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MGM National Harbor makes good on hiring promises, but county oversight is lacking

It’s not quite 6 a.m., and Carla Truitt is already making the rounds of the 125,000-square-foot casino floor.

She moves from the food court to the bar to the slot machines. She has a long to-do list: Wipe down any dust left from construction. Check. Polish all appliances, glass, stainless steel. Check. Clean floors. Check.

Her crew of 10 workers, dressed in khakis and navy T-shirts, are on a mission to get the new MGM National Harbor casino resort spotless and gleaming for its Dec. 8 opening.

“I came with some torn jeans and a T-shirt and from there the business just grew,” said Truitt, who owns Be-Clean Cleaning Services, a Prince George’s County-based company hired two years ago to take care of the project’s construction trailers and now some post-construction cleanup. “The gratification of all of this is that I am able to give people jobs and opportunities.”

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