports inconsistencies in campaign account, Washington Post Editors , August 26, 2010
Johnson battles homeowner's association in court, Jonathan Mummolo , July 16, 2010
O'Malley moves state agency to Prince George's, Aaron C. Davis , June 18, 2010
Accused Pr. George's housing funds thief arrested, Jonathan Mummolo , June 4, 2010
Jackson still stands by Calvo raid, Washington Post Editors , June 2, 2010
Baker unveils jobs plan in Pr. George's, Jonathan Mummolo , June 2, 2010
Former Pr. Geo's charity board member indicted, Jonathan Mummolo , May 20, 2010
SEIU endorses Baker in Prince George's, Jonathan Mummolo , May 19, 2010
Baker releases donors, voluntarily, Jonathan Mummolo , May 19, 2010
Pr. Geo.'s taxi drivers press council for reform, Jonathan Mummolo , May 11, 2010
Baker: O'Malley should veto Pr. Geo's tax measure, Jonathan Mummolo , April 28, 2010
Pr. George's Exec: Move cars, don't threaten snow plowers, Jonathan Mummolo , February 11, 2010
Prince George's County government closed again, Jonathan Mummolo , February 11, 2010
Prince George's County government closes, Jonathan Mummolo , February 10, 2010
At birthday bash, Curry hints at challenge to O'Malley, Jonathan Mummolo , January 22, 2010
Baker campaign: More than $500,000 raised in past year, Jonathan Mummolo , January 20, 2010
Arrivederci, Ivey, Jonathan Mummolo , January 13, 2010
U of Md. to partner with Hospital Authority, Jonathan Mummolo , January 11, 2010
Storm delivers blow to Prince George's budget, Jonathan Mummolo , December 29, 2009
Will Jackson get the support of his troops?, Jonathan Mummolo , December 17, 2009
Will Edwards vote for Iran sanctions?, Jonathan Mummolo , December 15, 2009
Edwards speaks, Anne Bartlett , December 4, 2009
Dernoga assumes Pr. George's Council Chairmanship, Jonathan Mummolo , December 1, 2009
Unspun: Prince George's County Council Member Tony Knotts, Christopher Dean Hopkins , November 23, 2009
An odd path to victory for County Exec Johnson's nominees, Jonathan Mummolo , November 18, 2009
"Why You?": Gerron Levi in Prince George's, Jonathan Mummolo , November 12, 2009
Some details on HUD projects in Pr. George's emerge, Jonathan Mummolo , November 9, 2009
More details of Pr. George's County layoffs emerge, Jonathan Mummolo , October 28, 2009
Del. Griffith fights back against the 'haters', Jonathan Mummolo , October 23, 2009
Obama gives Jack Johnson a shout-out, Jonathan Mummolo , October 21, 2009
Johnson: I was 'Never Intending' to Run For Governor, Jonathan Mummolo , October 16, 2009
Pr. George's County Exec's Chief of Staff to Step Down, Jonathan Mummolo , October 15, 2009
Pr. George's County Exec's Office Responds to Union Ads, Jonathan Mummolo , October 15, 2009
Pr. George's Property Tax Cap to be Lower Next Year, Jonathan Mummolo , October 15, 2009
Pr. George's Lobbyist Convicted of DUI...Again, Jonathan Mummolo , October 13, 2009
O'Malley, Redskins Tackle Debut Radio Ad, John Wagner , October 13, 2009
Live In Prince George's, Jonathan Mummolo , October 13, 2009
Johnson Now On Board For O'Malley Re-Election, John Wagner , October 12, 2009
Bill on Check-Cashing Stores Advances in Pr. George's, Jonathan Mummolo , October 7, 2009
Live in Pr. George's: Taxi Task Force Introduced, Jonathan Mummolo , October 6, 2009
Live in Pr. George's, Jonathan Mummolo , October 6, 2009
Live in Prince George's: County Land Up for Grabs, Jonathan Mummolo , October 6, 2009
Almost 50 Pr. George's Employees Laid Off, Jonathan Mummolo , October 2, 2009
Pr. George's Remains AAA-Okay, Jonathan Mummolo , October 1, 2009
Waiting for the Ax to Fall in Pr. George's, Jonathan Mummolo , October 1, 2009
Pr. George's Council Weighs Taxi Rules, Jonathan Mummolo , September 30, 2009
You Could Do Some Time for That Corona With Lime, Jonathan Mummolo , September 29, 2009
Financial Ratings Firm: Outlook 'Negative' in Pr. George's, Jonathan Mummolo , September 28, 2009
A Chat With Rep. Donna Edwards, Jonathan Mummolo , September 18, 2009
Local Pols Weigh In on Obama U-Md Speech, Anne Bartlett , September 17, 2009
