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Prince George’s County Lawmakers Consider Schools Takeover Plan

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is urging lawmakers to support a measure that would allow him to overhaul the county’s school system.


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Prince George’s County Budget Includes Furloughs

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is calling for up to five unpaid furlough days to address a $152 million budget gap.


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Prince George’s County Experiencing Historic Lows in Crime Statistics

Officials in Prince George’s County are preparing to announce what they say are historic lows in crime statistics.



Prince George’s County Executive Baker Shares News Of Ailing Wife

Prince Georges County Executive Rushern Baker shared some difficult news with the media about the health of a family member.


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Black History Month: Rushern Baker Discusses Author Richard Wright

Prince George’s County executive Rushern Baker spoke with Cheryl Simone about critically acclaimed author Richard Wright.


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PG County Exec Rushern Baker Continues Push For Casino At National Harbor

Rushern Baker told the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee that a $1 billion casino would draw many more tourists to the already popular location that opened in 2008.