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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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Short on time, General Assembly has weekend session

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers are holding an unusual weekend session to catch up. Both the House of Delegates and Senate are scheduled to work on Saturday, two days before scheduled adjournment at midnight Monday. A panel of House and Senate ...

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House gay marriage supporter could miss final vote on bill

ANNAPOLIS — A Democratic Delegate who supports gay marriage says she could miss a final vote on the bill. If lawmakers vote on the bill Friday, Del. Veronica Turner, who is in the hospital and scheduled to have emergency surgery ...

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Md. House to debate gay marriage bill as early as Thursday

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland House of Delegates will wait at least until Thursday to begin debate on a bill to legalize gay marriage, members said. Supporters of the measure agreed Wednesday to layover the bill, potentially bringing it up for ...

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Bill would OK table games and new casino site

ANNAPOLIS — A measure introduced in the Maryland Senate on Monday night would allow table games like blackjack at casinos and make it possible to build a casino in Prince George’s County. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Douglas J.J. Peters, ...

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