Candidates in the race for Prince George's County executive participate in an April 24 candidates' forum at Prince George's Community College in Largo. The candidates at the table are (from left): State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks, former Obama administration official Paul Monteiro, state Sen. C. Anthony Muse, Billy Bridges, Tommie Thompson, former Rep. Donna Edwards, Jerry Mathis and Lewis. B. Johnson. (William J. Ford/The Washington Informer)
Prince George's County

Democratic Primary Quickly Approaching for Prince George’s County Executive Candidates

Ten people seek to lead the majority-Black jurisdiction of Prince George’s County that houses four historical Black colleges and universities, the state’s largest employment gain at 3.5 percent from June 2016-2017 and three major construction projects near Metro stations that total nearly $2 billion. [read more…]

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III presents his final budget proposal as executive at the county administration building in Upper Marlboro on March 14. (Demetrious Kinney/The Washington Informer)
Prince George's County

Baker Outlines Women’s Initiative

Maryland employers would be banned from asking questions about a person’s salary history, prohibited from certain confidentiality agreements with alleged sexual predators and required to grant workers up to 12 weeks of paid family leave, according to several policy proposals Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III would institute if elected governor. [read more…]