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Prince George’s County Executive To Run For Maryland Governor

Earlier this week, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III announced he would seek the Democratic nomination in next year’s June primary. Baker, 58, describes his record as a turnaround story in which median incomes increased, crime decreased and … Continue reading

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Former NAACP President Ben Jealous Officially Announces His Run For Maryland Governor

On Wednesday, standing in front of a West Baltimore Flower Shop, Ben Jealous announced his candidacy for Maryland Governor. Jealous is a former president of the NCAAP. This is Jealous’ first bid for political office, joining the mushrooming field of … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Executive Responds To The Passage Of The Prescription Drug Price Gouging Bill

On Monday, Maryland lawmakers passed a bill that would prohibit drug manufacturers from unconscionable price increases on off-patent generic drugs. The House of Delegates approved the bill on a 137-2 vote, sending it to the Senate. On Friday, the Senate … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Will Invest $2 Million For A Litter Cleanup Campaign

In an effort to reduce litter on roadways and streets, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III will invest an additional $2 million for litter pick-up. The Department of Public Works and Transportation will lead the cleanup effort, which … Continue reading

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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 New Mobile App Launched By Prince George’s County Will Provide Residents With Easy Access To Government Information

Prince George’s County launched a mobile app to help residents gain access to government events and news easier. The mobile app, Mobile Prince George’s, will allow the residents to become more connected to the County government, providing them with direct … Continue reading

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