More than 20,000 people have apparently visited the new Maryland Live! casino in its first two days of operation, pumping money into slot machines. But, with traffic still snared on surrounding roadways, getting there may be the bigger gamble right ...Read More »
In The Daily Record today, read about state and local officials threatening to shut down East Baltimore Development Inc. Meanwhile, in Montgomery County, a pair of neighboring cities are in a battle to attract business to their jurisdictions. Here’s a few ...
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WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett defeated seven Republican primary challengers Tuesday and will face Democratic businessman John Delaney in the fall in what is expected to be a hotly contested House race. Preliminary election results show Bartlett with 44 ...
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WASHINGTON — Candidates in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District focused their last-minute campaigning mainly on Montgomery and Frederick counties Tuesday as voters went to the polls to choose their parties’ nominees. The western Maryland district, a longtime GOP stronghold, was drastically ...
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HAGERSTOWN — If U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett feels a threat to his re-election, he doesn’t show it. Addressing a breakfast crowd at a Republican primary debate in Hagerstown, the 85-year-old conservative from Frederick County calmly ticks off the same objectives ...Read More »
GERMANTOWN — State Sen. Rob Garagiola is getting support in his congressional campaign from Maryland’s highest-ranking Democratic U.S. House member. Rep. Steny Hoyer said Wednesday he’s endorsing his fellow Democrat in the 6th District race because Garagiola is a fighter ...Read More »
A bipartisan group of Senate leaders is backing legislation that would exempt family farms from Maryland’s estate tax. “When someone who owns a farm passes, so often the farm is lost to congestion, to sprawl,” said Senate President Thomas V. ...
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ANNAPOLIS — A mixture of political circumstances in Maryland is prompting about a half-dozen state legislators to make congressional bids this year. For one thing, state legislators get to keep their seats in the General Assembly if they lose. That’s ...Read More »
FREDERICK — State Sen. David Brinkley says he’ll run for Congress. The Frederick County Republican scheduled a Wednesday afternoon news conference in Frederick to formally announce his intentions regarding the 6th District U.S. House seat held by fellow Republican Roscoe ...Read More »
FREDERICK — U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett says he’s stepping up fundraising for a re-election bid now that a court has dismissed a challenge to the redistricting map that made Maryland’s 6th Congressional District more competitive. The 10-term Republican incumbent told ...Read More »