NBC 4 Washington Covers the State of the Education System Address

October 20, 2016

Here’s the story from NBC 4 Washington covering The Business Roundtable’s October 19, 2016 event, the State of the Education System Address with Dr. Kevin Maxwell and County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III. The story also features comments from Roundtable Secretary/Treasurer Steve Proctor and Board Member Gary Michael.

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News Release: PGCPS CEO Highlights Achievements, Action Plan in ‘State of the Education System’ Address

October 20, 2016

The following is the re-printed press release from the County School System for yesterday’s State of the Education System Address, hosted by the Business Roundtable at the Colony South Hotel in Clinton. UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell highlighted the system’s progress in “moving […]

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Awarding a Lifetime of Service

October 14, 2016

Congratulations to Business Roundtable President/CEO M.H. Jim Estepp, honored this week with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Prince George’s Community Foundation’s 2016 Civic Leadership Awards.

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The Business Roundtable Honors Public Safety Director Mark Magaw

September 29, 2016

Recently, the Business Roundtable had the honor of presenting Prince George’s County Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Public Safety, Mark A. Magaw, with our Distinguished Public Service Award for his more than thirty years protecting the citizens and businesses of the county during his exemplary career in public safety. Prior to answering the call of County […]

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A nice new ‘start’ for the FBI in Greenbelt?

September 28, 2016

By Jeff Barnd, WJLA, published September 27, 2016 WJLA WASHINGTON (ABC7) — This month, leaders from The University of Maryland’s College Park and Baltimore campuses announced a new plan for the Maryland Academy for Innovation in National Security. The Maryland Academy will, among other things, be able to mentor and recruit the next generation of […]

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Prince George’s County Earns 5 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards

August 16, 2016

From County Executive News, June 23,2016 County honored in Community/Economic Development, Administration Management, Justice and Public Safety, Infrastructure, Energy, and Sustainability, and Human Services categories Upper Marlboro, MD – The Prince George’s County government has been recognized for five Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government […]

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Prince George’s County Welcomes its Family Justice Center

June 9, 2016

Check out the great piece above, courtesy of WRC-4, with video of the opening of the new Family Justice Center, including specifics on the center itself and the great works expected on behalf of victims of domestic violence in the county. Congratulations to 7th Judicial Circuit Administrative Judge Sheila Tillerson Adams for her unending drive […]

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The Quality of Life for Prince Georgian’s Continues to Rise

April 14, 2016

Thanks very much to the more than 400 people in attendance at the Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable and Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation’s 2016 State of the Economy Breakfast with County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III. It is with great pride that we release the 2016 Prince George’s County Quality of Life Index®, […]

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The Updated Quality of Life Index is Coming on April 13, 2016!

April 12, 2016

The text below, including some of the good news revealed in the index, is from our Press Release for the Updated Index. The Roundtable Unveils its New Quality of Life Index for Prince George’s County During County Executive Rushern Baker’s State of the Economy Address Prince George’s County, MD- The Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable […]

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Statements from County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III and Governor Larry Hogan about the Fatal Shooting of Prince George’s County Police Officer Jacai Colson

March 14, 2016

From County Executive Baker: “On a quiet and rainy Sunday in Prince George’s County, tragedy struck our County’s police department as officer Jacai Colson, a four-year veteran died after being shot during an attack at our County’s District 3 Police Headquarters. Officer Colson has been described by his colleagues as a “cop’s cop” and was […]

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