Senate passes Internet lottery ban; will House?
The Senate quietly passed legislation this week that would prevent what some have called an enormous electronic expansion of gambling, but the bill seems unlikely to move much further along the the legislative process.
Budget chair warns committee to keep open mind on transportation
The chairwoman of the House of Delegates' Ways and Means Committee told members Thursday to be ready to deal with legislation that could raise money for transportation, but cautioned she did not know what such a bill might look like.
Key House subcommittee chairman is through with gambling
Del. Frank S. Turner, D-Howard, had enough of the gambling expansion debate during the regular General Assembly session and doesn’t want to see it revisited in a special legislative session. Turner said at a Howard County Chamber of Commerce breakfast that he hopes gambling bills are not introduced if Gov. Martin O’Malley calls a special […]
A busy day in Annapolis
It’s shaping up to be a busy day around State Circle. For starters, the Senate is slated to begin debate today on the budget proposal that came out of the chamber’s Budget and Taxation Committee last week, and separate measures that would raise income tax one-quarter of a percent and shift the cost of teacher […]