UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is calling for up to five unpaid furlough days to address a $152 million budget gap. Baker proposed a $2.7 billion budget Thursday that would essentially keep overall spending flat. It ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland House panel will consider a bill that would make threatening to commit an act of mass violence illegal. Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks will testify Wednesday in support of the measure during a House ...Read More »
UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker III says he’ll propose the creation of a new agency as part of a broader plan to streamline the county government’s permitting process. The Washington Post reports that the proposal is ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer was scheduled to testify in support of bringing the FBI’s headquarters to Prince George’s County, but that hearing has been postponed due to the winter storm. Hoyer, a Democrat, was going to testify before ...Read More »
PERRYVILLE — Gamblers can start playing table games for the first time in Maryland beginning this week. Hollywood Casino Perryville is rolling out the first table games Wednesday. In November, Maryland voters approved the expansion of table games, as well ...Read More »
Gamblers could begin playing poker or blackjack in one Maryland casino as soon as March.
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In last week’s column, we talked about short sales and foreclosures, or together what’s commonly referred to as distressed sales. Although the volume of these transactions is thankfully declining, they still represent a significant number of home sales. During 2012, more than half of all the properties sold in Prince George’s County were either a foreclosure or short sale; in Baltimore city, it was one in three.Read More »