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15,000 New Jobs Created In Prince George’s County In Last 36 Months

According to data released from the State of Maryland’s Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, 313,192 jobs were added during the Baker Administration. Over a 36-month period, an additional 15,070 jobs were added, the highest level of 3Q jobs reported … Continue reading

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A Washington Post Published By Prince George’s County Executive “The FBI Belongs In Prince George’s”

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III recently published an OP-Ed in the Washington Post regarding the relocation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters. The County has two sites reserved for the new FBI headquarters, both have been … Continue reading

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The Signs Of Heart Disease – Something Everyone Should Know

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the number killer in the United States. Recent data shows one-third of heart disease’ victims die, before the disease is diagnosed.  

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Baltimore City’s Minimum Wage Could Increase To $15 By 2022

In July, Maryland’s minimum wage is set to increase to $9.25, with another increase set to follow in July of 2018, which would increase the minimum wage to $10.10. Many low-wage workers argue that the rate, with the increase is … Continue reading

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PEPCO Donating Free Smoke Alarm To Prince Georgians Just In Time For Spring

Spring is just around the corner and Prince Georgians are encouraged to prepare for Daylight Savings Time, by making the necessary time adjustments. The local EMS and Fire department has taken it upon themselves to utilize this special time to … Continue reading

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Maryland Employers May Soon Be Required To Provide Sick Leave To Workers

A measure to enforce Maryland employers to provide sick leave to workers won approval in a key Senate committee and the full House of Delegates (88-51) Friday. The full Senate will consider a slightly different version of the bill this … Continue reading

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Open Alcohol Container Violations May Become A Civil Offense

On Friday, the Maryland Senate passed legislation that would permit police officers to issue citations for open alcoholic container violations. Under the legislation, offenders would not be arrested, but only be issued a citation in most cases.  

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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Pushes Back Against Governor’s Proposal To Increase Funding For Private School Vouchers

County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III joined Maryland State Educators Association on February 28 to oppose Governor Larry Hogan’s proposal to increase funding for private school vouchers, County Executive Rushern Baker joined former NAACP President Ben Jealous, Maryland PTA, Baltimore … Continue reading

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Johns Hopkins Researchers Suggest Baltimore Open Safe Sites For Addicts To Use Drugs

A report recently published by the Abell Foundation, the researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School suggest opening two facilities, one on the east side and the another on the west, for addicts to use drugs. While this is an unorthodox … Continue reading

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County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Renews Prince George’s County Public Schools CEO Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell’s Contract

The Prince George’s County public school system saw academic gains over the last four years. This prompted County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III to renew PGCPS Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell’s contract. Baker made the announcement Friday, along … Continue reading

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