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  • O'Malley wants to put sales tax on gas

    O'Malley wants to put sales tax on gas
    Gov. Martin O'Malley wants to apply Maryland's 6 percent sales tax to gasoline, a change that at current prices would add 18 cents a gallon to the cost at the pump. The increase — to be phased in over three years —would be on top of the 23....
  • Firms vying for state contracts fund O'Malley-led group

    Firms vying for state contracts fund O'Malley-led group
    Companies seeking lucrative state contracts and business deals in Maryland made five- and six-figure contributions in recent months to a Democratic governors group led by Gov. Martin O'Malley, federal records show. Firms making large gifts to the...
  • Along with jobs, Fort Meade growth brings traffic concerns

    Along with jobs, Fort Meade growth brings traffic concerns
    Second in a two-part series If you build it, they will come – and most will be in cars. That's the reality facing planners at Fort Meade, the military installation in Anne Arundel County just east of the Howard County line that has seen major...
  • Slots commission rejects Landow's bid for Rocky Gap

    Maryland's slots commission threw out a bid Friday by former state Democratic Party Chairman Nathan Landow to build a casino at Rocky Gap, leaving a single offer in play for the Western Maryland resort. The decision concerning one of Maryland's five...
  • City slots bidders get two-month extension

    State officials agreed Wednesday to extend the bidding deadline for the Baltimore slots license by nearly two months, a move that delays the selection process until after the city's contested mayoral primary in September. The vote by the Maryland slots...
  • Delay for city slots parlor may be a good sign

    Delay for city slots parlor may be a good sign
    After years of starts and stops, any delay in the effort to bring a slots parlor to Baltimore — and with it needed tax revenues for the city and state — is unwelcome. But on the whole, the decision by the state slots licensing commission to...
  • City economic development chief Brodie to retire

    City economic development chief Brodie to retire
    M.J. "Jay" Brodie, who has headed Baltimore's economic development agency under four mayors and helped shepherd projects such as the Harbor East redevelopment, said Thursday he plans to retire. The Baltimore native and former city housing commissioner is...
  • Tourism study released; officials push need for convention center, hotel tax

    Tourism study released; officials push need for convention center, hotel tax
    Harford County administration and tourism officials formally announced Tuesday the results of the Destination Market Study to streamline the county's tourism efforts as it struggles to get a hotel tax through the Maryland General Assembly this year....
  • Study: New arena, larger convention center would transform city

    A $900 million proposal to build a downtown sports and entertainment arena linked to an expanded Baltimore Convention Center would appeal to national and international convention planners seeking a "destination package" and could transform the city,...
  • Arundel Mills slots parlor installs first set of machines

    Arundel Mills slots parlor installs first set of machines
    Four trucks laden with 100 slot machines arrived early Wednesday morning at the nearly completed casino at Arundel Mills mall. For the next two hours, workers wheeled banks of the gleaming new machines, one by one, inside on hand trucks. Installation...
  • Familiar face makes role her own

    Familiar face makes role her own
    She has been Baltimore's mayor for nearly 20 months already, thrust into office to become a familiar if often unreadable face at the helm of a city beset by crime, budgetary woes and even Mother Nature. But with her victory in the Democratic primary...
  • Developers show interest in Baltimore slots license

    Two developers say they are planning to submit bids Friday to operate a casino in Western Maryland, and the head of the state slots commission said there are "multiple people interested" in the Baltimore slots license. Developers with ambitions to run...