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Jack Johnson convinced Merriweather to go green

Rock stars know the power of a microphone. Normally they use it to blast out the eardrums of loyal fans at a concert. But Jack Johnson used his megaphone to encourage the Merriweather Post Pavilion to add solar panels and a biodiesel generator. Now major renovation project is expanding on those changes.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 02:26pm EDT

Tags: Jack Johnson, Merriweather Post Pavilion, green building

Pr. George's developer Daniel Colton sentenced in corruption scandal

Developer Daniel Colton has been sentenced to two years in prison and three years of supervised probation for his role in the corruption scandal tied to former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 02:28pm EDT

Tags: Daniel Colton, Jack Johnson, corruption

McDonnell charges mirror others for area leaders

The indictment of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen is strikingly similar to charges against other Washington-area leaders in the past few years, and even the past few decades.

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 06:33am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, max smith, Marvin Mandel, Jack Johnson, Star Scientific Inc., Enron

Prince George's still paying for Jack Johnson's housing scandal

Former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson is in prison but his corruption conviction continues to cost taxpayers. The U.S. Housing and Urban Development wants Prince George's County to pay back $1 million that was misspent.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 04:36am EST

Tags: Jack Johnson, HUD, Temple Hills, veronica robinson, Kairos Development

Md. ballot question: Removal of elected officials

This changes when an elected official charged with certain crimes can be removed from office.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:18am EDT

Tags: local elections, ballot questions, Leslie Johnson, Jack Johnson

Pr. George's Co. exec aims to expand ethics office

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker is proposing legislation that would strengthen the county's ethics office.

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 09:27am EDT

Tags: Rushern Baker, Marie Campbell, Jack Johnson, The Washington Post

Jack Johnson's prison date delayed

Former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson will remain out of prison for two more weeks.

Monday - 01/30/2012, 10:58pm EST

Tags: Jack Johnson, Austin-Bergstrom, fraud, corruption, Prince George

Jack Johnson disbarred in Md.

Maryland's highest court disbarred former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson Friday.

Friday - 01/27/2012, 10:48am EST

Tags: Jack Johnson, Pat Robertson, Leslie Johnson, Prince George, Neal Augenstein, Colleen Kelleher

Jack Johnson to collect pension in prison

When you play Monopoly, you go directly to jail and do not collect $200. When former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson goes to prison, he will collect $49,552 a year.

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 08:33am EST

Tags: Jack Johnson, Bowie State University, corruption