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Eye Opener: Gambling subcommittee chairman did not like expansion bill

Brian E. Frosh, the Senate’s Judicial Proceedings Chairman, is likely to run for attorney general in 2014, he told The Daily Record Thursday. The Montgomery County Democrat has announced an exploratory campaign committee and says current Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler will run for governor.

Here’s a few other government and politics headlines this morning:

– MarylandReporter.com reports that Del. Frank S. Turner, a Howard County Democrat who led the floor debate on gambling, would have voted against the bill if he was not the floor leader.

– The Frederick News-Post reports that the town of New Market will continue to be exempt from state ethics laws.

– The Washington Post reports that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg contributed $250,000 to Maryland’s same-sex marriage supporters.

– Patch.com reports on the continued sparring between Sen. Bobby Zirkin and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz over the issue of having a partially-elected school board.