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Posted on: June 16, 2021

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONVENES VIRTUALLY JUNE 17th FOR SCHEDULED SESSION AND BRIEFINGS

Office of the State’s Attorney and Re-Entry Advisory Board to Provide Updates

 The Prince George’s County Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Thursday, June 17th.

The COW, scheduled to begi...

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Council News
Posted on: June 16, 2021

COUNCIL VICE CHAIR DENI TAVERAS PARTNERS WITH SAFEWAY FOR DISTRICT 2 VACCINATION CLINICS

Residents of Takoma Towers, Langley Terrace and Liberty Place Access Vaccinations Close to Home 

Prince George’s County Council Vice Chair Deni Taveras (D- District 2), in partnership with Safeway, will host COVID-19 vaccination clinics ...

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Council News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL CELEBRATES FIRST OFFICIAL JUNETEENTH COUNTY HOLIDAY

Juneteenth Established as Regular County Holiday by Legislation

 The Prince George’s County Council, recognizing the history and contributions of African Americans in Prince George’s County and across the nation, will join resi...

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Council News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

COUNCIL CONVENES VIRTUALLY JUNE 15TH FOR SCHEDULED SESSION AND BRIEFINGS ON YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAMS

***M-NCPPC Parks and Recreation and PGCPS Youth Sports Briefings scheduled for 6/15/2021 have been cancelled ***

M-NCPPC  Department of Parks and Recreation and PGCPS to Provide Youth Sports Briefings 

The Prince George’s County ...

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Council News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

COUNCIL VICE CHAIR DENI TAVERAS CELEBRATES PROGRESS IN DISTRICT 2 DURING KAISER PERMANENTE...

COUNCIL VICE CHAIR DENI TAVERAS CELEBRATES PROGRESS IN DISTRICT 2 DURING KAISER PERMANENTE ‘TOPPING OFF’ CEREMONY

Medical Center Currently Under Construction Expected to Serve 27,000 Members Annually

Prince George’s County Coun...

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Council News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONVENES VIRTUALLY JUNE 10TH FOR SCHEDULED SESSION AND BRIEFINGS

The Prince George’s County Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Thursday, June 10th.

 The COW, scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. will include briefings on the Board of Education Financial Reviews as w...

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Council News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL AND DISTRICT COUNCIL CONVENE VIRTUALLY ON JUNE 8 FOR SCHEDULED SESSIONS AND BRIEFINGS

The Prince George’s County Council, and the County Council sitting as the District Council on land use matters, will convene virtually on Tuesday, June 8th.

Council Session, scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m., will include the Introduction and Pres...

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Council News
Posted on: June 3, 2021

COUNCIL EXPANDS HEALTHY FOOD OPTIONS TO INCLUDE MOBILE GROCERY TRUCKS

Unanimous Council Approval of CB-28-2021 Targets County’s Healthy Food Priority Areas 

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Wednesday, June 2, unanimously supported CB-28-2021, amending the definition of Mobile...

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Council News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

CHAIR HAWKINS OFFERS COUNCIL CONDOLENCES UPON THE PASSING OF NATIONAL HARBOR DEVELOPER MILT PETERSON

CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, OFFERS COUNCIL CONDOLENCES UPON THE PASSING OF NATIONAL HARBOR DEVELOPER MILT PETERSON

The Prince George’s County Council is saddened to learn of the passing of visionary National Harbor developer, Milt Peterson, foun...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: May 27, 2021

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS $4.6 BILLION FY 2022 COUNTY BUDGET

Unanimous Council Support for “The People’s Budget” 

The Prince George’s County Council, convening virtually on Thursday, May 27, 2021, unanimously adopted  a balanced $4.6 billion Operating Budget ...

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Council News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

COUNCIL MEMBER TODD M. TURNER PARTICIPATES IN FINAL COVID-19 STRATEGIC RENEWAL TASK FORCE MEETING

Regional Task Force Announces Formation of DMV Regional Congress During Final Meeting

Prince George’s County Council Member Todd M. Turner (District 4), along with regional leaders from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., have concluded the...

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Council News
Posted on: May 19, 2021

COUNCIL ENACTS LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING RE-ENTRY EMPLOYMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM IN PRINCE...

COUNCIL ENACTS LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING RE-ENTRY EMPLOYMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY 

Program Encourages Employers to Provide “Second Chance” for Residents Returning from Incarceration

The Prince Geo...

