Analysts and Maryland elected officials predict that Penn National Gaming Inc., the only party opposing Question 7, will spend close to $40 million to stop the gambling expansion. The company has spent more than $18 million, but also has about $4 million sitting in a campaign account ready for use.
Here’s a few other headlines in government and politics:
- The Daily Record reports on opponents’ disbelief of UMBC’s Dream Act economic impact study.
- The Frederick News Post reports on those who support switching from a commissioner form of government to a charter in Frederick County.
- The Associated Press reports that Gov. Martin O’Malley will swear in a new labor secretary Wednesday.
- MarylandReporter.com reports on the confusion caused by a mailer meant to increase voter registration in Maryland.