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Friday, Jun 21, 2013 at 8:32 PM
By Tom Sherwood

2 More D.C. Pols Find Tainted Campaign Donations

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker reveal they found tainted donations contributed to their campaigns from people associated with businessman Jeffrey... Read »

Friday, Apr 26, 2013 at 9:12 PM
By Associated Press

Prince George's Interim Superintendent Resigns

The interim superintendent of Prince George's County schools is stepping down following the county executive's school system takeover. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 10:10 PM

Prince George’s Senators Approve Schools Plan

Prince George's County senators approved a measure that would allow County Executive Rushern Baker to select the county's new schools superintendent and choose the chairman and vice chairman of an expanded Board... Read »

Friday, Mar 29, 2013 at 9:07 PM
By Tracee Wilkins

Md. Senate Committee Hears PGCPS Takeover Arguments

Md. Senate Committee Hears PGCPS Takeover Arguments

A State Senate committee began hearing testimony Friday over whether to hand control of Prince George's County Schools over to County Executive Rushern Baker. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 11:31 PM
By Tracee Wilkins

Prince George's Council Sees Schools Takeover Plan

Prince George's County Council members got their first public look at a bill to change control of the schools, and they are upset. Read »

Friday, Mar 15, 2013 at 7:58 AM

Pr. George's Co. Budget Includes Furloughs

Pr. George's Co. Budget Includes Furloughs

The furloughs would affect most of the county's 6,000 employees, including public safety workers. Read »

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 at 10:42 PM
By Tracee Wilkins

Death Penalty Debate Is Personal for Rushern Baker

In Annapolis Thursday, lawmakers listened to passionate testimony on both sides of the death penalty issue. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012 at 11:24 AM

Rushern Baker's Wife Diagnosed With Early-Onset Alzheimers

Rushern Baker's Wife Diagnosed With Early-Onset Alzheimers

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker says his wife, Christa, is suffering from early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012 at 10:31 AM
By Shani Hilton

Pr. George's Rushern Baker Wants to Strengthen Ethics

Pr. George's Rushern Baker Wants to Strengthen Ethics

The Prince George's County executive want to expand the responsibilities of the ethics office and add staff. Read »

Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 9:20 PM
By Chris Gordon, Brian Witte

Busch: Gambling Discussion Still Open

The odds may be stacking up against Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker's proposed casino at National Harbor. Read »

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