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Residents Voice Concerns at Public Safety Forum in Prince George's County
February 4, 2023
By NBC Washington
People who live in Prince George’s County shared their concerns about crime and their push for transparency between the community, local leaders and police. News4’s Dominque Moody was there and has the details.
Cannabis, education top priorities for state’s Legislative Black Caucus
January 26, 2023
By William J. Ford
Establishing the Small Business Protection Act to ensure minority-owned businesses are involved in the procurement process for state contracts..
Md. Gov. Moore welcomes tennis star Frances Tiafoe to State House
January 26, 2023
By Tadiwos Abedje
As a result of his run in the U.S. Open, he was honored by Prince George’s County on Sept. 16, 2022, on the exact court where he learned the game.
Swearing-In: A Big Step Forward For Prince George’s
January 17th, 2023
By Raoul Dennis and Tiffany Young
“Today is an amazing day, the 445th legislative session for the State of Maryland,” Charles said shortly after the swearing in. “We just swore in 23 delegates for Prince George's County, 7 of them being brand new.
Jones announces new Democratic caucus, committee leaders for 2023 General Assembly session
January 5, 2023
By Danielle E. Gaines
Del. Nick Charles (Prince George’s) will be vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus and Del. Melissa Wells (Baltimore City) will be assistant majority leader.
$25K Gas Giveaway By Churches Overshadowed By Station's Price Gouging
June 13, 2022
By Kristin Danley-Greiner, Special to the PATCH
Maryland Delegate Nick Charles, who represents that area, told WUSA9 he reached out to the Attorney General’s office to investigate whether the gas station was intentionally engaging in price gouging.
Stadium or Not, House Panel Approves $400 Million to Develop Entertainment, Sports Venues in Prince George’s
April 4, 2022
By Bruce DePuyt, Special to the Maryland Matters
“Our community hasn’t received much investment over the years, so this is huge. Whether the stadium stays or not,” said Del. Nick Charles (D-Prince George), chair of the county House delegation. “From Largo to Capitol Heights, having this type of investment that we’ve never had in that part of Prince George’s County, that is huge.”
House of Delegates Rejects Florida-Like Amendment to School Anti-Discrimination Bill
March 17, 2022
By Hannah Gaskill, Special to the Maryland Matters
Under the bill, sponsored by Del. Jheanelle K. Wilkins (D-Montgomery) and Del. Nick Charles (D-Prince George’s), schools that violate the nondiscrimination requirements would be subject to having their funding withheld.
Here's Why a Maryland Bill Could Change Child Custody Hearings for Unmarried Parents
February 24, 2022
By Megan Rivers, Special to the WUSA9
HB1036 was introduced by Delegate Nick Charles and redefines when an emergency hearing could take place for custody.
Mandate Debate: Prince George’s, Baltimore Lawmakers Press for Education Funding Hogan Left Out of Budget
February 18, 2022
By Elizabeth Shwe, Special to the Maryland Matters
“We all know that education is the greatest equalizer to overcome systemic racism,” Charles said. “Governor Hogan, we are asking you to work with us and fund our dang schools — give us our money,” he said, citing the state’s historic $4.6 billion surplus.
Following Barron’s Confirmation, Prince George’s House Delegation Elects New Chair
October 9, 2021
By Danielle E. Gaines, Special to the Maryland Matters
Del. Nick Charles (D) was unanimously elected as the new chair of the Prince George’s County House delegation this week, after former Del. Erek Barron was sworn in as the first Black U.S. Attorney for the state of Maryland.
Freshman Delegate Charles Preps for Challenges Ahead
July 14, 2018
By By James Wright, Special to the AFRO
Nick Charles is one of Prince George’s County’s newest elected officials. He cannot wait to go to Annapolis as a delegate in January. Charles got 8,330 votes, enough to have him win one of the three seats for the 25th Legislative District, located in central Prince George’s County. Read More>>
Melony Griffith Forms Ticket With Dels. Davis and Barnes in Prince George’s
September 26, 2017
By Josh Kurtz (Maryland Matters)
Former Del. Melony Griffith (D), who is running to replace state Sen. Ulysses Currie (D) in Prince George’s County’s 25th District, is teaming up with two of the three delegates in the district along with an Air Force veteran and military contractor who ran for a House seat in 2014. Read More>>
Prince George’s homeowners push for action to prop up real estate market
February 8, 2015
By Arelis R. Hernández (Washington Post)
Angry homeowners packed a community meeting in Bowie on Saturday, demanding officials probe the foreclosure and housing crisis that has decimated wealth in Prince George’s County and find more ways to help residents still reeling from financial losses. While the rest of the region has seen property values bounce back since the recession, Prince George’s continues to suffer the effects of a mortgage crisis that devastated neighborhoods in the nation’s wealthiest majority-African American jurisdiction. Read More>>
The Post’s choices in contested Maryland primaries
June 23, 2014
By Editorial Board (Washington Post)
MARYLAND POLLS are open Tuesday for primaries for local, state and federal offices. The following candidates have been endorsed by The Post. In Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, which are heavily Democratic, nearly all contested primary races are among Democrats. Read More>>