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District 6 candidates

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ryan greeneduane staplesDerrick DavisSEABROOK – In the race for the District 6 county council seat, two political neophytes are challenging the sitting incumbent, Councilman Derrick Davis. District 6 includes Forestville, District Heights, Kettering, Largo, Mitchellville as well as unincorporated areas of Bowie, Capitol Heights,and Upper Marlboro.

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Rally urges county council to pass fair elections bill

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Fair elections bill rallyUPPER MARLBORO – Approximately 50 individuals gathered with signs outside the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro on April 19 to listen to speakers, chant slogans and advocate county council members to support a “fair elections” bill, which is currently in committee.

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Primary Election Coverage: District 2 Candidates

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D2Candace Hollingsworth courtesy photoD2Deni Taveras courtesy photoSEABROOK – In the race for Prince George’s County District 2 councilmember, Hyattsville Mayor Candace Hollingsworth is challenging incumbent Deni Taveras. Both candidates have filed as Democrats, so the June primary will likely determine the November victor of the position.

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Regional Medical Center on track for 2021 grand opening

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PGregionalmedicalcenterUPPER MARLBORO – Representatives from the University of Maryland Capital Region Health met with Prince George’s County Council for a checkup last week and gave an update on the status of the construction of the Regional Medical Center in Largo Town Center, as well as an overview of the technology and workflow enhancements the facility will utilize.

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County Council unanimously votes against pay raise

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CountyCouncil2017UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Council unanimously voted on March 20 to accept all the Compensation Review Board’s recommendations except the suggested one-time pay increase for county council members of $10,000 per annum to offset the loss of their automobile allowance. The approved recommendations include offering slightly higher salaries for the chair and vice-chair of the county council and adjusting the county council and county executive salaries based on cost-of-living changes.  

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County Council may vote against raise

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CountyCouncil2017UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Council seems poised to vote against a suggested raise to offset the loss of their automobile allowance. During a council meeting on Feb. 20, Chair Dannielle Glaros announced the introduction of a bill that would amend the 2017-2018 Prince George’s County Compensation Review Board’s recommendations to eliminate a one-time pay increase of $10,000 per annum starting with the next elected county council.

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County councilmembers may see raise

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County CouncilUPPER MARLBORO – Members of Prince George’s County Council may receive a one-time pay increase of $10,000 per annum starting in December to offset the loss of their automobile allowance, according to a recently released report.

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