Author Archives: Nicholas Sohr

Md. transportation funding under scrutiny

Lawmakers are preparing to tackle the growing gap between the state’s transportation needs and its ability to pay for them this fall during a special session of the General Assembly that will be called to redraw congressional districts. “Certainly you’re ...

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Price stability could mean smoother sailing for proposed Constellation deal

Stability in the electricity market could mean smoother sailing for the proposed sale of Constellation Energy Group Inc. in Maryland, where staunch opposition among state officials helped sink a similar deal in 2006. That year, a merger with Florida-based FPL ...

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Baltimore casino plans face new legal hurdle

The state’s second effort to bring a casino to Baltimore and a developer’s drive to stop it both inched forward Wednesday, setting up a court battle in the coming days that could determine how soon slot machines are up and ...

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Original bidder for Baltimore casino license plans more legal action

ANNAPOLIS — The state is seeking a new developer to build a casino in downtown Baltimore, but the process, already ensnared in a legal challenge, could be pulled back into court as soon as Wednesday. Baltimore City Entertainment Group said ...

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A legislative session marked by caution

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers pruned or shelved major economic, energy and environmental initiatives during a largely cautious 90-day session dominated from the start by social issues and the state’s fiscal predicament. While business leaders lauded passage of a state-run venture ...

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