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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Statement from County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Regarding Immigrant Children Being Removed From Their Parents by the Trump Administration

Upper Marlboro, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, released this statement following news of thousands of immigrant children currently separated from their parents and being detained at the U.S. border.

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Statement from County Executive Regarding LGBTQ Pride Month in Prince George’s County

Upper Marlboro, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, released this statement in recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Pride Month (LGBTQ Pride Month) – celebrated nationally through...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

County Executive to Celebrate $1 Billion in Private Investment in County resulting from the EDI Fund

$36.5 Million awarded in EDI Funds stimulated $1 billion for 44 approved projects and retained or created over 12,000 new jobs

Largo, MD: Tomorrow, Thursday, June 7, at 11:00 a.m. at the Rooftop of the New Remy Building located at the New Carrollton Metro Station, 7730 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III will join lo...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

County Executive Statement Regarding Adoption of FY 2019 Operating Budget and FY 2019-FY 2024 CIP

Final Budget of the Baker Administration Continues the Investment Strategy That Has Dramatically Transformed Prince George’s County Into A Regional Leader

Upper Marlboro, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, released this statement regarding the adoption of the FY 2019 Operating Budget and FY 2019-FY 2024 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) by the County Council this afternoon.

“As the ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

County Executive Statement Regarding Effort to Pressure GSA to Resume the FBI Consolidation

Two Prince George’s County sites – Greenbelt and Landover – were previously two of three finalist locations for new consolidated headquarters

Upper Marlboro, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, released this statement following the news of the coordinated effort of Maryland’s House of Representatives Congressional Delegation to pressure the General S...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Statement from County Executive Baker Regarding the Passing of Baltimore County Executive

Upper Marlboro, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, released this statement following the news of the passing of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz.

“Today is a tragic day in Maryland. Citizens around the State of Maryland a...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

County AAA Bond Ratings Reaffirmed by Major Credit Rating Agencies

Largo, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III announced that the County's AAA bond ratings were reaffirmed by the three major credit rating agencies – Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investors Service and S&P ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Statement From County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Statement from Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, Regarding Teacher Appreciation Day 2018

Upper Marlboro, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, released this statement regarding National Teacher Day which is being observed today, Tuesday, May 8, 2018.  For more information about National Teacher Day an...

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Posted on: May 5, 2018

County Executive Honored as “County Executive of the Year”

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Honored by the National Organization of Black County Officials, Inc. (NOBCO) as “County Executive of the Year”

Largo, MD – The National Organization of Black County Officials, Inc. (NOBCO) honored Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III with their prestigious “County Executive of the Year” award during their 2...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Statement From County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Dr. Maxwell’s announcement regarding his future as leader of the Prince George’s County Public School System

Upper Marlboro, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, released the following statement after Prince George’s County Public Schools’ (PGCPS) Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin Maxwell announced he will en...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

TOMORROW: County Executive Baker to Deliver Final “State of County Economy” Address

Prince George’s County Executive Baker to deliver address to County business community at brand new The Hotel at the University of Maryland in College Park

Largo, MD:  Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 18, at 8:00 a.m., in the brand new The Hotel at the University of Maryland, 7777 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III will join the Prince George&...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Statement From County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Certificate of Need Application for a new University of Maryland Laurel Regional Hospital

Upper Marlboro, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, released this statement following news that the University of Maryland Capital Region Health has filed an application with the Maryland Health Care Commission for a Cer...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

County Executive to Celebrate County Being #1 in Waste Diversion and Recycling Rates in Maryland

Prince George’s County Department of the Environment will also announce details of new “Zero Waste Plan”

Largo, MD:  Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 11th, at 11:00 a.m., Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III will join the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment at the County’s Materials Recyclin...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

County Celebrates Being Maryland’s #1 Job Creating Jurisdiction for the 5th Quarter in a Row

Prince George’s County created 6,175 net new jobs

Upper Marlboro, MD - Recently released data from the State of Maryland’s Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) shows that Prince George’s County added over 6,100 jobs from the 3rd Quarter of 2016 to the 3rd Quar...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Statement From County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Civil and Human Rights Icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Upper Marlboro, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, released this statement regarding the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Civil and Human Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

County and NAACP File Lawsuit Against Federal Government Concerning 2020 Census

Prince George’s County, MD has lost significant federal funding as a result of being one of the top 10 most undercounted jurisdictions in the nation

LARGO, MD: Yesterday, Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 in the Zenger Room at the National Press Club, 529 14th Street, Washington, DC, Prince George’s County Executive, Rushern L. Baker, III, joined the National Association for the Advancement of Colored Peopl...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Statement From County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Passing of Linda Brown, Plaintiff in 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education Case

Upper Marlboro, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, released this statement following the passing of Linda Brown, the plaintiff in the landmark 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas United States Supreme Cou...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

County’s 9-1-1 Center Launches the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP)

