County Executive


Prince George's County, Maryland

#FBI2MD: County, State and Congressional Leaders Unite for “We’re All In: Bringing the FBI to Prince George’s County”


For Immediate Release: 3/24/2014 9:00 AM

Contact: Scott L. Peterson | 240-619-9400

Event is today, Monday, March 24, at 1:30 p.m. at Riggs Alumni Center at the University of Maryland

Upper Marlboro, MD – Today at 1:30 p.m., in the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III will be joined by Governor Martin O’Malley, Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, U.S. Representative Steny Hoyer, U.S. Representative Donna F. Edwards, Maryland State Delegate Jolene Ivy, Maryland State Senator Doug Peters and Prince George’s County Council Chairman Mel Franklin to promote Prince George's County as the right choice for relocating the new, consolidated Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters. The new FBI headquarters is estimated to be a $2 billion economic development project and home to 11,000 jobs.  This event was originally scheduled for Monday, March 3, 2014 and was postponed due to inclement weather.  

To read about the economic benefit of the FBI moving to the State of Maryland and Prince George’s County, please read Baltimore Sun article “FBI headquarters would be boon for Md., economists say” here.  This event and campaign will use the Twitter and social media hashtag #FBI2MD.   

WHAT: 
We’re All In: Bringing the FBI to Prince George’s County

WHO: 
County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III 
Governor Martin O’Malley
Lt. Governor Anthony Brown
Senator Barbara Mikulski
Senator Ben Cardin
Representative Steny Hoyer
Representative Donna F. Edwards
Maryland State Delegate Jolene Ivey
Maryland State Senator Doug Peters
County Council Chairman Mel Franklin and County Council
University of Maryland President Wallace Loh

WHEN:
Monday, March 24, 2014, 1:30 p.m. 

WHERE: 
Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
Directions: http://riggs.umd.edu/map.html