Archive | April 18th, 2012

House gambling chairman wants no gaming bills in special session

April 18, 2012

The chair of the gambling subcommittee in the House of Delegates said Wednesday he hopes there are no gaming bills in any special session to fix the current budget mess -- there are not enough votes to pass a 6th casino. [...more]

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Doomsday clock records budget countdown

With 73 days until the implementation of the “doomsday budget,” a coalition of Marylanders affected by the potential $500 million in cuts unveiled a countdown clock at a news conference Wednesday. [...more]

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BWI taxicab contract extended despite continuing protests

After more than a year of controversy, the Board of Public Works approved a contract granting a Maryland taxi franchise the continuing exclusive right to operate and manage the cab service at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. [...more]

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State Roundup, April 18, 2012

O'Malley says progress being made toward special session; but fiscal conservatives are fighting it; Chesapeake Bay's pollution grade drops once again; retired state Sen. Walter Baker dies at 84; Bongino addresses brother's involvement in Secret Service prostitution scandal; and Wicomico, Frederick counties must face likely cuts from state doomsday budget. [...more]

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