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With the clock ticking for reaching a deal on transportation funding, lawmakers in Annapolis heard testimony Wednesday on Senate President Mike Miller's proposal to add a 3 percent sales tax on gas and to allow local counties to raise the gas tax to 5 percent.
"Senseless" and "Outrageous" is how Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker describes recent violence sweeping across neighborhoods.
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Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker said the county is expecting a $152.2 million shortfall as officials plan the fiscal 2014 budget.
The Purple Line, a proposed light-rail line to connect New Carrollton and Bethesda in Maryland, has long been promoted as a way to ease congestion on the Capital Beltway and offer another commuting option between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
There was singing, laughter and a lot of burgundy and gold Wednesday as Howard County Executive Ken Ulman paid off a friendly wager.
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A wager between two local leaders is putting a different spin on the idiom "political football."
There were signs that something was wrong long before the diagnosis was made. But Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and his family initially dealt with his wife Christa Beverly's illness on their own.
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker will be serving as a panelist for former Gov. Parris Glendenning's Conference on the Future of Walkable Urban Places.
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Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker says his wife, Christa, is suffering from early- onset Alzheimer's disease.