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Tag Archives: Donald C. Fry

Md. business allies split over gas tax

Maryland’s business groups have dug in opposing sides of the gas tax debate, prompting early sniping between advocates that are most often allies. Transportation funding has emerged as one of the top issues for the General Assembly, one that could ...

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Editorial: High stakes video poker

There is an understandable urgency to get Baltimore’s slots casino back on track, but it’s not clear whether steps taken this week will help or hurt that cause. The process has been mired in legal machinations since December 2009 when ...

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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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Donald C. Fry: Checking Assembly’s business scorecard

Improving Maryland’s business climate is constantly on the minds of corporate leaders and economic developers. What was promising about the 2010 election cycle was that the topic was also on the minds of recession-wary candidates for office, virtually all of ...

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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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Editorial: Balancing act

Gov. Martin O’Malley said repeatedly on the campaign trail in the fall that his top priority was jobs — creating them, retaining them, saving them and enabling businesses in Maryland to feel confident enough to add them to their payrolls. ...

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Donald C. Fry: Assembly leaders back disingenuous gas tax

State lawmakers face a session of reckoning during the Maryland General Assembly’s next three months in Annapolis. First, they face an estimated $1.6 billion operating budget deficit for the fiscal year that begins July 1 without benefit of more than ...

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