Prince George’s County is 1st in State of Maryland utilizing this new life-saving technology

Upper Marlboro, MD – This week, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III was notified that Prince George’s County became the FIRST Maryland Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) to launch and utilize the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Baker Administration Grand Finale Women’s History Month Luncheon

Prince George’s County Municipal Liaison for the Office of the County Executive Dr. Beatrice Tignor awarded the 2018 Gladys Noon Spellman Public Service Award during the 33nd Annual Women’s History Month Luncheon Celebration

Upper Marlboro, MD – Standing before nearly 1000 attendees, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III hosted the grand finale Women’s History Month Luncheon for his Administration on Thursday, March 15th at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, M...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

County Executive Public Schedule for Thursday, May 31, 2018

1:30 PM

County Executive Baker to attend Commencement Ceremonies for the Suitland High School “Class of 2018”

University of Maryland

XFinity Center

2001 Paint Branch Drive

College Park, MD

 

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

County Executive Public Schedule for May 30 – June 1, 2018

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

 

No Public Schedule 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

No Public Schedule

Thursday, May 31, 2018

 

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County Executive Baker to host press conference regarding Efforts to Combat Fire Fatalities in Prince Ge...

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Posted on: May 27, 2018

County Executive Public Schedule for May 26 – June 1, 2018

Saturday, May 26, 2018

 

11:00 AM 

County Executive Baker to participate in annual City of Bowie Memorial Day Parade

Bowie High School Annex (Parade start)

3021 Belair Drive

Bowie, MD

 

Sunday, May 27, 2018

 

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

County Executive Public Schedule for Monday, May 14, 2018

10:30 AM

County Executive Baker to deliver remarks at the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Prince George’s County Organics Composting Facilitylargest organic food composting facility on east coast of United States

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

County Executive Public Schedule for Friday May 11, 2018

2:00 PM

 

County Executive Baker to attend funeral services for Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation

7401 Park Heights Avenue

Baltimore, MD

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

County Executive Public Schedule for Thursday, May 10, 2018

11:45 AM

 

County Executive Baker to deliver remarks at the 15th Anniversary Meeting of the Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable 

MGM National Harbor

101 MGM National Ave

National Harbor, MD

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

County Executive Public Schedule for April 28 – May 4, 2018

Saturday, April 28, 2018

 

8:15 AM

 

County Executive Baker to deliver remarks at the Prince George’s Child Resource Center’s Annual Building for Success Conference 

Eleanor Roosevelt High School

Auditorium

7601 Han...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

County Executive Public Schedule for April 23 - 27, 2018

Monday, April 23, 2018

 

No Public Schedule

 

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

 

No Public Schedule 

 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

10:00 AM 

 

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

County Executive Public Schedule for April 14 - 20, 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018

 

No Public Schedule 

 

Sunday, April 15, 2018

 

10:00 AM 

 

County Executive Baker to be interviewed Live on WOL 1450 AMs The Archie Beslow Show – “Let&a...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

County Executive Public Schedule for April 9 - 13, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

 

County Executive Baker to attend “Sine Die” – the last day of the 2018 Maryland General Assembly Session

State Capitol

Annapolis, MD

 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

 

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

County Executive Public Schedule for March 24 - 29, 2018

Saturday, March 24, 2018

9:30 AM

County Executive Baker to join Senator Chris Van Hollen at a Reception for Students Participating in the “March for Life Rally” on the National Mall

Stewart Mott House on Capitol Hill122 Maryland Avenue, N...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

County Executive Public Schedule for Wednesday, March 21, 2018

EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

County Executive Baker to deliver remarks at the Prince George’s County “Smart Start for Babies Program Launch and Press Conference” 

 

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

County Executive Public Schedule for March 20-23, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

8:30 AM

County Executive Baker to deliver remarks at the Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Growth Forum

Metro Points Hotel

8500 Annapolis Road

New Carrollton, MD

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

10:30 AM

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

2018 Primary Elections

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Find out more about the elections. You can cast your vote early!

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Happy 4th of July!

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Join us in wishing the United States of America a happy 242nd birthday.

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Posted on: June 10, 2018

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You can help prevent dating violence by promoting healthy relations amongst youth and young adults. Ask first, respect the answer.

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Adopt-A-Friend

Cat Adoptions

You can adopt your very own cat/kitten for $5 each during the months of June and August. Each adoption includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, and microchip.

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot for the 2018 Primary Election

The deadline to request a 2018 Primary Election absentee ballot for mail delivery is June 19, 2018.

     The deadline to request a 2018 Primary Election absentee ballot for mail delivery is June 19, 2018. The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the primary election for online delivery is June 22, 2018. Any registered vo...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Important Election Information for the 2018 Primary Election

For the 2018 Primary Election, voters can vote in person or by absentee ballot.

