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Prince George’s County Executive Rusher L. Baker, III Releases Statement Regarding Devastation Left By Hurricane Irma

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released a statement Monday regarding the major devastation left by Hurricane Irma in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Florida. “As we remember the September 11th tragedy 16 years ago, today … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Released Statement Regarding Amazon Headquarters

Amazon announced Thursday it would seek a location for a second headquarters in North America. The retail giant has designated $5 billion for the project. In response to the news, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released a … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker Responds To Hogan’s Proposed New State Development Plan

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released a statement Tuesday, regarding Governor Larry Hogan’s proposed New State Development Plan. Baker said the proposed plan, along with regulation reductions will increase watershed and Chesapeake Bay pollution levels. “Since taking … Continue reading

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Democrat Krish Vignarajah Announces Run For Maryland Governor In 2018

Krish Vignarajah, former aid to First Lady Michelle Obama, said Wednesday that she plans to run for governor in 2018, making her the first female candidate to officially jump in the race. In her prepared remarks, Vignarajah said she is … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Supports New Potential Animal Services Facility

The Department of the Environment’s Animal Management Division works diligently to provide exceptional service to Prince George’s County residents and their animals. In an effort to support the agency, County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III recently proposed funding through 2023 … Continue reading

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Congressman Elijah Cummings Wife Considering Run For Maryland Governor

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, wife of Democratic U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, has joined the list of Democrats who are considering a run for Maryland governor. In an interview on Tuesday, Rockeymoore Cummings said the Republicans in Washington are not even … Continue reading

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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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