Revised plan underway for new FBI site, raising hopes in Maryland – again

WASHINGTON — After planning that began in the George W. Bush administration, officials from Maryland at the national and state level are cautiously optimistic the latest push for a new FBI complex located outside the District of Columbia will come…

Purple Line agreement addresses community’s concerns

Private, elected and community stakeholders signed a symbolic agreement to keep housing affordable and job opportunities accessible along Metro’s Purple line route. The agreement is intended to support four goals that were set: to keep housing affordable, promote sustainable and strong communities, provide support for and grow local businesses and increase the local labor market.

Prince George’s steps up efforts to clean-up the county

Prince George’s County kicks off a “Litter Movement” campaign aimed at getting residents to help pick up the trash that others leave behind. The effort to clean-up Prince George’s will also involve the county school system and the use of inmates to help with getting the job done and getting the message across to residents.

Next Phases Underway in FBI Headquarters Relocation

Federal officials have begun the next phases in the possible relocation of the FBI’s headquarters to Maryland.

Rushern Baker Endorses Van Hollen in Senate Race

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker endorsed Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Kensington, on Wednesday morning in the race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski in the U.S. Senate.

Obama Touts Internet Connectivity at Maryland Middle School

President Barack Obama told students at Buck Lodge Middle School that major companies are putting up major money to help get them the latest Internet technology and connectivity.

Voters Narrowly Approve Casino Expansion

Gambling expansion was too close to call Tuesday night, with 51.6 percent for, 48.4 percent against and many votes uncounted.

County Executives Meet With Voters Outside Poll In Laurel

After months of campaigning, voters make decisions on key ballot issues.

Backers Gird for Purple Line Funding Battle

Prince George’s County, state and local officials called for Purple Line funding Thursday, saying the county is ready to make the rail line a reality once it finds a way to pay the hefty price tag.

County Execs Tout Gambling’s Benefits to Economic Development, Education

Three county executives lent their support Thursday to an expansion of gambling in Maryland that goes before voters in November.