Welcome to Week 2 of the Eye on Annapolis Podcast where we look back at the week that was and preview the week that will be in the State House. The 2012 General Assembly session got off to a more contentious ...Read More »
Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort, the state-owned hotel, conference center and golf course property in Western Maryland, is $66 million in the hole and that debt has played a central role in efforts to find a casino developer to ...
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More than two dozen Maryland legislators have signed on to an amicus brief supporting the Affordable Care Act as the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on President Obama’s signature piece of health care legislation. The 26 delegates and senators ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – The state Friday afternoon rejected a bid led by former Maryland Democratic Party Chairman Nathan Landow to build a casino at the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort. The move leaves Maryland with just one surviving application to ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Delays in background investigations of would-be casino developers in Western Maryland will push back the state’s decision on a pair of applications to build a slots parlor at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort. Stephen L. Martino, ...Read More »
As Maryland lawmakers consider sanctions against one of their own, a new committee of seven senators will be searching for ways to make the state’s ethics laws more open and transparent and toughen sanctions against lawmakers who break them. The ...
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ANNAPOLIS – Maryland business leaders predicted Thursday that the General Assembly will not raise the $800 million for transportation projects that a commission called for last fall. Prominent business representatives have been among the most ardent and outspoken supporters of ...
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Harford County has won the “House of Cards” sweepstakes, landing the production of the political drama to be distributed by online streaming service Netflix. County Executive David R. Craig announced the deal this week. “This represents a tremendous opportunity for ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – Gov. Martin O’Malley floated a 1-cent sales tax increase on Wednesday as another potential remedy to the state’s persistent and widespread money problems. The idea appeared to catch lawmakers off guard as they gathered in the State House ...
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Maryland’s lawmakers are back in Annapolis on Wednesday for the 430th legislative session. The General Assembly faces a host of major fiscal issues, including a $1.1 billion budget deficit and a push by powerful lawmakers and interest groups to raise more ...Read More »