The official website for expanded gambling in Maryland, VoteForSeven.com, has been inaccurately listing Prince George’s Sen. Paul Pinsky, as endorsing Question 7 to build a new casino in his county. The group took down the list of endorsements Tuesday.
Early voting canceled for Tuesday, will now last through Friday; CLOSED: check out the local, state and federal offices that are closed today; Gov. O’Malley says 280,000 in Maryland without power; Hurricane Sandy cancels U.S. Senate debate; Arundel elections officials encourage those voters to read their long ballot before heading to the polls; gambling expansion: will it go through if Prince George’s says no?; U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards is against gambling expansion; teachers union won’t back it; and while Marylanders say O’Malley is fine as governor, only 1 in 5 would back him for president.
The Maryland Public Defender Office has been providing representation since June to all defendants seeking counsel in their bail review hearings. But a Justice Policy Institute report released last month on the bail system in Baltimore City found the money-bail system itself discriminates against lower income defendants.