Gov. Martin O’Malley intends to solicit recommendations for a gambling work group this week, and still believes a second special session to debate expanded gambling could come in August.
Next week’s special session of the General Assembly will be entirely focused on completing the budget, he said.
Here’s a few other headlines around the state:
- The Frederick News-Post reports that with the state’s budget still up in the air, the school system budget is also in a holding pattern.
- The Associated Press reports on the possible impact of President Barack Obama announcing his support for same-sex unions on opponents’ petition drive in Maryland.
- The Baltimore Sun reports that Maryland is among the nation’s best states when it comes to economic mobility.
- The Washington Post reports that O’Malley’s band, O’Malley’s March, will play at Rams Head in Annapolis on May 28.