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Council News
Posted on: May 18, 2021

COUNCIL SAYS “NO” TO BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON SUPERCONDUCTING MAGLEV PROJECT

Council Approves Joint Letter and Adopts Legislation Opposing “Unnecessary and Flawed” SCMAGLEV 

The Prince George’s County Council, during a virtual session on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, unanimously voted to authorize th...

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Council News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

PRINCE GEORGE’S AND MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCILS ADOPT FY 2022 BI-COUNTY BUDGETS

Prince George’s and Montgomery County lawmakers, convening virtually for the annual Bi-County Budget meeting on Thursday, May 13, 2021, unanimously adopted the FY 22 budgets for WSSC Water; and the bi-county portion of the new spending plans for...

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Council News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS RESOLUTION SUPPORTING MEDICARE FOR ALL

CR-27-2021 Expresses Support for Expansion of ACA and Medicare for All Act of 2021 

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, unanimously adopted CR-027-2021, supporting Universal Health Care for All, in...

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Council News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

DISTRICT 3 COUNCIL MEMBER DANNIELLE GLAROS LOOKS FORWARD TO NEXT STEPS AS REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY...

DISTRICT 3 COUNCIL MEMBER DANNIELLE GLAROS LOOKS FORWARD TO NEXT STEPS AS REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES  DEVELOPER FOR FORMER MARYLAND- NATIONAL CAPITAL PARK POLICE SITE

The Redevelopment Authority of Prince George’s County Selects A...

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Council News
Posted on: May 5, 2021

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONVENES VIRTUALLY MAY 6th FOR SCHEDULED BUDGET WORK SESSIONS

 The Prince George’s County Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Thursday, May 6th.

The COW, scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. will include the following budget work sessions for seven (7) County depa...

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Council News
Posted on: April 28, 2021

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONVENES VIRTUALLY APRIL 29th FOR SCHEDULED BUDGET WORK SESSIONS

The Prince George’s County Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Thursday, April 29th.

The COW, scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m., will include the following budget work sessions:  

1:30 PM Office of the...

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Council News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, EXTENDS BIRTHDAY WISHES TO PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

The County Council, on behalf of the residents we are privileged to serve, celebrates the 325th birthday of our great Prince George’s County today, April 23rd!  

Much has changed since our founding on this date in 1696, when we were sepa...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: April 20, 2021

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN HAWKINS ISSUES COUNCIL STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO VERDICT IN GEORGE FLOYD...

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II ISSUES COUNCIL STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO VERDICT IN GEORGE FLOYD MURDER CASE

The Prince George’s County Council continues to keep the family of George Floyd in its thoughts and prayers.  

While today&...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: April 5, 2021

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, COUNTY COUNCIL AND DISTRICT COUNCIL CONVENE VIRTUALLY APRIL 6th FOR...

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, COUNTY COUNCIL AND DISTRICT COUNCIL CONVENE VIRTUALLY APRIL 6th FOR SCHEDULED SESSIONS 

WSSC Budget Public Hearing Begins at 1:00 p.m.

The Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW), the Prince George’s Count...

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Council News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL ADDRESSES COUNTY’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING CONCERNS WITH UNANIMOUS...

 

 

 

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL ADDRESSES COUNTY’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING CONCERNS WITH UNANIMOUS APPROVAL OF DEDICATED FUNDING FOR HOUSING INVESTMENT TRUST FUND

Passage of CB-4-2021 Represents Key Investment in Affordable Housing ...

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Council News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

CHAIR HAWKINS RESPONDS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE SELECTION FOR NEW PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY CHIEF OF POLICE

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II RESPONDS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE SELECTION FOR NEW PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY CHIEF OF POLICE

The Prince George’s County Council welcomes County Executive Angela Alsobrooks’ announcement of her sele...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: March 23, 2021

COUNCIL VICE CHAIR DENI TAVERAS WELCOMES NEW VACCINATION SITE TO DISTRICT 2

COVID-19 Tests and Vaccinations Provided Through Partnership Between Luminis Health, City of Hyattsville, and First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville 

Prince George’s County Council Vice Chair Deni Taveras (D – District 2)...

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Council News
Posted on: March 19, 2021

CHAIR HAWKINS EXPRESSES COUNCIL CONDOLENCES UPON PASSING OF JUNE WHITE DILLARD VARTOUKIAN....

