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‘Special session fatigue’ sets in for state lawmakers

Persistent bullying by the General Assembly’s Democratic super-majority hasn’t stripped a sense of humor from the House of Delegates’ Republican leader. Addressing the media hours after the Supreme Court delivered its ruling on the Affordable Care Act Thursday, Minority Leader Anthony ...

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Not looking like enough votes in House to expand gambling

ANNAPOLIS — It’s known as a “heavy lift” in legislative circles – the kind of bill that’s hard to round up votes for – and that’s exactly what the effort to expand gambling in Maryland is proving to be. The ...

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Gambling debate helps lobbyists hit jackpot

ANNAPOLIS — This year’s high-stakes gambling debate contributed to a big payday for top General Assembly lobbyists, who saw their earnings for the six-month period that includes the 2012 legislative session leap 38 percent year-over-year. Penn National Gaming Inc., operator ...

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Eye Opener: Gambling still on the table

The gambling issue may not be dead, as Gov. Martin O’Malley lashed out at House of Delegates leadership and House Speaker Michael E. Busch, D-Anne Arundel, said a compromise could still be reached. Meanwhile, the lottery commission decided a Caesars ...

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Week in review – 6/22/12: Ships set sale in city

Ships set sale in city As the nearly 40 tall ships and naval vessels that filled Baltimore’s harbor for the last week departed earlier this week, area businesses continued to have something to celebrate: a boost to their bottom lines. ...

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Lottery board approves city casino bidders

The Maryland State Lottery Commission unanimously decided Thursday that a Caesars Entertainment Corp.-led group is qualified for a Baltimore slot machine license, despite one investor’s questionable loan to an indicted former Detroit mayor who faces federal corruption charges. Dan Gilbert, ...

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