Rep. Edwards: Censure Obama Heckler, Jonathan Mummolo , September 11, 2009
Pr. George's WSSC Nominee Confirmed, Washington Post Editors , September 9, 2009
Holy Rabid Bats, Pr. George's!, Jonathan Mummolo , September 8, 2009
WSSC Nominee Set for Vote in Pr. George's, Jonathan Mummolo , September 8, 2009
Former Opponent Duncan Criticizes O'Malley Campaign, Aaron C. Davis , September 5, 2009
Pr. George's Officials Respond to Furloughs Decision, Jonathan Mummolo , August 19, 2009
Prince George's Continues to Battle Vacant Homes, Jonathan Mummolo , August 7, 2009
Meet Your County Executive Tonight, Jonathan Mummolo , August 4, 2009
County Governments Rank High for Online Services, Jonathan Mummolo , July 30, 2009
WSSC Nominee Advances, Jonathan Mummolo , July 23, 2009
Pr. George's Council Okays Furlough, Delays Lease, Christopher Dean Hopkins , July 21, 2009
Prince George's Furloughs On Hold, Matt Mosk , July 14, 2009
More Cracks in WSSC Relations, Matt Mosk , July 14, 2009
Johnson Renews Push for Costly Lease, Matt Mosk , July 9, 2009
Getting WSSC News and Alerts, Washington Post Editors , May 6, 2009
Does Prince George's Need a Law School?, Rosalind S. Helderman , April 13, 2009
Pri. Geo. Senators Take Another Swipe at School Board HQ, Rosalind S. Helderman , April 6, 2009
Md. House Member: Message Received on Pri. Geo. HQ, Rosalind S. Helderman , April 3, 2009
Senate to Prince George's: Nix that School HQ, Rosalind S. Helderman , April 2, 2009
Lawmaker: No Council Vote, No D.C. United Bill, Rosalind S. Helderman , April 1, 2009
Not So Fast on D.C. United Bill, Rosalind S. Helderman , March 30, 2009
D.C. United Study Bill Approved by House Committee, Rosalind S. Helderman , March 30, 2009
Monday is Game Day for D.C. United in Md. House, Rosalind S. Helderman , March 29, 2009
D.C. United Bill Details Unveiled, Rosalind S. Helderman , March 24, 2009
What's Next for D.C. United?, Rosalind S. Helderman , March 18, 2009
Soccer Showdown Coming in Md. Legislature, Rosalind S. Helderman , March 16, 2009
Pri. Geo. Tax Bill: On its Way to Official Death, Rosalind S. Helderman , March 5, 2009
Currie Defense Fund On Hold, Rosalind S. Helderman , March 2, 2009
Johnson: Considering Statewide Run, Rosalind S. Helderman , February 19, 2009
Exact Text of D.C. United Bill, Rosalind S. Helderman , February 13, 2009
D.C. United: We Could Break Ground This Year in Pr. Geo.'s, Rosalind S. Helderman , February 13, 2009
D.C. United's Owner Says Team Headed to Prince George's, Rosalind S. Helderman , February 12, 2009
Old Friend Heads Currie Defense Fund, Rosalind S. Helderman , February 10, 2009
Victim of Botched Pr. Geo.'s Raid Pushes SWAT Bill, Rosalind S. Helderman , February 4, 2009
Cost of Johnson's Africa Trip Remains Unclear, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 29, 2008
Divisions on Pr. Geo's School Board?, Anne Bartlett , December 4, 2008
Maryland Dems Push Early Voting, Rev Up Obama Vols, Rosalind S. Helderman , October 30, 2008
Prince George's Johnson Says "No" to Slots, Ann Marimow , October 27, 2008
Prince George's Already Has Lines to Vote Absentee , Rosalind S. Helderman , October 27, 2008
Pr. Geo.'s Education Group: No Postion on Slots, Rosalind S. Helderman , October 14, 2008
Pr. Geo.'s Unions Sue Over Unpaid Furloughs, Rosalind S. Helderman , September 18, 2008
Correctional Officers Rally Against Furloughs, Anne Bartlett , September 17, 2008
Small Town Mayors Unite, Rosalind S. Helderman , September 8, 2008
Pr. Geo.'s Unions: Johnson's Wasting Money, Rosalind S. Helderman , September 4, 2008
Obama Speech Excitement in Pr.Geo.'s, Anne Bartlett , August 29, 2008
Now this is Unity, Rosalind S. Helderman , August 28, 2008
Pr. Geo.'s Pols Head to Denver, Anne Bartlett , August 21, 2008
Money for Prince George's Hospital, Rosalind S. Helderman , August 13, 2008
Libertarian Weighs In On Raid, Rosalind S. Helderman , August 12, 2008
Prince George's County Budget Game, washingtonpost.com editors , June 9, 2008
Replacing Pr. George's Bradford Pear Tree, washingtonpost.com editors , May 19, 2008
 
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