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  • City ethics director does legal work on county zoning battle

    The director of Baltimore's ethics board — a full-time city employee — is performing legal work on behalf of developers embroiled in a zoning battle in Baltimore County. Avery Aisenstark, who is paid $94,000 as director of the city's...
  • Common Cause questions city ethics director's fitness for job

    Common Cause Maryland questioned Friday whether the city's ethics board director is fit for the job after he acknowledged that he was performing legal work on behalf of developers with business interests in Baltimore. "This raises questions about his...
  • Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan

    Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan
    A day after voters approved an expansion of gambling in Maryland, the state's largest casino said it would hire 1,200 new employees for table games – even as the ballot question's leading opponent suggested that it will turn to the courts. David...
  • Referendum drives target Almond's, Bevins' districts

    Referendum drives target Almond's, Bevins' districts
    Prominent developers have targeted the districts of two Baltimore County councilwomen with referendum drives to overturn recent zoning votes the developers didn't like. At a community meeting this month, a Cordish Cos. representative distributed...
  • Cordish mum on Question 7 at Arundel casino event

    Cordish mum on Question 7 at Arundel casino event
    David Cordish refused to talk politics Wednesday at a celebration of the now-complete Maryland Live Casino. The casino just added its final complement of slot machines — 1,304 — for a total of 4,750, making it the nation's third-largest...
  • Labor group reports spending $2.7 million on casino fight

    A Washington-area labor organization poured $2.7 million into the fight for gambling expansion during the General Assembly's special session last month, according to its disclosure statement. The total reported by the Washington Building & Construction...
  • Gambling interests spent $3.6 million on special session

    Casino owners, labor and other interests spent more than $3.6 million to influence lawmakers during last month's special session to expand gambling in Maryland — a figure that comes to about $900,000 a day for the four-day session, according to...
  • For casino companies, referendum's stakes are huge

    For the casino giants trying to persuade Marylanders to vote for or against more gambling here, the long-term stakes could be in the billions. Penn National Gaming's investment of $13 million for ads urging a "no" vote on Question 7 is pocket change...
  • Source: Penn National angling to buy share in Maryland Live casino

    Source: Penn National angling to buy share in Maryland Live casino
    Penn National has spent $13 million to defeat Question 7 and protect its gambling interests in Maryland. Now it may be abruptly altering its strategy. The Pennsylvania-based company, which owns Hollywood Casino Perryville, is in discussions with the...
  • City sells Senator Theatre at $310,000 loss

    City sells Senator Theatre at $310,000 loss
    Baltimore's spending panel agreed Wednesday to sell the historic Senator Theatre at a $310,000 loss — over the objections of the city's comptroller. "I just think it's too generous," said Comptroller Joan M. Pratt, citing the city's purchase of the...
  • Table games coming to Hollywood Casino in Perryville next week

    Table games coming to Hollywood Casino in Perryville next week
    The company that spent $42 million in a failed attempt to block expanded gambling in Maryland will be the first to introduce table games in the state. Hollywood Casino, owned by Penn National, got preliminary permission Tuesday to operate 20 table...
  • Tribune Co. hires banks to manage offers for newspapers

    Tribune Co. hires banks to manage offers for newspapers
    Tribune Co. has hired two investment banks to manage offers to buy its newspapers, executives said Tuesday, adding that no decisions have been made about whether to sell any properties. JPMorgan Chase and Evercore Partners will oversee a process to...