Tag: Prince George’s County
Anton’s Law was part of a group of police and criminal justice laws that passed in 2021 in the wake of George Floyd’s death and a national reckoning around race and policing.Read More
Despite state senators’ disagreement, sides may be uniting on some possible police reform,Read More
Prince George’s lawmakers rebuke Gov. Hogan as county seeks more state help.Read More
The number of rapes in Maryland increased last year by 15% over the previous year, according to an annual FBI Uniform Crime Report, released Sept. 30. This was significant — the largest year-over-year increase for the state since the FBI’s definition of rape was revised in 2013.
It’s also wrong. In fact, many of Maryland’s crime statistics reported by government agencies are unusually inconsistent — even “astounding” and “bizarre” — according to a national crime statistics expert.Read More
Here we go again: Another liberal-conservative showdown over a new hospital for Prince George’s County. Only this time, the confrontation isn’t between Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, Jr. and the Democratic legislature. Instead, the tug-of-war is between a conservative political scientist from a Republican think-tank and Democrats in the county who control its hospital system.Read More
Republican Larry Hogan Jr.’s stunningly easy romp over Democrat Anthony Brown in Maryland’s race for governor can’t be written off as a fluke.
Fundamental changes are taking place that could give Republicans a strong advantage down the road in what is generally considered a deeply blue state.Read More
This is the first part of a four-day series by Capital News Service examining how Maryland uses gambling to raise revenues.
It starts with the state’s 40-year-old lottery, now the fourth largest source of state revenue. This article looks at how lower income ZIP codes contribute a disproportionate share.Read More
The House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday scrutinized a plan for a referendum that could bring table games and a sixth licensed casino to Maryland. Key leaders expressed doubts about the financial sweeteners for casino operators in the bill which passed the Senate March 23.Read More
The Legislative Black Caucus plans on submitting General Assembly redistricting maps to the Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Committee (GRAC) this week, saying black voters are under-represented in the legislature. “We can’t operate in the same way we’ve operated in the past because we’re going to run afoul of the Voting Rights Act,” said the Black Caucus Redistricting Committee chair, Del. Aisha Braveboy.Read More
The Crownsville headquarters of the Department of Housing and Community Development was formally declared surplus on Wednesday, meaning the state is free to sell it and move forward with plans to relocate the agency to Prince George’s County.
Wednesday’s resolution, passed unanimously by the Board of Public Works, is the next step in the long process to jump-start transit-oriented development in Prince George’s County by relocating the agency to a new location near a Metro station.Read More
The sale of the Department of Housing and Community Development’s Crownsville headquarters is being advertised online, and the deadline has been set for developers to voice their interest in building a new main office for the department near a Prince George’s County transit station to create more transit-oriented development.
Bids are due Feb. 1 to purchase the current housing department headquarters at 100 Community Place, Crownsville. The same deadline applies to the requests for information to build a replacement headquarters in Prince George’s County.Read More
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