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  • 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...
  • Finally, Maryland figures out how to profit from gambling

    Finally, Maryland figures out how to profit from gambling
    With the Maryland unemployment rate hovering around 7 percent and the pace of job creation slowed in recent months, it's fair to say that the Free State could use an economic boost of consequence. How fortunate that one has arrived at seemingly no...
  • MGM pours another $3 million into Maryland

    MGM Resorts International put another $3 million into a campaign to expand gambling in Maryland, bringing their total to $8.3 million. The new check means $19.4 million  been raised -- almost entirely from gambling companies -- to influence Marylanders...
  • Money for Md. gambling campaign exceeds that spent in 2010 governor's race

    With seven weeks to go before the Nov. 6 election, special interests with a stake in the gambling referendum have raised more than the amount spent by candidates in Maryland's last governor's race. With the addition of $3 million by MGM Resorts...
  • Three county executives urge support for gambling expansion

    Three county executives urge support for gambling expansion
    County leaders from three of Maryland's largest jurisdictions stood side-by-side in Montgomery County urging voters to support gambling expansion. Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker -- one of the staunchest supporters of gambling in the...
  • 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...
  • Panel to urge more disclosure of independent spending

     A panel set up by the General Assembly to study Maryland's campaign finance laws plans to recommend a series of measures that would force outside interests that advertise in Maryland political campaigns or ballot issues to disclose their spending more...
  • Poll finds support for same-sex marriage, but not gambling

    Poll finds support for same-sex marriage, but not gambling
    Five weeks before the election, a measure to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland has seen a surge of support and is now favored by likely voters, 49 percent to 39 percent, a new Baltimore Sun poll has found. But at this stage, most voters are...
  • Harford legislators call second special session 'unnecessary' and possibly unconstitutional

    Legislators will be returning to Annapolis Thursday for the second special session this year, a move many Harford politicians are against. "Our constitution states that the governor can convene a special session of the legislature in the case of an...
  • O'Malley casino bill could get Senate vote Friday

    O'Malley casino bill could get Senate vote Friday
    The Maryland Senate prepared to take up the governor's gambling bill Friday as Senate PresidentThomas V. Mike Millerexpressed cautious optimism that the General Assembly will approve the measure by early next week. The legislation will be on the Senate...
  • O'Malley unveils gambling expansion legislation

    O'Malley unveils gambling expansion legislation
    Gov. Martin O'Malley unveiled legislation Tuesday night that would expand gambling in Maryland, limit the influence of gambling interests in state politics and extend tax breaks to casino operators who would face increased competition if the plan is...
  • Howard delegates have mixed views on gambling expansion

    When Gov. Martin O'Malley announced July 27 that he would call a special session on gambling expansion, he did not have the necessary votes lined up in the House of Delegates, where gambling bills have hit the most obstacles in recent years. And so, in...