LARGO, Maryland (June 12, 2018) – For the 2018 Primary Election, voters can vote in person or by absentee ballot. To vote in person, voters who reside in Prince George’s County can vote before election day at a designated early voting ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Summer Heat Safety Tips for your Pets

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Consider these tips to help keep your pet safe and cool in hot weather

LARGO, MD – Excessive high temperatures can be dangerous not only to humans but to your furry companions as well.  With temperatures reaching 90 degrees or above the next few days, the Prince George’s County Department of the ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Prince George’s County Hosts 25th Annual “Be Kind to Animals” Poster Contest and Awards Ceremony

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Honors 22 elementary students for supporting responsible pet care and kindness to animals through creative artwork

LARGO, MD – The Department of the Environment (DoE) Animal Services Division (ASD) announced the winning entries of the “Be Kind to Animals” Poster Contest during a special awards ceremony held at the Animal Services Facility in Upper Marlboro. &...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Promote Healthy Relationships Among Our Youth and Young Adults

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Stop Youth Dating Violence in Prince George's County

Stop Youth Dating Violence

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

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Stop Youth Dating Violence

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Stop Youth Dating Violence in Prince George's County

Stop Youth Dating Violence

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Signs of Domestic Violence

Signs of Domestic Violence

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Types of Physical Abuse

Types of Physical Abuse

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY - Annual Awards Luncheon Honors Local Mental Health Providers and Advocates

The Local Behavioral Health Authority will join keynote speaker Dr. Gayle Porter, Co-Director of the Gaston and Porter Health Improvement Center, in hosting the Annual Mental Health Provider Appreciation and Awards Luncheon.

LARGO, MD – On May 24 at La Fontaine Bleue, the Prince George’s County Health Department’s Local Behavioral Health Authority will join keynote speaker Dr. Gayle Porter, Co-Director of the Gaston and Porter Health Improvement Center, in hosting the Annual ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

PRESS RELEASE - Synthetic Cannabinoids Alert

LARGO, MD-- The Maryland Poison Center has confirmed at least 20 reports of individuals across the state who have developed bleeding disorders after using synthetic cannabinoids.

LARGO, MD-- The Maryland Poison Center has confirmed at least 20 reports of individuals across the state who have developed bleeding disorders after using synthetic cannabinoids.

Synthetic cannabinoids are human-made, mind-altering chemicals that are spray...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Health Department Opens Wet Season Soil Testing

The 2018 wet season percolation (PERC) testing for Prince George’s County begins on FEBRUARY 21, 2018 due to adequate soil saturation levels. 

 PERC testing is required for any property that is not going to be served by public s...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot for the 2018 Primary Election

The deadline to request a 2018 Primary Election absentee ballot for mail delivery is June 19, 2018.

The deadline to request a 2018 Primary Election absentee ballot for mail delivery is June 19, 2018. The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the primary election for online delivery is June 22, 2018. Any registered voter in Maryland may request and ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Statement from County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Regarding Immigrant Children Being Removed From Their Parents by the Trump Administration

Upper Marlboro, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, released this statement following news of thousands of immigrant children currently separated from their parents and being detained at the U.S. border.

“Once again President Trump...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Summer Heat Safety Tips for your Pets

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Consider these tips to help keep your pet safe and cool in hot weather

LARGO, MD – Excessive high temperatures can be dangerous not only to humans but to your furry companions as well.  With temperatures reaching 90 degrees or above the next few days, the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment Animal S...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Important Election Information for the 2018 Primary Election

For the 2018 Primary Election, voters can vote in person or by absentee ballot.

LARGO, Maryland (June 12, 2018) – For the 2018 Primary Election, voters can vote in person or by absentee ballot. To vote in person, voters who reside in Prince George’s County can vote before election day at a designated early voting center in Prince Geo...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

County Executive to Celebrate $1 Billion in Private Investment in County resulting from the EDI Fund

$36.5 Million awarded in EDI Funds stimulated $1 billion for 44 approved projects and retained or created over 12,000 new jobs

Largo, MD: Tomorrow, Thursday, June 7, at 11:00 a.m. at the Rooftop of the New Remy Building located at the New Carrollton Metro Station, 7730 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III will join lo...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Statement From County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Dr. Maxwell’s announcement regarding his future as leader of the Prince George’s County Public School System

Upper Marlboro, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, released the following statement after Prince George’s County Public Schools’ (PGCPS) Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin Maxwell announced he will enter into discussion with the P...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Prince George’s Office of Community Relations’ Human Relations Commission

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On July 25, 2017 the Human Relations Commission celebrated its 45th anniversary in conjunction with the J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association.

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Prince George's County Department of Social Services Receives 2018 Mass Care Award

Prince George’s County Department of Social Services Receives 

Maryland’s Office of Emergency Operations 2018 Mass Care Services Award

LANDOVER, Maryland –May 11, 2018, Prince George’s County Department of Social Services (DSS) was named the 2018 M...

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