FBI HQ Decision Expected ‘In The Coming Months’ As GSA Picks Final Decision-Makers

The General Services Administration has taken the unusual step of laying out its decision-making process to select a new FBI headquarters site, promising a decision will arrive “in the coming months.” The federal government’s procurement arm, which is responsible for real estate decisions, including the FBI’s search, revealed that two GSA employees and one FBI employee will independently review the pitches made by the three finalists: Greenbelt and Landover,…

Judge grants elections board request to count mail-in ballots as they arrive

A Montgomery County circuit court judge sided with the state Board of Elections on Friday, ruling that Maryland elections officials may process and count mail-in ballots as they come in. In granting the election board’s petition, Chief Administrative Judge James Bonifant accepted their argument that the expected deluge of mail-in ballots would result in a…

Prince George’s Teachers Union Reaches Tentative Deal With Schools

Maryland’s second-largest school system reached a tentative agreement with its teachers union this week, after a roughly two-month impasse. The Prince George’s County Educators’ Association — which represents about 10,000 educators — announced the agreement in a statement Wednesday. The union characterized the deal as making “strides on empowering educators to lead the district,” but…