And there was Del. Glen Glass onTuesday in a House Ways and Means Committee hearing -- wearing sunglasses and a straw hat. ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A panel of lawmakers has bumped up the amount of money a casino in Anne Arundel County and a planned casino in Baltimore would get under an expansion of gambling. The House Ways and Means subcommittee made the ...
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ANNAPOLIS — The duration of a job creation tax credit program was doubled Tuesday, as legislation authorizing the credit’s extension was among the dozens of bills signed by Gov. Martin O’Malley and the presiding officers of the General Assembly. HB ...
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ANNAPOLIS — After several furious hours of maneuvering, a panel of lawmakers restored $2.5 million to the capital budget to fund the planning and design for a project that includes an expansion of the Baltimore Convention Center plus a new ...
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Clarence “Tiger” Davis is the new state president of AARP Maryland, after serving one year as interim president. Davis will serve as the principal AARP volunteer spokesperson in the state and will chair the state executive council. Davis was elected ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly is poised to retain an imperiled 22-year-old tax break for collectible coin dealers, which Gov. Martin O’Malley had sought to eliminate in next year’s budget. An Atlanta company threatened to move three annual Baltimore ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Fewer taxpayers would be affected by an income tax increase approved Monday under a House panel’s plan then one approved by the state Senate last week. The House plan also rejected the idea of applying the state’s sales tax ...
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ANNAPOLIS — A proposal to raise Maryland income taxes may be distasteful to many, but there does not appear to be much appetite to balance the budget long-term through spending reductions alone, a state senator who chairs a key budget ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Officials representing the sole applicant hoping to put a slots parlor in downtown Baltimore say they support a bill that would create a sixth casino in Maryland. Trevor Busche, vice president for corporate development for Caesars Entertainment Corp., ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland House panel has scheduled a hearing for later this week on a bill that would allow a high-end casino in Prince George’s County. Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker has backed a plan that would put ...Read More »