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Week in review: 6/15/12

Study: State should bet on 6 for casinos Maryland’s gambling market can absorb a sixth casino — and already-approved facilities will make more money — if the state also legalizes table games, according to a joint study by state fiscal ...

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Uncertainty surrounds rushed gambling report

Ten- and 12-hour days were the norm for state fiscal analysts working over the last month to put together a rushed report with PricewaterhouseCoopers on whether to expand gambling in Maryland. The hours were long for analysts at PricewaterhouseCoopers, too, ...

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Analyst: ‘Doomsday Budget’ would cost 500 state jobs

ANNAPOLIS — Hundreds of state jobs would be eliminated and agencies would face across-the-board budget cuts should the Maryland Senate choose to pass a so-called “Doomsday Budget,” according to the state’s director of the Office of Policy Analysis in the ...

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Analysts brief lawmakers on Maryland’s ‘doomsday’ budget

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland analysts have outlined nearly $800 million in additional budget cuts to fill budget gaps in case lawmakers can’t agree on new taxes or savings. Warren Deschenaux, director of the state’s Office of Policy Analysis, presented a wide-ranging ...

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Deschenaux: State appears to be on right budget path

ANNAPOLIS — The chief fiscal analyst for the Maryland General Assembly warned lawmakers on Monday that they need to prepare for the “big train that is coming” from federal budget cuts by reducing the state’s running budget deficit in this ...

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General Assembly analyst warns of “big train” of federal cuts

ANNAPOLIS — The chief fiscal analyst for the Maryland General Assembly is warning lawmakers they need to prepare for the “big train that is coming” from federal budget cuts. Warren Deschenaux, director of the state’s Office of Policy Analysis, said ...

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