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Maryland has a budget problem — but no one can agree on why

ANNAPOLIS — Despite Maryland’s apparent prosperity, the state has a perennial budget problem. Maryland is in the top 10 for average annual wage and an unemployment rate a half-percent below the national average. But it also has a structural deficit ...

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Group says casino license is a steal

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s casino operators are licensed at a fraction of the fair market value for such an award, according to a report released Wednesday by policy analysts. The Maryland Public Policy Institute and Maryland Tax Education Foundation calculate that ...

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Dueling studies released on proposed gambling expansion

Up to $1.6 billion in Maryland money has been spent at a West Virginia casino in the last decade, according to a study paid for by proponents of expanding gambling in the Free State, making it vital that voters approve table games and a sixth casino.

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