The Maryland Court of Appeals on Friday issued an order disbarring former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson.
A Prince George's County delegate is proposing a constitutional amendment to close a loophole that allows elected officials convicted of felonies to remain in office until their sentencing.
They're not all nightclubs. Some are bars, some are strip joints, restaurants and even banquet halls. But they all host dancing in Prince George's County.
Former Prince George's County Councilwoman Leslie E. Johnson, who followed her husband's ambitions into politics last year, will now follow in his footsteps to prison.
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Former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson, the face of a wide-ranging federal corruption probe that has netted business owners, developers and government employees, was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in prison for accepting up to $1 million in bribes while in office.
Former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson is due to be sentenced in federal court Tuesday, bringing closure to a more than year-long public corruption scandal that broke open the county's "pay-to-play" political culture.
The favors that people asked of former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson in exchange for money were not always extravagant.
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