Tag Archives: County Executive Rushern L. Baker III

Prince George’s Co. files lawsuit against opioid manufacturers

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III. (The Daily Record/Jason Whong)

Prince George’s County on Wednesday joined the growing list of jurisdictions in Maryland suing opioid manufacturers. “The scourge of this health crisis is affecting Prince Georgians countywide,” Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III said in a statement. “Families ...

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High hopes for new hospital in Prince George’s County

Renderings for the University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center in Largo.

LARGO — University of Maryland Medical System officials joined federal, state and local elected officials to officially break ground on the University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center in Prince George’s County Thursday morning, an event decades in the making. ...

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Frosh, county officials ask consumers for price gouging stories

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker speaks at an event encouraging citizens to share their price gouging story. Also on the stage are Attorney General Brian Frosh, State Sen. Brian Feldman, Del. Ariana Kelly, State Sen. Susan Lee, Vincent DeMarco, and former MedChi President Stephen J. Rockower.

Maryland officials have begun the public rollout of the state’s first-in-the-nation prescription drug price gouging law by soliciting price gouging stories from citizens. Elected officials from Montgomery County and Prince George’s County joined Attorney General Brian Frosh at Riderwood Village, ...

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Miller: If no P.G. hospital funding in a week, mandate advances

Officials, including Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, believe Hogan should have included the $15 million subsidy in both this year's and last year’s budget according to the terms of a 2011 memorandum of understanding between the state, county and health system to build a new hospital. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

County and state legislative leaders say funding for a new Prince George’s County hospital is missing from the governor’s proposed budget. Now, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., a Democrat, says he’s giving Republican Gov. Larry Hogan until next ...

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Thomas new chair of UB real estate board

Daniel Thomas has been named chairman of the Advisory Board for the University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business Real Estate and Economic Development Program.

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Editorial: P.G. gun registry hits target

Prince George’s County is getting serious about monitoring gun offenders who are no longer incarcerated. Good. Under legislation passed unanimously on Tuesday by the county council, persons convicted of gun-related crimes will be required to register and check in regularly ...

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Steven I. Platt: PG County needs a political climate change

I adopted the state of Maryland and made my home in Prince George’s County in the spring of 1970 when I returned home from four months of active duty as a member of the Maryland National Guard. I did so ...

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