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Anti-slots bill moves forward in Prince George’s

The Prince George’s County Council advanced a bill Tuesday that would ban slot machines from the county. The bill cleared a committee vote 3-0 and still faces a vote of the full council. The legislation, as The Washington Post reports, ...

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Prince George’s Democrats pick Davis in primary

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County voters have chosen a replacement for Councilwoman Leslie Johnson. According to the county board of elections, Derrick Leon Davis won Tuesday’s special primary election to fill Johnson’s District 6 seat. Davis, a former school ...

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Prince George’s to hold special primary election

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County voters are choosing a replacement for Councilwoman Leslie Johnson. A special primary election is being held Tuesday to fill Johnson’s District 6 seat. Johnson pleaded guilty in June to destroying evidence in a federal ...

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Prince George’s Co. authorizes $1 taxi fuel surcharge

LARGO — Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker has authorized a $1 emergency fuel surcharge for taxi fares in the county. Baker has signed an executive order that authorizes the county’s Department of Environmental Resources to establish a $1 per ...

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Supporters continue push for Maryland alcohol tax

ANNAPOLIS — The top elected officials in Maryland’s two largest counties voiced their support to boost the state’s alcohol tax on Wednesday, while a leading advocate for the legislation said the measure still doesn’t quite have the votes needed to ...

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Baker to discuss arrest of predecessor Jack Johnson

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County Executive-elect Rushern Baker is preparing to discuss his predecessor’s arrest. Baker is joining county officials for a news conference on Monday at 5 p.m. at the Prince George’s County Public Schools administration building in ...

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