What can County Executive Rushern L. Baker III and others do about corruption?
(Washington Post) — Anyone who does business in the metropolitan area can identify difficult aspects of the governing culture that are unique to Prince George’s County. These can and must be fixed. Here are 10 ways how: End the pervasive involvement of elected officials in land use, which has dominated county politics. Follow the example of most major jurisdictions, in which these decisions are made by professional planners and independent planning boards, reserving only master plans and significant land-use issues to elected officials.