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Tag Archives: Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III

Baker: Prince George’s will bid for Amazon — with or without Md. backing

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LARGO — Prince George’s County officials say they are prepared to go it alone in their attempt to secure Amazon’s proposed second corporate headquarters. Republican Gov. Larry Hogan announced last week that he and his administration would put its muscle ...

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Langley Park tests relationship with Prince George’s County

A man looks for a break in traffic to cross University Boulevard in Langley Park in May 2017. (Capital News Service photo by Rebecca Rainey)

LANGLEY PARK — For decades, Prince George’s County had been criticized for neglecting Langley Park, a transient, low-income Latino neighborhood on its far northwest border. That impression began to change in 2012, when Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker ...

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Baker announces candidacy for Md. governor

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (File photo)

Two-term Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III Wednesday announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for governor in 2018. Baker’s announcement in an email and nearly four-minute YouTube video ended months of speculation and confirmed what many political ...

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Democratic leaders: Hogan’s putting the squeeze on urban Maryland

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ANNAPOLIS — Democratic leaders in some of Maryland’s largest jurisdictions say Gov. Larry Hogan is squeezing them in the budget and using their money to favor Republican areas. During Martin O’Malley’s eight years as governor, rural areas loudly proclaimed there ...

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O’Malley calls for gambling special session Aug. 9

Gov. Martin O’Malley, saying he wants to remove what has become a major roadblock to progress in the State House, announced Friday that a special session of the General Assembly will be held Aug. 9 to discuss expanding the state’s casino gambling program.

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Still plenty of possibilities at Arundel Mills

The jam-packed Arundel Mills commercial district could become even denser in the next several years, depending on the success of the Maryland Live! casino, which opens Wednesday night. With more than 1,400 hotel rooms ready to be booked within one ...

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New casino may change the odds for other Maryland sites

David Cordish is quick to tell you that, when it opens on June 6, his Maryland Live! casino in Hanover will have more slot machines than any casino in Las Vegas or Atlantic City. With 3,250 machines, it will be ...

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P.G. Executive Baker wants National Harbor casino

ANNAPOLIS — Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III and developers of National Harbor urged Maryland lawmakers on Wednesday to approve a measure to expand gambling in Maryland and allow a high-end casino next to the Potomac River close ...

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