Prince George's County Council Chair Mel Franklin on Monday sharply criticized Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's proposed budget cuts, saying the short-sighted reductions come at the expense of the state's middle class.
Prince George's County inched closer to becoming the new home of the FBI after elected officials announced two locations in the county have been included on a short list of sites for the bureau's new base of operation.
Environmental groups in Prince George's County are seeing green as they hope to raise awareness about a $1 billion plan that would bring thousands of green jobs to the county.
Job Prospects at National Harbor Casino Draw Crowd
Thousands turned out for a career showcase at Bowie State University to get a sneak peek of employment opportunities at the planned resort and casino at National Harbor in Oxon Hill.
Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown moved closer to becoming the state’s first African-American governor after clinching the Democratic nomination during Tuesday’s primary election.
Primary Election Marked by Low Turnout
Voter turnout in Prince George's County continued at a slow pace Tuesday during the Maryland primary election.
Politicians in southern Prince George's County are gearing up for one of the most competitive election cycles in recent years due to an influx of candidates challenging incumbents' seats.
A campaign by Maryland officials to draw the FBI headquarters from Washington, D.C. to a site in Prince George's County struck a high note this week during a rally that drummed up support for the bureau to make the move.
A larger police force, increased spending for public schools, and expanded hours at public libraries are being proposed under a $3.4 billion budget Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III announced last week.
Young athletes in Prince George's County are being honored by County Executive Rushern L. Baker III for their national athletic achievements.
A new program designed to expand medical services in underserved communities has residents in the Capitol Heights area of Prince George's County on the road to wellness, after the opening of a state-of-the-art medical facility.
Classrooms in Prince George's County maybe getting more assistance from a national education nonprofit after the developer of National Harbor pledged a $1 million donation to the organization.
Officials in Prince George's County are warning residents and elected leaders that the county is facing another $100 million budget deficit as the county executive prepares to deliver his budget proposal to the county council later this month.
A federal agency has recommended funding $100 million toward the proposed Purple Line railway project in Maryland.
Officials in Prince George's County will hold a meeting Saturday, March 1 in Largo to discuss health care and the new regional medical center.
A consortium of community and civil rights groups are pressuring Maryland legislators to commit to a six month moratorium on foreclosures in the state amid concerns of irregularities in the proceedings.
The Prince George’s County Board of Education approved the proposed $1.75 billion fiscal 2015 budget in a unanimous vote in Upper Marlboro last week.
Prince George's County could see another four years of Executive Rushern L. Baker III.
Winter Closings Could Extend Year
An extended school year could be in store for in Prince George's County students after weather cancellations have caused the schools system to exhaust its allotment of snow days.
When Rev. Perry Smith walked through the doors of First Baptist Church of North Brentwood in 1958 as pastor, he only planned to lead the church for two years. Instead, he opted to stay and for more than 50 years Smith led one of the oldest black churches in Prince George's County.
A Temple Hills-based architect firm has been selected to provide management consulting services to MGM National Harbor for the construction of its casino resort, MGM announced Tuesday.
A group of elected leaders in Prince George's County are calling comments made by Attorney General Doug F. Gansler regarding economic development in the county "out of touch" and "irresponsible."
Residents in Fort Washington, Md., who had hoped an old school building could be converted into a community center now say they are irked by a decision to turn the building into a training facility for an impending casino.
Patrice George realized she became the victim of domestic abuse after police charged her boyfriend with the murder of her infant son.
Yet another winter storm is bearing down on the D.C. region — and forecasters say it could be the biggest to hit in four years.
Input Sought for Community Benefit Agreement
Prince George's County residents hoping to give their input on plans to bring a casino to National Harbor near Oxon Hill will have a chance to weigh in during Tuesday's county council meeting.
Prince George's County now ranks among the top recycling jurisdictions in Maryland, surging past eight other counties to land in third place in recycling efforts in waste diversion.
The graduation rate for Prince George's County Public Schools has inched upward, according to new data released by the Maryland State Department of Education.
State Leaders Discuss Prospects As Federal Funding Decision Looms
State and local leaders in Maryland are bracing for a springtime decision from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on the fate of the proposed $2.2 billion Purple Line.
Will Preview Plans for Proposed Budget
Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III is prepping a rollout of his proposed fiscal 2015 budget during a public hearing Tuesday night in Upper Marlboro.
Safeway, Retail Planned for University Town Center
A development project that planners hope will revitalize the University Town Center in Hyattsville, Md., is moving forward with a grocery store and retail development.
Task Force Formed to Diversify Government
Officials in Prince George's County government are hoping to diversify their ranks with the formation of a special task force aimed at outreach to immigrant communities.
The CEO of Prince George's County Public Schools is making his last stop on a 100-school tour he pledged to make shortly after taking the helm of the school district.
President to Visit Costco Following State of Union Address
President Barack Obama will venture back into Prince George's County on Wednesday following his State of the Union address.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday during his final State of the State address in Annapolis that his administration has produced a stronger, leaner and more innovative state.
Less than two weeks after withdrawing legislation that would have expanded the operating hours of speed cameras in Prince George's County, a state lawmaker is now pushing a bill that would prohibit use of the devices during holidays and summer breaks.
Less than two weeks after a "polar vortex" blasted across the nation, the D.C. region steeled Tuesday for another cold front expected to deliver as much as 10 inches of snow.
Prince George's County is warning business owners to look out for scammers offering to perform fire inspections at a discounted rate.
Braveboy Introduces Bill to Raise Hourly Wage to $10.10
A Maryland lawmaker is poised this week to introduce legislation that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 by 2016.
Lawmaker Withdraws Legislation
A Prince George's County lawmaker said he plans to scrap legislation that would have allowed nearly 100 speed cameras in the county to operate 24 hours a day.
The County Executives from Prince George's, Montgomery and Baltimore Counties stood together Tuesday in unity to announce that they will work together to develop legislation requesting additional funding for school modernization and construction.
Prince George's County residents could soon see 24-hour speed cameras under a proposal by one lawmaker in Annapolis.
The CEO of Prince George's County Public Schools has been named a finalist for the 2014 National Superintendent of the Year by the American Association of School Administrators.
Maryland has again been ranked among the nation's most energy-efficient states, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.
Agencies within Prince George's County are bracing for the impact of record-low temperatures expected to hit the region Tuesday.
Officials in Prince George’s County are boasting that residents are safer now than they have been since 1986 after county crime stats for the past year showed a continued decline in violent crime rates.
Prince George's County officials are urging residents to note a new law banning plastic compost bags that took effect Jan. 1.
Lawmakers in Maryland are hoping to form plans to seek a reduction in tolls for the ICC, an 18-mile highway that stretches from Gaithersburg in Montgomery County to Laurel in Prince George's County, according to reports.
Black-Owned Media Company Partners with MGM
A planned casino in National Harbor recently approved by a state gaming commission now has a multimillion-dollar investment deal with a Maryland-based media company.
Toles Highlights Legislative Session
Quality developments, improvements to area community centers, schools and public safety top the highlights of a legislative year roundup given by Prince George's County Councilwoman Karen Toles to her constituents.