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Eye Opener: Gambling meeting Wednesday afternoon

House of Delegates leadership will meet Wednesday afternoon in Annapolis to discuss an expansion of Maryland's casino gambling program. Casino developers have jumped back into the debate this week, as Maryland Live developer David S. Cordish met with House Speaker Michael E. Busch, D-Anne Arundel, for two hours Tuesday. ...

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Caesars urges Baltimore lawmakers to approve gambling expansion

In a letter to Baltimore's delegation to the House of Delegates, a Caesars Entertainment Corp. vice president urged the lawmakers to vote for legislation this summer that would change Maryland's casino gambling laws -- but only if Caesars is taken care of. ...

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Deferring slots tax decision was Senate’s idea first

Gov. Martin O'Malley may have taken a step toward gaining support for expanded gambling when he floated the idea of separating a reduction in the slots tax rate from a bill ...

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Eye Opener: Gambling bill could be finished Friday

Gov. Martin O’Malley could have a draft of a bill that would expand gambling in Maryland ready for lawmakers to read Friday. The bill would likely include provisions that would allow a casino at National Harbor in Prince George’s, legalize ...

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Special session boycott still on, delegate says

Updated, 12:25 p.m. Speaking to reporters in Baltimore, Gov. Martin O’Malley said Thursday that lawmakers have a responsibility to return to Annapolis if a special session is called. He said having 188 members of the legislature return to work this summer is “not ...

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Eye Opener: Hrabowski not interested in governor’s seat

Gov. Martin O’Malley could have gambling legislation drafted by Friday for lawmakers to review, the Associated Press reports, setting the stage for the final push toward a casino gambling-focused special legislative session this summer. Here’s a few other headlines: – ...

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Pro-casino radio campaign continues

As General Assembly leadership inches toward what may be (finally) a final resolution to this year’s seemingly never-ending gambling expansion debate, the pro-gambling interest groups fighting the war through advertising debuted a new radio spot Wednesday morning. “There’s no more ...

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