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Redskins endorse Maryland gambling measure

ANNAPOLIS — The Washington Redskins are endorsing a ballot question in Maryland to expand gambling. The team issued a statement on Tuesday voicing support for allowing a casino in Prince George’s County, where the Redskins play in Landover. Dennis Greene, ...

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In Montgomery County, a tale of two cities’ jobs

More than 400 jobs in the coveted health and biotechnology industry are coming to Gaithersburg, a huge win for the city of 60,000 residents in Montgomery County. But the jobs — split between pharmaceutical company Novavax (300 employees) and Adventist ...

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Bill would OK table games and new casino site

ANNAPOLIS — A measure introduced in the Maryland Senate on Monday night would allow table games like blackjack at casinos and make it possible to build a casino in Prince George’s County. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Douglas J.J. Peters, ...

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Gundersen finishing Baltimore County’s new strategic plan

In April, Daniel C. Gundersen cold called Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz detailing ideas for the county’s economic development during this time of recession and lean budgets. “I believe in the proverb, ‘If you don’t know where you’re going, any ...

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Editorial: City must act on TIFs, PILOTs

A task force studying the use of TIFs and PILOTs in Baltimore issued an insightful and informative report last week with 11 written recommendations that should be the starting point for reforming the city’s use of these increasingly popular but ...

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Terms of Bechtel’s subsidy are rare

The $9.5 million subsidy for Bechtel Corp. approved by Maryland last month is the largest such economic development incentive the state has dealt in more than 15 years. The deal was also a rarity in that it will simply pay ...

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