Press Release

April 17, 2007

On Saturday, April 14, U.S.
Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD) opened his Senate Field Office in Prince George's County. The Senator was joined by Prince George's County elected officials, and community and business leaders in a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception. Those attending included: Del. Melony Griffith; Bowie Mayor Fred Robinson; Terry Speigner, Chair of the Prince George's Co. Democratic Central Committee; Arthur Turner, member of the Prince George's Co. Central Committee; Michael Herman, Chief of Staff for County Executive Jack Johnson; Ingrid Turner, Prince George's Co. Council; David Harrington, Prince George's Co. Council; Jim Eastepp, President, Prince George's Co. Business Roundtable; Del. Carolyn J.B. Howard; Gary Michael, Michael Co.; and Del. Aisha Braveboy.

Carleton Atkinson, Deputy State Director for Senator Cardin, will head the Prince George's County Field Office, which is located at 10201 Martin Luther King, Jr. Highway, Ste. 210,Vista Gardens Marketplace, Bowie, Maryland 20720. Phone: 301-860-0414 and fax 301-860-0416.

“I am committed to having a strong presence in Prince George's County, and that is why I have opened my first field office there. I am pleased that Carleton Atkinson as my Deputy State Director has the experience, dedication and knowledge to deal with the issues that are important to residents of Prince George's County.”