Tag: Maryland Stadium Authority

State Roundup: House OKs school funds

Maryland House OKs $2.2 billion school repair, construction bill to ease crowding, replace old buildings; four committees to hear Kirwan education recommendations today; bill would enable people targeted by false police calls to sue the callers for damages; opioid chief Schuh defends expenditures after critical audit; half of Gov. Hogan’s “Green Bag” appointments go to women; new Redskins stadium may just replace the old one; state, local solution sought to hemp farm stench; and attorneys for Catherine Pugh cite distress, economic loss in seeking 366-day sentence for Baltimore’s former mayor.

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Board to act on racing venue, clipper ship and Ravens lottery tickets

The state is poised to chip in its share for the Baltimore roadway improvement needed to make way for the city’s recently-announced Indy Racing League Event.

The Board of Public Works will take up a proposal Wednesday to fix the access road at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, so the park can host pit stops as high-speed racers make their way through the city.

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Stadium authority owed $1.8 million by Orioles, others

The Maryland Stadium Authority hasn’t collected $1.8 million in outstanding bills from its tenants, including more than $800,000 from the Baltimore Orioles, according to a state audit released Thursday.

The authority’s contract with the Orioles requires that the team pay 25 percent of its advertising revenue from Oriole Park at Camden Yards to the state, auditors said. But the team has argued that certain advertising revenues are not subject to rental payments.

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