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Maryland lottery games may be coming to Internet

In what some experts call a step toward full-fledged online gambling, the Maryland State Lottery Agency appears poised to join a handful of states that run Internet programs through which players can buy — and then play — an shopping cart of lottery games.

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City Council gives preliminary OK to bottle tax

A key committee of the Baltimore City Council voted Monday afternoon to send a proposed 3-cent increase in the city’s bottle tax to the full council for a vote this month. The Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee voted out ...

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Report: Bottle tax increase will lead to job losses in Baltimore

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s plan to increase the container tax by three cents to help fund school construction will result in a new wave of job losses in Baltimore and also harm working families, according to a report released Friday by ...

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House approves 2 percent IWIF premium tax

ANNAPOLIS — The Injured Workers’ Insurance Fund would bolster the state’s bottom line in the spending plan under consideration by the General Assembly, a budget-balancing move that would ultimately be passed along to the company’s ratepayers. The proposal, part of ...

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