Author Archives: Capital News Service

Table games amendment introduced in House

ANNAPOLIS —- With an eye toward generating revenue and staying competitive with surrounding states, Del. Frank S. Turner, D-Howard, introduced a bill Wednesday to eventually amend Maryland’s gaming laws and allow sites awarded slots licenses to operate table games. The ...

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Rail stimulus money: Boost for Md. or ‘insult’?

WASHINGTON — While Maryland politicians are praising the $70 million in stimulus dollars the state received for high-speed rail improvements, the ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, Rep. John Mica of Florida, called Maryland’s share “peanuts” and “an insult.” ...

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Md. wants help with snow costs

WASHINGTON — Maryland’s congressional delegation is encouraging President Barack Obama to loosen the purse strings on federal funding to cover the toll December’s record-breaking snowstorm took on public resources. The state’s senators and congressmen signed a letter to Obama Wednesday ...

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