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O’Malley hits House leaders on gambling; Busch says he’s open to talk

Gov. Martin O’Malley blasted House of Delegates leadership Thursday in a statement that indicates the gambling debate in Maryland is not yet over this summer. “The [gambling expansion] commission arrived at a consensus for moving forward to resolve issues around ...

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Franchot: State needs to ‘grow up’ on gambling issue

Count State Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot as a state official pleased by the work group considering expanded gambling’s failure to reach consensus prior to its final meeting Wednesday. Franchot opened the Board of Public Works meeting Wednesday by saying that ...

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Eye Opener: Big day for gambling

It’s a big day for the state’s gambling program, as the Board of Public Works is expected to give final approval for a slots parlor at Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort in Allegany County and the work group considering ...

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Eye Opener: Legislature forms Pit Bull task force

In The Daily Record today, read about state and local officials threatening to shut down East Baltimore Development Inc. Meanwhile, in Montgomery County, a pair of neighboring cities are in a battle to attract business to their jurisdictions. Here’s a few ...

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Cordish: Maryland Live! won’t hurt Hollywood Casino for long

A few items didn’t make it into today’s story about what developer David Cordish called an oversaturated casino market in Maryland. Stephen L. Martino, director of the Maryland State Lottery Agency, said casino business is already starting to overlap. When Maryland ...

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Editorial: Whistling past the graveyard

Maryland legislators returned to their homes and their full-time occupations last week, no doubt congratulating themselves for taking care of business at their special session that they should have taken care during the 90 days of the regular session. Now, ...

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House Republicans voice opposition to gambling session

Before even the first meeting of a gambling work group formed Monday, opposition is mounting against the possibility of Gov. Martin O’Malley calling a special session of the General Assembly to consider expanded gambling in Maryland. Republican leaders of the House of ...

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State GOP opposes special session on gambling

ANNAPOLIS — Republicans in the House of Delegates are opposing a special session to take up proposed gambling expansion in Maryland. Del. Anthony O’Donnell, the minority leader, and Del. Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, the minority whip, sent a letter to the Legislature’s ...

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