 

 

CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS EXPRESSES COUNCIL CONDOLENCES UPON PASSING OF JUNE WHITE DILLARD VARTOUKIAN AND HUSBAND JOHN VARTOUKIAN

 

The Prince George’s County Council extends its heartfelt condolences to the family and l...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: March 12, 2021

FY 2022 BUDGET STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II

Council Receives County Executive’s Proposed FY 2022 County Budget

The Prince George’s County Council has received the Proposed FY 2022 Operating and Capital budgets from County Executive Angela Alsobrooks. We appreciate the leadership ...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: January 25, 2021

COUNCIL VICE CHAIR TAVERAS NAMED TO METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS LEADERSHIP POST

Taveras to Serve as Chair of Climate, Energy and Environment Policy Committee

Prince George’s County Council Vice Chair Deni Taveras (D – District 2), has been appointed to serve as chair of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Govern...

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Council News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES UPON PASSING OF SENATE PRESIDENT...

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES UPON PASSING OF SENATE PRESIDENT EMERITUS THOMAS V. “MIKE” MILLER, JR.

The Prince George’s County Council extends its sincere condolences to the family and loved ones ...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: January 12, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY ADOPTS RESOLUTION CONDEMNING THE ACTS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST...

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY ADOPTS RESOLUTION CONDEMNING THE ACTS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST THE U.S. CAPITOL AND ACTIONS OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

Historic Council Resolution Condemns Violence Against the U.S. Capitol and the...

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Council News
Posted on: January 8, 2021

COUNCIL CHAIR HAWKINS RESPONDS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE ALSOBROOKS’ BOARD OF EDUCATION APPOINTMENTS

The Prince George’s County Council welcomes the appointment announced by County Executive Angela Alsobrooks, of Dr. Juanita Miller as Chair of the Prince George’s County Board of Education, upon the recent resignation of former Board C...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: January 8, 2021

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL CONCLUDES VIRTUAL 2021 ANNUAL RETREAT “CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES”

Discussions Focused on County Budget, Fiscal Outlook, COVID-19 Impacts and Legislative Priorities for 2021 

The Prince George’s County Council has concluded its 2021 Annual Retreat “Challenges and Opportunities,&rd...

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Council News
Posted on: January 8, 2021

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II RESPONDS TO THE ATTACK ON THE U.S. CAPITOL

For more than 200 years our nation’s democracy has been guided by a fundamental principal, the peaceful transition of power. 

Tragically, on January 6th, President Trump’s consistent and dangerous rhetoric about the process and...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: December 15, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II ISSUES STATEMENT ON RESIGNATION OF PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY...

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II ISSUES STATEMENT ON RESIGNATION OF PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION CHAIR DR. ALVIN THORNTON

The Prince George’s County Council is grateful for the service of Board of Education Chair, Dr. Al...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: December 10, 2020

COUNCIL MEMBER DANNIELLE GLAROS APPLAUDS GREATER WASHINGTON PARTNERSHIP UPON RELEASE OF CAPITAL...

COUNCIL MEMBER DANNIELLE GLAROS APPLAUDS GREATER WASHINGTON PARTNERSHIP UPON RELEASE OF CAPITAL REGION RAIL VISION 

Report Presents Strategy to Provide a More Coordinated, Integrated and Competitive Rail Service

Prince George's County Coun...

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Council News
Posted on: April 25, 2016

COUNCIL MEMBER DANNIELLE GLAROS HOSTS DISTRICT 3 TOWN HALL MEETING AND RESOURCE FAIR

?District 3 Residents Urged to Participate for Valuable Information on County Resources and Education Budget Updates
Prince George’s County Council Member Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3, will host a District 3 Town Hall Meeting and Resource Fair on We...Read on...

District 3
Posted on: April 25, 2016

COUNCIL MEMBER GLAROS FEATURED GUEST AT THIRSTY FOR BUSINESS THURSDAY WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Celebrating Women’s History Month and New Business in District 3 - SoBe Restaurant & Lounge

Prince George’s County Council Member Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3 will be a featured guest at the “Thirsty (for Business) Thursday – Celebration of W...Read on...

District 3
Posted on: April 25, 2016

Vice Chair Glaros Celebrates Progress in Prince George's County During FlexEL Grand Opening

Research, Development and Manufacturing Facility Opens in College Park

Prince George’s County Council Vice Chair Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3, joined County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, Maryland S...Read on...

District 3